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Griffith University ranked 12th in Australia and 317th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 51 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Griffith University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 43,713 publications and 1,416,076 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 56 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#317 of 14,131 In the World
#14 of 59 In Oceania
#12 of 40 In Australia
#2 of 2 In Brisbane
#2 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
#8 of 1,044 For Social Work
#12 of 1,062 For Publishing
#923 of 7,349 For Alumni Impact
#258 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 48 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Griffith University ranked 7th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 111th in the World with 12,335 publications made and 385,886 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 39 In Australia
#8 of 51 In Oceania
#111 of 5,073 In the World

Griffith University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 26 15
1992 20 11
1993 21 19
1994 32 41
1995 16 12
1996 64 58
1997 98 74
1998 101 145
1999 101 210
2000 132 316
2001 124 374
2002 137 410
2003 176 505
2004 222 635
2005 225 474
2006 262 733
2007 271 919
2008 391 1211
2009 506 1273
2010 501 1870
2011 551 1513
2012 680 5436
2013 814 2752
2014 771 4407
2015 797 3935
2016 871 4342
2017 865 5299
2018 759 2752
2019 829 2639
2020 867 1728
2021 935 1011

Medicine

Griffith University ranked 14th for Medicine in Australia and 327th in the World with 11,804 publications made and 436,255 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA), Physical Therapy.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 39 In Australia
#16 of 50 In Oceania
#327 of 4,739 In the World

Griffith University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 41
1992 5 1
1993 3 4
1994 15 7
1995 17 10
1996 40 94
1997 49 68
1998 49 149
1999 67 279
2000 58 235
2001 84 360
2002 87 270
2003 127 425
2004 132 635
2005 145 475
2006 183 533
2007 220 1099
2008 283 1325
2009 328 1172
2010 412 1942
2011 487 1992
2012 629 6637
2013 683 2470
2014 804 5083
2015 788 5902
2016 957 6149
2017 883 6024
2018 810 3848
2019 931 3103
2020 1117 2778
2021 1361 1544
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Social Work 1 1 8
Nursing 9 9 46
Clinical Psychology 6 6 92
Healthcare Management (MHA) 15 17 140
Occupational Therapy 12 15 141
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 13 155
Forensic Science 15 17 158
Public Health 16 18 159
Family medicine 12 14 165
Psychiatry 12 14 169
Health Science 12 14 170
Gerontology 17 19 172
Sports Medicine 14 17 181
Physical Therapy 14 17 182
Sports / Exercise science 16 19 186
Toxicology 7 7 229
Optometry 13 15 242
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 15 17 244
Dentistry 6 7 268
Critical Care Nursing 12 14 303
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 11 13 340
Respiratory Therapy 12 14 344
Epidemiology 19 22 371
Virology 12 13 373
Biomedical Engineering 11 14 406
Audiology 22 25 413
Oncology and Cancer research 11 13 431
Immunology 11 13 462
Orthodontics 12 14 481
Veterinary 17 19 496
Pediatrics 19 21 505
Pharmacy 11 15 507
Pharmacology 13 15 524
Anatomy and Physiology 17 20 560
Sonography and Ultrasound 15 17 621
Pathology 14 17 626
Dermatology 12 14 638
Cardiology 15 17 640
Radiation Therapy 16 18 642
Anesthesiology 17 20 652
Surgery 15 17 656
Neurosurgery 16 19 794
Plastic Surgery 18 20 823
Urology 18 21 845
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 14 17 859
Medical Physics 26 30 874
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 20 23 944

Biology

Griffith University ranked 15th for Biology in Australia and 498th in the World with 6,562 publications made and 270,193 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Immunology, Genetics.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 39 In Australia
#18 of 51 In Oceania
#498 of 4,496 In the World

Griffith University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 23 47
1992 13 10
1993 11 10
1994 17 21
1995 18 16
1996 26 37
1997 39 78
1998 40 190
1999 53 141
2000 41 174
2001 59 149
2002 76 185
2003 89 248
2004 97 315
2005 121 564
2006 129 513
2007 131 773
2008 173 773
2009 201 778
2010 250 1148
2011 286 1647
2012 392 2495
2013 410 2396
2014 465 2971
2015 462 2690
2016 507 4228
2017 445 2640
2018 378 2462
2019 426 2043
2020 475 1838
2021 530 842
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 7 9 77
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 13 155
Entomology 10 11 228
Toxicology 7 7 229
Agricultural Science 14 16 242
Forestry 13 14 248
Zoology 15 20 271
Biotechnology 16 19 339
Nanotechnology 14 14 364
Virology 12 13 373
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 12 14 374
Animal Science 18 21 384
Microbiology 11 13 386
Oncology and Cancer research 11 13 431
Evolutionary Biology 18 23 441
Immunology 11 13 462
Genetics 15 18 493
Neuroscience 17 19 518
Pharmacology 13 15 524
Biochemistry 14 17 554
Botany 20 24 581
Biophysics 19 22 717
Molecular Biology 15 18 739
Paleontology 21 27 754
Nutrition and Food Science 24 29 843
Horticulture 23 28 911
Astrobiology 23 30 1007

Psychology

Griffith University ranked 6th for Psychology in Australia and 130th in the World with 6,521 publications made and 265,279 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 39 In Australia
#8 of 49 In Oceania
#130 of 3,654 In the World

Griffith University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 13
1992 7 8
1993 10 51
1994 16 23
1995 15 17
1996 46 161
1997 52 123
1998 57 238
1999 60 230
2000 84 287
2001 79 419
2002 92 401
2003 106 533
2004 137 812
2005 121 525
2006 137 838
2007 179 957
2008 236 1496
2009 268 1244
2010 265 1378
2011 316 1258
2012 354 2383
2013 355 1597
2014 437 1571
2015 454 1587
2016 532 1846
2017 507 1771
2018 333 1095
2019 357 894
2020 389 828
2021 485 561
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Social Work 1 1 8
Education Majors 4 5 19
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 4 4 49
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 4 4 51
Special Education 9 9 67
Clinical Psychology 6 6 92
Social Psychology 6 7 123
Occupational Therapy 12 15 141
Sexology 14 16 152
Child Psychology 11 13 162
Psychiatry 12 14 169
Cognitive Science 14 18 326
Neuroscience 17 19 518

Business

Griffith University ranked 6th for Business in Australia and 57th in the World with 6,485 publications made and 224,949 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Management Information Systems, Public Policy / Administration, Human Resource Management.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 39 In Australia
#6 of 49 In Oceania
#57 of 4,001 In the World

Griffith University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 9
1992 5 3
1993 8 11
1994 16 60
1995 11 16
1996 34 32
1997 49 85
1998 58 126
1999 67 199
2000 74 269
2001 91 459
2002 111 420
2003 124 491
2004 117 377
2005 159 470
2006 177 607
2007 199 919
2008 285 1369
2009 290 899
2010 312 1251
2011 361 1258
2012 400 1247
2013 482 1468
2014 453 1136
2015 425 1799
2016 450 2074
2017 394 1282
2018 332 1142
2019 315 1357
2020 296 984
2021 324 538

Environmental Science

Griffith University ranked 12th for Environmental Science in Australia and 188th in the World with 5,916 publications made and 221,524 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Hydrology and Water resources management, Geology.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 39 In Australia
#14 of 51 In Oceania
#188 of 4,023 In the World

Griffith University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 41
1992 4 1
1993 8 12
1994 11 12
1995 11 13
1996 34 53
1997 34 83
1998 31 90
1999 52 215
2000 66 297
2001 91 332
2002 75 185
2003 98 349
2004 116 324
2005 115 381
2006 119 463
2007 134 685
2008 198 1007
2009 210 583
2010 250 1607
2011 278 1234
2012 275 1132
2013 354 1538
2014 356 1814
2015 392 1945
2016 386 1968
2017 414 2466
2018 367 1487
2019 352 2404
2020 428 2089
2021 497 882

Engineering

Griffith University ranked 18th for Engineering in Australia and 521st in the World with 4,928 publications made and 153,445 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 38 In Australia
#20 of 49 In Oceania
#521 of 4,624 In the World

Griffith University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 4
1992 6 1
1993 8 1
1994 26 43
1995 17 12
1996 39 57
1997 31 68
1998 49 60
1999 60 161
2000 61 125
2001 64 109
2002 75 134
2003 81 155
2004 85 111
2005 96 98
2006 98 172
2007 109 403
2008 122 503
2009 118 361
2010 152 329
2011 201 762
2012 232 849
2013 286 1009
2014 350 1762
2015 336 1980
2016 377 2562
2017 326 2136
2018 375 2299
2019 339 2534
2020 318 1766
2021 387 816
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Engineering Management 5 5 58
Landscape Architecture 8 9 82
Civil Engineering 4 6 91
Construction Management 8 8 97
Transportation Engineering 8 9 105
Aviation 6 7 125
Environmental Engineering 6 6 144
Geotechnical Engineering 11 13 215
Operations Research 10 11 222
Applied/Engineering Physics 8 8 234
Architectural Engineering 15 17 266
Product and Industrial Design 10 12 281
Electrical Engineering 8 9 300
Architecture 17 18 302
Biotechnology 16 19 339
Nanotechnology 14 14 364
Human-Computer Interaction 14 19 364
Biochemical Engineering 14 16 394
Systems Engineering 16 17 404
Biomedical Engineering 11 14 406
Telecommunications 18 21 446
Marine Engineering 16 20 449
Electronic Engineering 17 19 470
Acoustical Engineering 16 18 473
Renewable Energy Engineering 20 22 517
Mechanical Engineering 17 19 531
Reliability and Quality Engineering 17 20 549
Industrial Engineering 16 18 566
Robotics 15 18 581
Structural Engineering 18 20 583
Chemical Engineering 17 18 593
Petroleum Engineering 20 22 617
Computer Engineering 18 21 622
Aerospace Engineering 22 26 627
Materials Science 19 20 668
Automotive Engineering 20 22 702
Automation and Control engineering 21 23 724
Optical Engineering 19 22 752
Computer Networking 23 27 755
Technical Drawing 17 20 770
Remote Sensing 25 30 801
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 20 25 888
Firefighting and Fire Science 32 37 955
Agricultural Engineering 27 32 991
Metallurgical Engineering 22 26 1181

Computer Science

Griffith University ranked 14th for Computer Science in Australia and 338th in the World with 4,341 publications made and 148,655 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Cognitive Science, Machine Learning.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 39 In Australia
#16 of 50 In Oceania
#338 of 4,392 In the World

Griffith University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 15
1992 3 1
1993 6 10
1994 20 29
1995 15 59
1996 24 59
1997 47 46
1998 46 148
1999 68 63
2000 68 105
2001 53 76
2002 79 194
2003 104 209
2004 94 228
2005 119 132
2006 111 365
2007 116 262
2008 175 797
2009 170 356
2010 196 694
2011 177 453
2012 247 1645
2013 238 1144
2014 282 1042
2015 254 1139
2016 297 3114
2017 253 1252
2018 261 1243
2019 265 1716
2020 249 944
2021 273 435

Chemistry

Griffith University ranked 18th for Chemistry in Australia and 644th in the World with 4,195 publications made and 148,045 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 38 In Australia
#21 of 50 In Oceania
#644 of 4,317 In the World

Griffith University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 17
1992 16 12
1993 20 13
1994 23 52
1995 24 16
1996 42 69
1997 43 59
1998 45 76
1999 49 156
2000 46 87
2001 59 117
2002 60 87
2003 50 79
2004 65 98
2005 75 142
2006 74 203
2007 72 274
2008 90 271
2009 108 364
2010 122 429
2011 166 694
2012 187 739
2013 201 1015
2014 279 1828
2015 261 1636
2016 279 2195
2017 298 2305
2018 306 2482
2019 302 2394
2020 266 1579
2021 317 684
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Environmental Chemistry 5 5 153
Nanotechnology 14 14 364
Biochemical Engineering 14 16 394
Pharmacy 11 15 507
Biochemistry 14 17 554
Chemical Engineering 17 18 593
Inorganic Chemistry 17 18 646
Organic Chemistry 12 14 651
Materials Science 19 20 668
Nutrition and Food Science 24 29 843
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 20 25 888
Computational Chemistry 20 25 979
Radiochemistry 19 23 1154

Economics

Griffith University ranked 8th for Economics in Australia and 146th in the World with 2,843 publications made and 53,516 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Political Economy, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 39 In Australia
#8 of 50 In Oceania
#146 of 3,039 In the World

Griffith University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 5
1992 2 3
1993 9 3
1994 9 7
1995 3 0
1996 12 4
1997 23 19
1998 22 30
1999 24 36
2000 31 47
2001 34 68
2002 30 51
2003 42 91
2004 52 75
2005 77 179
2006 77 157
2007 73 156
2008 119 212
2009 148 222
2010 151 318
2011 141 400
2012 192 373
2013 188 422
2014 183 303
2015 197 462
2016 208 388
2017 180 649
2018 118 226
2019 129 513
2020 145 293
2021 156 156

Mathematics

Griffith University ranked 13th for Mathematics in Australia and 253rd in the World with 1,662 publications made and 54,673 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#13 of 39 In Australia
#14 of 48 In Oceania
#253 of 3,376 In the World

Griffith University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 2
1992 5 1
1993 6 0
1994 16 2
1995 7 1
1996 23 13
1997 14 56
1998 22 54
1999 23 83
2000 27 73
2001 24 69
2002 27 69
2003 24 41
2004 30 51
2005 43 156
2006 52 100
2007 54 145
2008 61 586
2009 78 166
2010 71 138
2011 93 242
2012 117 466
2013 132 798
2014 97 338
2015 106 327
2016 121 331
2017 95 377
2018 52 64
2019 70 161
2020 60 118
2021 71 54
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Math Teachers 5 6 48
Actuarial Science 12 13 191
Operations Research 10 11 222
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 16 20 355
Blockchain and Cryptography 15 16 481
Statistics 22 28 490
Applied Mathematics 22 27 879

Art & Design

Griffith University ranked 11th for Art & Design in Australia and 153rd in the World with 1,584 publications made and 23,773 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Aesthetics, Multimedia, Music, Fashion Design.

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
#11 of 39 In Australia
#12 of 48 In Oceania
#153 of 2,700 In the World

Griffith University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 2 0
1993 1 0
1994 11 4
1995 4 19
1996 9 1
1997 12 10
1998 13 9
1999 20 7
2000 31 13
2001 20 35
2002 24 8
2003 27 77
2004 25 15
2005 29 32
2006 25 23
2007 27 87
2008 46 125
2009 77 126
2010 67 162
2011 59 138
2012 85 107
2013 85 124
2014 96 344
2015 102 189
2016 117 169
2017 114 166
2018 126 204
2019 120 297
2020 88 147
2021 102 66
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Music 2 2 23
Performing arts 3 3 40
Aesthetics 7 7 60
Fashion Design 8 8 73
Creative Writing 8 9 76
Illustration and Concept Art 6 6 76
Cinematography 10 11 77
Singing and Vocal Performance 6 6 79
Sculpture 6 6 79
Painting and Drawing 6 6 79
Landscape Architecture 8 9 82
Entertainment Industry Business 13 14 103
Game Design and Development 9 11 162
Photography 14 14 172
Multimedia 13 16 202
Graphic Design 14 17 215
Art History 11 13 220
Animation 13 15 277
Architecture 17 18 302
Literature 19 24 361
UX/UI Desgin 14 18 367
Interior Design 23 29 646
Computer Graphics 22 29 844

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Griffith University

Speciality Australia Oceania World Rank
Quantum and Particle physics 7 7 306
Theoretical Physics 8 9 413
Atomic and Molecular physics 8 9 436
Physics 18 19 614
Condensed Matter Physics 15 17 854