UQ HMNS research well above world standard
of Queensland has performed outstandingly in the Excellence
in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 evaluation in
research areas covered by the School of Human Movement and
UQ received the maximum grading of 5 (well above
world standard) for its research in the field of Human Movement and
Sports Science, a field in which much of the School's research work
Aside from Human Movement and Sports Science, UQ
Nutrition and Dietetics, which was not evaluated last time around,
scored a rating of 4, defined as above world class standard.
Executive Dean Professor Bruce
Abernethy said that UQ received the maximum rating of 5
(well above world standard) for eight of nine research categories
within the UQ Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.
"Even compared to other Australian institutions
inside or close to the world's top 50 universities, that's an
outstanding result," Professor Abernethy said.
"This is testament to the research effort and
capacity of the entire Faculty."
Other fields within the UQ Faculty of Health and
Behavioural Sciences which received the maximum ranking of 5
(well above world standard) were social work, dentistry, nursing,
psychology, neurosciences, clinical sciences, and pharmacology and