Uni of Adelaide’s cyber expertise rises to world’s top 100
The University of Adelaide has scored another top 100 world university ranking – in Computer Science, a field critical to South Australia’s economic future.
The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject have now seen the University of Adelaide claim eight top 100 rankings:
- Petroleum Engineering – 11 in the world, and number 1 in Australia
- Mineral & Mining Engineering – 24 in the world
- Dentistry – 34 in the world, and number 1 in Australia
- Veterinary Science – 49 in the world
- Agriculture & Forestry – 74 in the world
- Pharmacy & Pharmacology – 86 in the world
- Accounting & Finance – 92 in the world
- Computer Science & Information Systems – 99 in the world.
In total, 40 of the University of Adelaide’s subject areas have been listed in the latest QS rankings, placing the University of Adelaide as equal 5th among Australia’s universities.
“This is an excellent result, continuing the University of Adelaide’s consistent performance among the top universities in the world,” says Professor Peter Hoj AC, Vice-Chancellor and President.
“The University of Adelaide has a very strong research presence in the fields of computer science, artificial intelligence, machine learning and cybersecurity. I am especially pleased to see these world rankings providing further recognition for those fields, which are critical to South Australia’s economy, to future-facing jobs and industries.”
“This is an excellent result, continuing the University of Adelaide’s consistent performance among the top universities in the world.”Professor Peter Hoj AC, Vice-Chancellor and President
Professor Anton Middelberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), says: “The recognition of so many of the University of Adelaide’s subject areas in these rankings speaks to high quality and a depth of expertise across a wide range of fields.
“Our strengths in research underpin key sectors of industry, government strategy, and the needs of community. They help to demonstrate how the University of Adelaide can shape a better future for South Australia and our nation.
“With the University’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) based at the Lot Fourteen innovation hub, and our further developments in computer science and Information Capability, the University of Adelaide’s expertise in these fields will go from strength to strength, with great benefits for the state.”
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