ACU Research

In 2015 ACU received high scores in the fields of research with 94 per cent of ACU’s research ranked at world standard or better *

Our excellent ERA results acknowledge ACU’s rapidly rising research trajectory. Some of our key achievements include:

 – A ranking of 21st on the Research Excellence Index (Ei) #

 – ACU was the most improved Australian university, moving up 14 places in the 2015 ERA round

 – ACU is ranked equal first in Australia for five Field of Research **

 – ACU received top ERA scores (well above world standard) in four Fields of Research:

Human Movement and Sports Science

Nursing

Public Health and Health Services

Psychology

 – ACU is ranked equal first in Religion and Religious Studies ^

 – The Faculty of Education is ranked equal 4th in Specialist Studies in Education and is equal 6th in Education Systems

 – ACU ranks equal 6th in both Applied Ethics and Philosophy

 – ACU achieved most top scores of five (well above world standard) compared to other unaligned universities

2015 ERA Table

View the full ERA 2015 National Report: http://www.arc.gov.au/era-2015 (hyperlink)

If you have any questions regarding our ERA results, please contact Professor Patrick Heaven, Dean of Research.

* four-digit FoRs

# The Research Excellence Index (Ei) is calculated by the Department of Education and Training. It is used as a moderator when determining universities’ Sustainable Research Excellence (SRE) component of the Research Block Grant

^ With five other universities (2204)

** Human Movement and Sports Science (1106), Nursing (1110), Public Health and Health Services (1117), Psychology (1701), Religion and Religious Studies (2204)