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%.

Sydney Medical School research income 2002–2007
Sydney Medical School NHMRC and ARC research income 2002-2007
Sydney Medical School income from ARC and NHMRC relative to total research income 2002-2007
National share of NHMRC grant income 2008

Research publications

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.

Total count and weighted research publications 2002–2007
Research publications 2002–2007