Roll of honour

ANU recognises the exceptional scholarship, citizenship or services of our friends, partners and mentors. The University also bestows emeritus and honorary titles on staff and supporters who have contributed notably to the University.

Emeritus Fellows

Emeritus Fellows are distinguished staff members (academic and general) who have not been Professors but who are deemed to have made a distinguished contribution to the University deserving of recognition.
  • John Douglas Fitz Gerald (1980–2011)
  • Robert Gingold (1981–2007)
  • Ronald James May (1972–2004)
  • Colin Robert Steele (1976–2003)
  • Dr David Christopher Happold (1976–1997)

Honorary University Fellows

Honorary University Fellows are people who have not been staff members but who are deemed to have given significant meritorious service to the University.
  • Ian Francis Grigg

Honorary graduates

Here you can browse through our list of honorary graduates and learn about their distinguished achievements.

Award key

  • HonLittD: Honorary Doctor of Letters
  • HonMA: Honorary Master of Arts
  • HonLLD: Honorary Doctor of Laws
  • HonMSc: Honorary Master of Science
  • HonDSc: Honorary Doctor of Science
  • HonDUniv: Honorary Doctor of the University


    Malcolm Mearnes HonMA
    Sheikh Hasina HonLLD
    John Simpson HonLittD


    Professor Carole Pateman HonLittD
    Gaishi Hiraiwa HonLLD


    Professor Ian Ross AO HonLLD
    Robyn Williams HonLLD
    Mr Raymond Whitrod HonLLD


    Professor Rolf Martin Zinkernagel AC HonDSc FAAS
    Sir John Seymour Proud HonLLD
    Henryk Tadeusz Zapasnik HonMSc
    Frank John Fenner HonDSc
    Peter Henry Karmel HonLLD
    Sir Francis Gerald Brennan HonLLD
    William Stanley Ramson HonLittD
    Leonard French HonLLD
    Elizabeth Anne Churcher HonLLD
    David Lui Malangi HonLLD
    Masri Singarimbun HonLLD
    Wang Gangwu HonLLD
    Richard Meale HonLLD
    Richard Clintson Dawkins HonLittD
    Gene Howard Golub HonDSc
    Judith Anne Wilson HonMA
    John Arthur Passmore HonLittD
    Elizabeth Mary Jones HonLLD
    Ts'un-yan HonLittD
    Peter Charles Doherty HonDSc


    Bridget Margaret Ogilvie HonDSc
    Lois O'Donoghue CBE AM HonLLD