Recognised around the world, research at the ANU College of Law has long been known for scholarly excellence and positive impact.
Since being established, the College has attracted academics, researchers and practitioners from across Australia and abroad. Together, these scholars have engaged with governments, communities and the wider legal profession to produce world-class research, and make important contributions to the development of the law and public policy in Australia and internationally.
Our scholars are often acknowledged in Australia and around the world as leaders in their fields, and our research success is apparent not only in academic publications, but our research-led teaching and significant contributions to public debate and policy-making.
The College makes a significant contribution to the University’s top rating of 5 in Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) as a result of our achievements in the Field of Research of Law and Legal Studies. The College has maintained this rating in all rounds (2015, 2012 and 2010) since ERA was introduced, making us only one of two Australian universities to do so.
Developed to identify and promote excellence in research activity across Australia's higher education institutions, the ERA rating is a comprehensive quality evaluation based on both domestic and international benchmarks.