Curtin in top 200
CURTIN University has climbed into the world's top 200 universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) published last week. Curtin is placed in the 151-200 band, up from the 201-300 band in 2016 and 2015, from 301-400 in 2014 and 401-500 in 2013, with it estimated to be 180th in the world and ninth in Australia. University vice-chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said the significant rise positioned Curtin as a leading global university. Curtin improved on a range of indicators, with the biggest increase in the number of highly cited researchers, with an increase of 22.5 per cent from 2013.