Research facts and figures
Research income 2002 onwards
The University of Sydney is one of Australia's leading institutions in attracting funding for research and Sydney Medical School is responsible for a signiﬁcant proportion of this money. The Medical School's total research income has more than doubled from 2002 to 2007.
The National Health and Medical Research Council's (NHMRC) competitive grant schemes are a signiﬁcant source of funding for the Medical School and there has been a steady increased in the value of income from NHMRC over the last 5 years. The Medical School was awarded 75 new grants to commence in 2009 (up from 69 commencing in 2008) and enjoyed an above average success rate of 27%.
The University of Sydney has one of the highest levels of research publications output nationally and this has increased by 70% since 1996. Sydney Medical School is responsible for a signiﬁcant proportion of this research output and has steadily increased the number of research publications by its members, more than tripling its publications output since 2000.