Curtin continues its rise in latest global research ranking
Curtin University has climbed 14 places in the latest global 2020-21 University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP).
The University achieved the world ranking of 206, up from 220 last year, and remained ninth in Australia for the sixth consecutive year, according to the latest results.
Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor John Cordery welcomed Curtin’s results in the important research ranking, which measures the world’s top 3000 universities.
“This is an outstanding result that demonstrates the University’s commitment to international collaborations that produce high quality research,” Professor Cordery said
“The University will continue to undertake important research that is making a genuine difference to local, national and global communities.
“This URAP ranking result caps off an excellent year for Curtin on the global stage, in which it has risen in a number of prestigious world rankings, including the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), CWTS Leiden Ranking, US News & World Report Best Global University Rankings, and the QS Top 50 under 50.”
The URAP is a research-only ranking using indicators that measure the quality, quantity and impact of publications, as well as international collaboration.
The annual ranking is published by the Informatics Institute at the Middle East Technical University, in Turkey.