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Western Sydney University ERA 2018 Research Outcomes

This table shows the ERA 2018 research outcome for Western Sydney University. It is also possible to see how UWS has performed over previous research ranking surveys. although the criteria has changed somewhat over time.

Western Sydney University ERA Research Outcomes (click links for rankings of all universities for each field)
Field of Research2018201520122010
01 Mathematical Sciences 3 4 4 4
0101 Pure Mathematics 3 3 3 4
0102 Applied Mathematics NA 4 5 4
0104 Statistics NA NA NA 4

02 Physical Sciences 3 1 2 3
0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences NA 2 2 3

03 Chemical Sciences 3 3 3 3
0301 Analytical Chemistry 2 3 3 3
0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry NA 4 4 4
0306 Physical Chemistry (Incl. Structural) 3 3 NA 3

05 Environmental Sciences NA 3 4 5
0501 Ecological Applications NA NA 5 5
0502 Environmental Science and Management NA NA NA 4
0503 Soil Sciences NA 4 5 5

06 Biological Sciences 3 4 4 5
0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology 2 3 3 4
0602 Ecology NA 4 5 5
0603 Evolutionary Biology NA NA NA 5
0605 Microbiology 3 3 4 5
0607 Plant Biology 5 5 5 5
0608 Zoology NA NA 3 5

07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences 4 3 4 5
0705 Forestry Sciences NA 5 5 5

08 Information and Computing Sciences 1 2 3 3
0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing NA 3 3 3
0805 Distributed Computing NA NA NA 3
0806 Information Systems NA 2 2 2

09 Engineering 3 3 4 3
0905 Civil Engineering 4 3 4 3
0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering NA 3 4 5
0908 Food Sciences 2 NA NA NA
0912 Materials Engineering NA 3 5 4
0913 Mechanical Engineering NA 4 3 3

11 Medical and Health Sciences 3 3 4 4
1103 Clinical Sciences 2 3 3 3
1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine NA 5 5 5
1106 Human Movement and Sports Science NA 3 3 4
1109 Neurosciences 2 2 3 3
1110 Nursing 3 3 4 5
1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis NA NA 5 5
1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine NA NA 3 3
1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences NA NA 5 5
1117 Public Health and Health Services 1 2 4 3

12 Built Environment and Design 2 2 3 3
1202 Building NA 2 3 3
1205 Urban and Regional Planning 3 3 2 2

13 Education 2 3 3 3
1301 Education Systems 3 2 3 3
1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy 1 2 2 2
1303 Specialist Studies In Education 3 3 3 3

14 Economics 1 2 2 2
1401 Economic Theory 1 1 NA NA
1402 Applied Economics 1 2 2 2

15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services 2 2 2 2
1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability 1 NA NA NA
1502 Banking, Finance and Investment 2 2 2 2
1503 Business and Management 2 2 2 2
1504 Commercial Services 1 2 NA NA
1505 Marketing 2 2 2 2
1506 Tourism 2 1 NA NA

16 Studies In Human Society 2 3 3 3
1602 Criminology 2 NA 3 3
1604 Human Geography 3 3 4 4
1605 Policy and Administration 2 3 NA NA
1606 Political Science 1 3 2 NA
1607 Social Work 2 2 NA 3
1608 Sociology 2 3 3 4
1699 Other Studies In Human Society 3 3 3 3

17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences 3 2 3 4
1701 Psychology 2 2 4 4
1702 Cognitive Sciences 3 2 3 NA

18 Law and Legal Studies 2 3 2 3
1801 Law 2 3 2 3

19 Studies In Creative Arts and Writing 3 4 3 3
1902 Film, Television and Digital Media 3 3 2 3
1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing 4 4 3 4
1905 Visual Arts and Crafts 2 NA NA NA

20 Language, Communication and Culture 4 4 4 4
2001 Communication and Media Studies 2 NA 3 4
2002 Cultural Studies 5 4 5 5
2003 Language Studies 2 NA NA 2
2004 Linguistics 3 3 4 4
2005 Literary Studies 4 4 3 3

21 History and Archaeology 3 3 3 3
2102 Curatorial and Related Studies NA NA 3 3
2103 Historical Studies 3 3 4 3

22 Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 3 3 3
2203 Philosophy NA 3 3 3
2204 Religion and Religious Studies 2 3 3 2


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