Top 10 institutions / ANZ / Earth and environmental sciences

Australia and New Zealand’s leading institutions for high-quality science, ordered by weighted fractional count (WFC) for 2015. Also shown are institutions’ fractional count (FC), the total number of articles (AC), and the change in WFC from 2012–2015. Articles are from the 68 journals that comprise the Nature Index.

2015 Institution WFC 2015 FC 2015
1 Australian National University (ANU), Australia 17.33 17.33
2 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia 16.70 16.70
3 The University of Western Australia (UWA), Australia 12.07 12.07
4 Monash University, Australia 9.98 9.98
5 Curtin University, Australia 9.83 9.83
6 University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia 9.79 9.79
7 GNS Science, New Zealand 9.18 9.18
8 The University of Sydney (USYD), Australia 9 9
9 University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia 8.77 8.77
10 Macquarie University, Australia 7.30 7.30

Weighted fractional count (WFC) for each institution is shown to two decimal places only. When two or more institutions have the same WFC, their positions are determined by the thousandth place (or beyond).

These results are based on the most recent data available. Owing to continual refinements of the data, the figures in the database are liable to change and might differ to those printed in the supplements.

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