UNSW ranked #5 in world for water
3 July 2020
UNSW has been ranked #5 in the world and #1 in Australia for water resources in the latest ARWU subject rankings.
Water resources received the highest ranking of all UNSW subjects, followed by Civil Engineering - which was ranked #8 in the world. UNSW also featured in the world's top 50 for another 18 subjects.
Published annually since 2009, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) subject rankings is released by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. The 2020 edition, released in June, is based on the number of papers published in Q1 journals by Journal Impact Factor (JIF) during the period of 2014 to 2018, citation impact, papers in top journals/conferences, international collaboration, and academic recognitions and awards.