UNSW Civil Engineering moves into the World’s Top 10!

 The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is excited to announce that it has performed extremely well in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

Some of the key research areas of the School have been recognised on the international stage. In Civil Engineering we have improved from 11th to 10th; in Water Resources from 6th to 5th; in Marine/Ocean Engineering from 18th to 16th; in Remote Sensing from 33rd to 16th; and in Transportation Science & Technology from 41st to 34th in the World.

Our academics are justifiably proud of the world quality research being carried out. We are excited by the impact we are having not only in the research sphere but also on the wider community as we transfer our knowledge to industry through our many industry partners and supporters.

UNSW Sydney as a whole scored the most subjects ranked first in Australia and the highest number of subjects ranked in the top 100 in the country.

With 38 subjects ranking in the global top 100, 24 in the top 50 and three in the top 10, UNSW continues its climb up the rankings, having the most subjects of all Australian universities in the prestigious league table.

Nine UNSW subjects – Civil Engineering, Finance, Instruments Science & Technology, Library & Information Science, M

We are excited by the impact we are having not only in the research sphere but also on the wider community as we transfer our knowledge to industry through our many industry partners and supporters.

 

anagement, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Remote Sensing and Water Resources – rank first in Australia. This is almost double the number of UNSW subjects ranked first in 2017.

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects has published the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by academic subjects since 2009. The rankings assess more than 4000 universities across 54 subjects in natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences.

United States universities continue to dominate the rankings, occupying first place in 35 disciplines, followed by China with nine and the Netherlands with three. The best performing institution in the world is Harvard, taking 17 crowns, ShanghaiRanking said in a release.

The methodology to determine the ranking includes the number of papers published, international collaboration and citation impact. The full methodology can be found here.

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