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Flinders University ranked 21st in Australia and 483rd in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 149 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Flinders University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 28,701 publications and 917,424 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 50 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#483 of 14,131 In the World
#25 of 59 In Oceania
#21 of 40 In Australia
#3 of 4 In Adelaide
#31 of 1,044 For Radio and Television broadcasting
#33 of 1,062 For Publishing
#45 of 1,049 For Nursing
#1116 of 7,349 For Alumni Impact
#532 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 146 other topics

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Medicine

Flinders University ranked 13th for Medicine in Australia and 321st in the World with 11,386 publications made and 456,098 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA), Physical Therapy.

Rank Ranking
#13 of 39 In Australia
#15 of 50 In Oceania
#321 of 4,739 In the World

Flinders University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 48 72
1992 29 28
1993 25 45
1994 48 159
1995 48 126
1996 81 197
1997 99 196
1998 115 224
1999 131 231
2000 159 452
2001 161 432
2002 154 502
2003 152 736
2004 184 624
2005 154 598
2006 187 834
2007 209 860
2008 301 1122
2009 308 1521
2010 421 1793
2011 391 1571
2012 478 6911
2013 590 2669
2014 614 2892
2015 695 3766
2016 804 4338
2017 700 6061
2018 667 4411
2019 681 1998
2020 940 3896
2021 1303 1659
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Nursing 8 8 45
Forensic Science 8 9 85
Occupational Therapy 9 10 114
Optometry 7 8 117
Healthcare Management (MHA) 11 12 124
Family medicine 11 13 136
Public Health 14 16 137
Gerontology 14 16 137
Social Work 16 18 157
Clinical Psychology 13 15 161
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 9 11 163
Health Science 11 13 167
Psychiatry 13 15 188
Sports / Exercise science 18 21 203
Physical Therapy 16 19 219
Audiology 11 13 221
Ophthalmology 7 8 223
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 16 19 223
Anatomy and Physiology 9 11 246
Cosmetology 9 10 252
Critical Care Nursing 11 13 292
Respiratory Therapy 10 12 304
Pediatrics 14 16 333
Sports Medicine 22 25 335
Anesthesiology 9 11 340
Epidemiology 16 19 340
Medical Physics 13 15 382
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 13 15 408
Pathology 11 13 466
Surgery 10 12 468
Biomedical Engineering 13 16 495
Plastic Surgery 10 10 495
Cardiology 10 12 503
Immunology 12 14 522
Pharmacology 12 14 523
Urology 10 12 536
Dermatology 11 13 537
Veterinary 20 22 542
Oncology and Cancer research 12 14 546
Radiation Therapy 13 14 555
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 10 12 586
Toxicology 22 25 603
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 13 15 633
Sonography and Ultrasound 16 18 670
Orthodontics 16 20 741
Neurosurgery 15 17 784
Virology 22 25 795
Pharmacy 22 28 849
Dentistry 17 19 853

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Flinders University ranked 20th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 238th in the World with 6,931 publications made and 222,742 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#20 of 39 In Australia
#23 of 51 In Oceania
#238 of 5,073 In the World

Flinders University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 23
1992 16 5
1993 16 12
1994 37 29
1995 31 85
1996 55 122
1997 75 132
1998 84 139
1999 73 66
2000 79 149
2001 103 163
2002 97 248
2003 107 300
2004 107 356
2005 106 241
2006 128 310
2007 152 364
2008 215 480
2009 208 403
2010 289 795
2011 262 619
2012 313 4162
2013 361 1106
2014 437 1574
2015 374 1920
2016 492 2497
2017 402 3682
2018 409 3253
2019 416 716
2020 476 1265
2021 627 918

Biology

Flinders University ranked 17th for Biology in Australia and 532nd in the World with 5,378 publications made and 214,705 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Zoology.

Rank Ranking
#17 of 39 In Australia
#20 of 51 In Oceania
#532 of 4,496 In the World

Flinders University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 60 98
1992 34 54
1993 32 54
1994 36 62
1995 35 63
1996 55 183
1997 65 188
1998 85 225
1999 79 228
2000 90 271
2001 98 244
2002 92 277
2003 101 526
2004 97 448
2005 85 491
2006 105 373
2007 118 606
2008 152 495
2009 146 635
2010 190 793
2011 188 783
2012 218 791
2013 271 1205
2014 245 1268
2015 280 1300
2016 352 1922
2017 304 1357
2018 275 1051
2019 264 1104
2020 312 1063
2021 403 496
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 16 19 180
Zoology 14 18 215
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 16 19 223
Neuroscience 10 12 288
Animal Science 12 15 302
Molecular Biology 11 13 406
Evolutionary Biology 17 22 409
Astrobiology 14 16 421
Paleontology 18 24 428
Biophysics 13 15 429
Entomology 18 21 433
Biochemistry 12 15 491
Nanotechnology 19 20 504
Biotechnology 25 29 517
Immunology 12 14 522
Pharmacology 12 14 523
Oncology and Cancer research 12 14 546
Genetics 17 20 561
Toxicology 22 25 603
Microbiology 18 21 622
Botany 21 26 625
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 18 21 635
Forestry 26 32 645
Nutrition and Food Science 20 23 675
Virology 22 25 795
Agricultural Science 30 36 796

Psychology

Flinders University ranked 15th for Psychology in Australia and 202nd in the World with 4,332 publications made and 176,923 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 39 In Australia
#17 of 49 In Oceania
#202 of 3,654 In the World

Flinders University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 44
1992 16 22
1993 21 89
1994 26 145
1995 27 48
1996 40 101
1997 56 127
1998 56 162
1999 46 172
2000 62 234
2001 67 239
2002 66 243
2003 81 472
2004 68 373
2005 85 495
2006 84 391
2007 96 464
2008 126 581
2009 122 533
2010 156 846
2011 156 763
2012 166 726
2013 227 1061
2014 221 872
2015 285 1224
2016 311 1382
2017 280 789
2018 232 955
2019 204 497
2020 256 1057
2021 364 488
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Occupational Therapy 9 10 114
Sexology 12 14 145
Child Psychology 9 10 151
Social Work 16 18 157
Clinical Psychology 13 15 161
Social Psychology 12 14 183
Psychiatry 13 15 188
Special Education 20 22 197
Education Majors 24 30 210
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 22 24 234
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 19 21 244
Neuroscience 10 12 288
Cognitive Science 16 20 357

Environmental Science

Flinders University ranked 22nd for Environmental Science in Australia and 432nd in the World with 3,278 publications made and 88,572 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Hydrology and Water resources management, Environmental Management.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 39 In Australia
#27 of 51 In Oceania
#432 of 4,023 In the World

Flinders University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 13
1992 9 4
1993 14 6
1994 36 22
1995 8 9
1996 27 12
1997 33 37
1998 31 45
1999 27 41
2000 47 160
2001 40 95
2002 36 83
2003 39 71
2004 49 136
2005 59 151
2006 68 162
2007 80 331
2008 83 285
2009 113 382
2010 121 399
2011 136 428
2012 160 599
2013 205 730
2014 207 586
2015 212 706
2016 295 1168
2017 180 717
2018 167 690
2019 168 651
2020 198 588
2021 233 303

Chemistry

Flinders University ranked 22nd for Chemistry in Australia and 874th in the World with 2,567 publications made and 86,057 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 38 In Australia
#26 of 50 In Oceania
#874 of 4,317 In the World

Flinders University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 24 24
1992 23 24
1993 19 22
1994 19 15
1995 17 24
1996 38 73
1997 34 59
1998 36 69
1999 32 69
2000 35 95
2001 43 79
2002 39 94
2003 45 128
2004 53 168
2005 35 81
2006 54 177
2007 48 133
2008 82 211
2009 74 343
2010 95 354
2011 83 254
2012 91 352
2013 122 504
2014 126 809
2015 136 621
2016 142 826
2017 146 856
2018 118 427
2019 142 639
2020 131 516
2021 160 237
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Biochemical Engineering 17 19 463
Biochemistry 12 15 491
Nanotechnology 19 20 504
Petrology and Geochemistry 18 24 538
Environmental Chemistry 23 28 649
Nutrition and Food Science 20 23 675
Computational Chemistry 17 21 766
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 17 22 836
Pharmacy 22 28 849
Organic Chemistry 19 23 909
Physical chemistry 16 20 951
Chemical Engineering 19 22 955
Materials Science 21 24 1041
Inorganic Chemistry 22 27 1056
Radiochemistry 21 25 1206

Business

Flinders University ranked 24th for Business in Australia and 419th in the World with 1,713 publications made and 48,637 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Occupational Safety and Health, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 39 In Australia
#31 of 49 In Oceania
#419 of 4,001 In the World

Flinders University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 4
1992 5 1
1993 3 1
1994 10 6
1995 6 38
1996 15 33
1997 11 9
1998 18 31
1999 18 29
2000 22 45
2001 23 50
2002 28 85
2003 30 73
2004 24 144
2005 37 77
2006 45 125
2007 48 116
2008 71 176
2009 64 159
2010 93 291
2011 73 183
2012 85 383
2013 99 332
2014 100 264
2015 103 292
2016 100 319
2017 88 202
2018 89 311
2019 87 204
2020 120 402
2021 121 446
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 6 7 53
Occupational Safety and Health 15 17 146
Public Policy / Administration 20 23 209
Accounting 23 30 284
Tax Law 14 17 296
Hospitality and Hotel Management 30 38 298
Human Resource Management 24 29 317
Advertising 24 31 341
Risk Management 27 33 508
International Business 24 30 516
Actuarial Science 23 30 599
Entrepreneurship 24 30 605
International Trade 27 34 608
Management 27 34 623
Management Information Systems 31 38 651
Investment Banking and Stock trading 27 34 677
Marketing 35 43 705
Project Management 31 38 749
Finance 31 39 956

Economics

Flinders University ranked 21st for Economics in Australia and 449th in the World with 927 publications made and 18,953 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#21 of 39 In Australia
#27 of 50 In Oceania
#449 of 3,039 In the World

Flinders University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 3
1992 3 1
1993 4 7
1994 9 17
1995 4 6
1996 8 1
1997 12 16
1998 12 13
1999 19 7
2000 14 12
2001 11 21
2002 11 23
2003 17 7
2004 16 20
2005 24 53
2006 21 41
2007 28 56
2008 36 55
2009 38 205
2010 33 57
2011 35 54
2012 40 94
2013 42 134
2014 61 179
2015 58 109
2016 62 166
2017 41 115
2018 38 50
2019 34 81
2020 47 347
2021 57 352
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Development Studies 17 20 185
International Relations and Diplomacy 21 25 320
Political Economy 22 27 340
Agricultural Economics 29 35 547
Actuarial Science 23 30 599
International Trade 27 34 608
Investment Banking and Stock trading 27 34 677
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 23 30 740
International Economics 29 37 797
Finance 31 39 956

Art & Design

Flinders University ranked 19th for Art & Design in Australia and 292nd in the World with 770 publications made and 17,552 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Literature, Art History, Multimedia, Aesthetics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#19 of 39 In Australia
#24 of 48 In Oceania
#292 of 2,700 In the World

Flinders University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 4 1
1995 7 21
1996 4 28
1997 6 2
1998 9 11
1999 11 10
2000 10 18
2001 12 7
2002 10 23
2003 12 43
2004 18 74
2005 17 31
2006 17 91
2007 18 26
2008 20 24
2009 23 85
2010 50 131
2011 24 58
2012 49 109
2013 48 35
2014 46 29
2015 48 306
2016 67 92
2017 43 70
2018 32 175
2019 50 239
2020 47 53
2021 51 22
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 6 7 53
Creative Writing 17 20 164
Cinematography 18 22 206
Performing arts 17 19 216
Game Design and Development 11 13 217
Fashion Design 20 24 239
Art History 14 17 252
Music 16 20 253
Photography 16 18 257
Animation 12 14 270
Literature 15 19 276
Aesthetics 24 30 293
Sculpture 16 17 354
Painting and Drawing 16 17 354
Illustration and Concept Art 19 21 396
Multimedia 22 28 443
Singing and Vocal Performance 22 26 453
Graphic Design 25 30 517
Landscape Architecture 24 30 551
Computer Graphics 20 24 722
UX/UI Desgin 25 32 772
Architecture 25 31 824

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