ANU structure 1954


Rt Hon. Viscount Bruce of Melbourne

Deputy Chairman of Council

Dr HC Coombs


Sir Leslie Melville


  • Standing Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Advisers on Status and Promotions
  • Advisers on Buildings and Grounds
  • Advisers on Legislation
  • Advisers on Scholar's Emoluments

Board of Graduate Studies


Academic structure

John Curtin School of Medical Research

SubjectSubject head
BiochemistryProfessor Hugh Ennor
Experimental PathologyDr George Mackaness
Medical chemistryProfessor Adrien Albert
MicrobiologyProfessor Frank Fenner
PhysiologyProfessor John Eccles


Research School of Pacific Studies

SubjectSubject head
Anthropology and SociologyProfessor Siegfried Nadel
Far Eastern HistoryProfessor Charles FitzGerald
GeographyProfessor Oskar Spate
International RelationsProfessor Walter Crocker
Pacific HistoryProfessor James Davidson


Research School of Physical Sciences

SubjectSubject head
AstronomyProfessor Richard van der Riet Woolley
GeophysicsProfessor Conrad Jaeger
Nuclear PhysicsProfessor Ernest Titterton
Particle PhysicsProfessor Mark Oliphant (and Director)
RadiochemistryFrank Scarf
Theoretical PhysicsDr Stuart Butler


Research School of Social Sciences

SubjectSubject head
DemographyWilfrid Borrie
EconomicsProfessor Trevor Swan
HistoryLaurence Fitzhardinge
LawProfessor Geoffrey Sawer
Political ScienceLeicester Webb
Social PhilosophyProfessor Percy Partridge
StatisticsProfessor Patrick Moran


Administrative structure

RegistrarRoss Hohnen
AccountantWilliam Hamilton
University ArchitectEdward Scollay
LibrarianArthur McDonald
Political ScienceLeicester Webb
University House MasterProfessor Dale Trendall



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