Australian University Rankings Guide

Physical Sciences ERA Research Rankings

The Australian Universities Physical Sciences ERA research rankings covers a number of subfields, involving Astronomical and Space Sciences, Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics, Classical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Optical Physics, Quantum Physics, and Other Physical Sciences, which can be accessed individually from below the table.

Physical Sciences ERA Research Rankings
RankUniversityBreadth %Depth %Tally
1 University of Sydney 100 94.3 33
2 Australian National University 85.7 93.3 28
3 University of Melbourne 71.4 100 25
=4 Monash University 57.1 100 20
=4 University of Queensland 57.1 100 20
=4 University of Western Australia 57.1 100 20
=7 Swinburne University of Technology 57.1 95 19
=7 University of New South Wales 57.1 95 19
=9 Griffith University 42.9 100 15
=9 University of Adelaide 42.9 100 15
=9 University of Technology Sydney 42.9 100 15
=12 Macquarie University 42.9 93.3 14
=12 University of Newcastle 42.9 93.3 14
14 University of Wollongong 57.1 70 14
15 Curtin University 42.9 86.7 13
=16 La Trobe University 28.6 100 10
=16 Queensland University of Technology 28.6 100 10
18 Flinders University 28.6 80 8
=19 Charles Sturt University 14.3 100 5
=19 University of Southern Queensland 14.3 100 5
=21 James Cook University 14.3 80 4
=21 Murdoch University 14.3 80 4
=21 University of Tasmania 14.3 80 4
24 Western Sydney University 14.3 60 3

Physical Sciences Subfield Area Rankings:


Astronomical and Space Sciences Research Rankings

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ERA Research Ranking Physical Sciences Journals


The research rankings for the Physical Sciences field are based on research published in journals throughout the world. The following page shows the:

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