Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Region. UWS below world standards

The University of Western Sydney was among the two-thirds of 41 Australian institutions which performed below world standards, in an inaugural audit of the quality of research in business and management and applied economics. UWS with a rating of 2 was one 11 universities which performed below world standards. Fifteen universities with a rating of 1 performed “well below” world standards. Melbourne University, UNSW and UQ topped the list with a 5 rating. The ERA assessment was based on research over a six-year period. The results will inform the federal government’s new performance-based funding regime, including the allocation of $122 million this year, according to The Australian Financial Review.



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