Griffith retains its position as second in Queensland in the global ranking, which measure university performance based on scientific impact and collaboration across more than 1000 universities.
The University moved up to be placed 246th globally for proportion of publications ranked in the top 10% of their field, up nine places from 2019.
In the Social Sciences and Humanities, Griffith is ranked 49th in the world, up from 55 which also placed it sixth nationally.
In BioMedical and Health Sciences, Griffith ranked 252nd for the number of top 10% publications and ninth in Australia.
Vice Chancellor (Research) Professor Mario Pinto said the results underline Griffith’s growing reputation in the highly competitive research publication field.
“This recognition bodes well for the future and is consistent with the theme of impact and outcomes that will drive the next Research and Innovation plan. Our citation rates in prestigious journals continues to reflect the far-reaching impact of our research.”
The CWTS Leiden Rankings ranks impact and collaboration according to the size of research publication output of all sciences from 2015 to 2018.
The global ranking is based on data from Web of Science, compiled by Clarivate Analytics.