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Foundation: 1947

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: Contemporary ANU will sit among the great universities of the world, and be defined by a culture of excellence in everything that we do. > We will be renowned for the excellence of our research, which will be international in scope and quality, always measured against the best in the world. Our research investment will be strategic, taking a long-term view and focus on high-quality activities, high-impact infrastructure and areas of high national importance. > We will be renowned for the excellence of our undergraduate and graduate education: excellence in student cohort, excellence in teaching, excellence in student experience, and excellence in outcomes. > We will be renowned for the quality of the contribution our research and education make to societal transformation. We will identify emerging areas of need for the nation and provide research and education that will equip Australia to cope with challenges not yet imagined. > ANU research, education and contributions to public policy-making will change Australia and change the world. It will have impact.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDAustralia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +304th7th196th7th
Arts and Humanities +47th4th43rd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 816th18th600th18th
Business, Management and Accounting 172nd16th123rd15th
Chemistry 1316th29th849th29th
Computer Science 249th8th146th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +136th4th69th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 32nd4th25th4th
Energy 388th13th191st13th
Engineering +599th19th378th19th
Environmental Science 427th11th231st11th
Mathematics 387th8th234th8th
Medicine +1256th38th906th35th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1222nd24th859th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 557th11th380th11th
Psychology 305th18th277th16th
Social Sciences +76th7th63rd7th
Veterinary 513th21st343rd18th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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