About us

Our history & achievements

The Australian National University was established by an Act of Federal Parliament in 1946 with two of the four founding research institutes being leaders in physics and medicine. In science, medicine & health we have achieved four Nobel prizes and countless other research breakthroughs.

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Our governance

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment and the ANU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences were established by the Vice Chancellor in August 2008.

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