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Research Summary

The Go8 is comprised of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities

Go8 universities are consistently the highest ranked in Australia

All Go8 members are ranked in the world’s top 100 universities

Go8 universities carry out 70 per cent of Australian university research

99 per cent of Go8 research is ranked as world class or above

The Go8 spends $7.7 billion on research each year; more than $2.8 billion on health, biomedical and clinical sciences research

Go8 universities account for more than half of all Australian research papers with international collaboration

The Go8 has more than 31,000 research students

Almost half of all research completions in Australia are from a Go8 university

Further headline information is available in the Go8’s ‘facts of distinction’ publication.

Read more about the economic benefit of Go8 research.

For specific research information please contact the relevant Go8 university below: