ANU Physics - Australia's highest scorer subject worldwide

The Australian today released some interesting statistics on University performance and rankings.  Both the front page and in the Higher Education Supplement, the high ranking of Australian universities has been highlighted.
The ANU had strong performance across the board, the highest scorer for an Australian University in the subject rankings was ANU Physics (at #30 in the world). This is a result that we can all take great pride in.
The ANU ranked higher, up six to 64. See the Academic Ranking of World Universities (formerly the Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking).
TOP COUNTRIES

 COUNTRYTOP 500TOP 100T0P 20TOTAL UNIS% TOP 500
1 US 150 53 17 4495 3.3
2 UK 38 9 2 115 33
3 Japan 21 4 1 726 2.8
4 Australia 19 5 0 39 50
5 Germany 37 4 0 70 52
6 Canada 22 4 0 87 25
22 New Zealand 5 0 0 8 62

 

TOP AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES

LOCAL RANKUNIVERSITYWORLD RANK 2012WORLD RANK 2011WORLD RANK 2007
1 Melbourne 57 60 79
2 ANU 64 70 57
3 UQ 90 86 102-150
4 Sydney 93 96 102-150
5 UWA 96 102-150 102-150
6 Monash 101-150 150-200 203-300
6 UNSW 101-150 150-200 151-200
8 Macquarie 201-300 201-300 201-300
8 Adelaide 201-300 201-300 151-200
10 to 16 Flinders 301-400 301-400 301-400
10 to 16 Griffith 301-400 401-500 n/a
10 to 16 JCU 301-400 301-400 400-500
10 to 16 Swinburne 301-400 401-500 n/a
10 to 16 Newcastle 301-400 301-400 301-400
10 to 16 UTas 301-400 301-400 401-500
10 to 16 Wollongong 301-400 401-500 401-500
17-19 Curtin 401-500 401-500 n/a
17-19 La Trobe 401-500 401-500 401-500
17-19 UTS 401-500 401-500 n/a

Dropped off list: Murdoch, UNE


AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES IN TOP 200 FIELD RANKINGS

SCIENCEENGINEERING SCIENCESLIFE SCIENCESMEDICAL SCIENCES
Rank Uni Rank Uni Rank Uni Rank Uni Uni
37 ANU 51-75 Monash 26 UWA 35 Melbourne ANU
101-150 UWA   UNSW 42 Melbourne 51-75 UQ UQ
  Melbourne   Melbourne 45 UQ   UWA Melbourne
  Sydney   Sydney 51-75 ANU 101-150 UNSW UNSW
151-200 Monash 76-100 UQ 76-100 Sydney   Sydney Sydney
  Macquarie 101-150 ANU 101-150 Monash 151-200 Monash Griffith
  UQ   Newcastle   Adelaide   Adelaide Monash
  UNSW 151-200 Curtin   UNSW      
        151-200 JCU      

All rankings data supplied by shanghairanking.com

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