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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 +433rd13th304th13th
Arts and Humanities +53rd4th49th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1051st26th790th25th
Business, Management and Accounting 178th16th120th15th
Chemistry 1019th24th701st24th
Computer Science 254th9th148th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +252nd7th126th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 38th4th25th4th
Energy 473rd17th254th17th
Engineering +534th18th339th17th
Environmental Science 481st13th252nd13th
Mathematics 334th7th193rd6th
Medicine +1056th31st778th28th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 761st13th525th11th
Physics and Astronomy 517th13th348th13th
Psychology 248th14th225th12th
Social Sciences +85th7th64th7th
Veterinary 266th8th173rd7th

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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