Griffith University is in the top ten of Australian institutions according to a new performance measure ranking universities on a range of published research criteria.

The University Ranking of Academic Performance lists universities on criteria including citation, impact and journal standing. Griffith University has been ranked the tenth-best performed on a national level and is inside the top 300 on world rankings.

Ranked in 39 of the 61 subjects and disciplines, Griffith University was placed in the global top 100 in Nursing (11), Commerce Management, Tourism and Services (29), Law & Legal Studies (36),  International relations (37), Marine Sciences (48), Education (53), Sociology (53), Studies in Human Society (57), Human Movement & Sports Sciences (58), Business (69), Environmental Sciences (78), Environmental Engineering (92).

Just outside the world top 100 is Agriculture (107) and Economics (113).

Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Ned Pankhurst

Griffith University Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Ned Pankhurst said the subject rankings show the excellence in research being undertaken across a wide range of disciplines.

“To be a ranked in the top ten in Australia for our research and innovation is testament to the diligence and focus of our academics who are passionate about making a difference and improving society.”