Due to the bad weather caused by former tropical cyclone Debbie, staff and students at USQ Toowoomba, USQ Springfield and USQ Ipswich are not expected on campus today. Please stay safe and consider all weather warnings. USQ Toowoomba Graduations will proceed as planned tomorrow, however students required to travel for Graduations that are impacted by weather conditions are requested to contact the Graduations Office. Further information is available.
USQ's ERA Performance
Our ERA results recognise USQ’s excellence in its areas of research focus.
Some of our key achievements include:
- 14 fields of research codes rated at or above world standard
- 3 research areas received an ERA rating of ‘5’ or ‘well above world standard’
- One of only two universities in Queensland to receive a '5' rating for Materials Engineering
- One of only two universities in Queensland to receive a '5' rating for Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
- 6 research areas received an ERA rating of '4' or 'above world standard'
- 5 research areas received an ERA rating of '3' or 'at world standard'
- Top regional university in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Materials Engineering
- Top Queensland university, with UQ, in Crop and Pasture Production
- Top regional university in Astronomical and Space Sciences
- Top regional university in Numerical and Computational Mathematics
For full ERA 2015 results refer to the ERA National Report.
The table below summarises our 2015 ERA Results in descending numerical order.
|||Field of research|
5 well above world standard
|4 above world standard||
|3 world standard||