Monash a leader in global research rankings
Monash University has been recognised as a leader in research in the latest global university ranking.
The university achieved a ranking of 84 out of 750 institutions worldwide in the 2016 US News Best Global Universities Rankings, representing an improvement of four places since last year.
Institutions were evaluated based on their research performance both around the world and in their region.
Administered by US News, the Best Global Universities Rankings is in its second iteration and has expanded this year to include 750 universities, up from 500.
The new offering also features a subject ranking, profiling the top 200 universities across 22 discipline areas.
Monash polled in the top 200 across 16 discipline areas globally, and was ranked number one in Australia in chemistry, materials science, and pharmacology and toxicology.
Monash University President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner AO said the rise highlighted the university’s global reputation for high-quality research.
“These latest global rankings are a welcome recognition of the university’s commitment to quality and performance, enabling us to deliver world-class research that has global impact,” Professor Gardner said.
This current ranking continues the strong standing of Monash in global standings. Monash was recently ranked 73 by the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.