ANU tops Australia in CWTS Leiden Rankings

Friday 22 May 2015

ANU has topped Australia in the latest highly-respected international university rankings.

ANU was named the top Australian university in the CWTS Leiden Rankings, which measures the impact of research publications and collaborations.

Based on data from 2010 to 2013, ANU had 4,608 scientific papers published, with 13.6 per cent published in the top 10 per cent in their particular field.

For publications in the top 10 per cent, ANU was ranked 89 out of 750 universities globally, and was the only Australian university in the top 100.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young AO said the results reflected the breadth and quality of scientific research at ANU.

"While rankings can fluctuate and be an inexact science, these results show ANU research continues to be rated amongst the best in the world," Professor Young said.

"ANU remains committed to national and international excellence. The outstanding results are a testament to the University's world-class academics and researchers."

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