Political Science at UQ Rated 'well above world standard'

1 Apr 2019

UQ social sciences have achieved outstanding results which show excellence in the quality of our research, and real-world relevance combined.

The Excellence in Research for Australia 2018 assessment rated Political Science (FoR 1606) a ‘5’ – well above world standard, equal highest in the country.  UQ was rated well above world standard research quality in more specialised fields of research than any other Australian university, across 93 disciplines.

The ARC’s Engagement and Impact Assessment rated Studies in Human Society (FoR 16) a ‘High’ for Engagement and a ‘High’ for Impact. UQ received ratings of High or Medium across all 25 Units of Assessment. No other institution achieved this comprehensive and outstanding set of ratings.

This means that our work demonstrates excellence and relevance combined. These are exceptional results that should be shared and celebrated by all!

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