Research Analysis, Performance and Profile Office

The Research Analysis, Performance and Profile Office (formerly known as the Excellence in Research for Australia or the ERA Office) is a dedicated unit established to support the goal of continuously improving UNSW’s position as a leading research intensive university in Australia.

The Research Analysis, Performance and Profile (RAPP) Office portfolio includes providing strategic advice and data support to the DVC-Research on the University’s research performance, and its position in various world university rankings systems such as the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) more commonly referred to as the Shanghai Rankings, the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, and the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University Rankings.

The RAPP Office also coordinates and manages the University’s submissions to the Excellence in Research in Australia (ERA) and the newly established National Engagement and Impact Assessment, both are proposed to take place in 2018.  The National Engagement and Impact Assessment Trial will run as a companion to the ERA submissions .


For the latest updates on Rankings, ERA and related topics, follow the appropriate links on this page.


Research Analysis, Performance & Profile Office (RAPPO)
Level 3, Research Services
Rupert Myers Building (Gate 14 Barker Street Entrance), South Wing
UNSW Kensington Campus
NSW 2052

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