Our research is driven by the big picture.
We’re proudly home to some of the world’s brightest and most accomplished researchers dedicated to finding solutions to the most pressing issues of our times.
That’s why we’re ranked second globally for research impact (2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings) and known as a top 40 global research university (2021 QS World University Rankings). You can learn more about our all of our world rankings here.
We’re home to over 100 world‑renowned multidisciplinary research and teaching centres that tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges, including health, climate change and food security.
Our flagship multidisciplinary centres include the Charles Perkins Centre, the Brain and Mind Centre and the University of Sydney Nano Institute.
Our interdisciplinary approach means that our students are part of a community of scholars that unites experts in fields as diverse as medicine, arts, social sciences, engineering, computing, business and science.
“It’s our responsibility to conduct the very highest quality research possible, driven by a desire to understand and discover new knowledge about the most fundamental and challenging problems that exist in our disciplines.”
- Deputy-Vice Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison
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