Posts by CSIRO
Fantastic fathers: Australian wildlife edition
Put aside those awesome Father's Day gifts, we're featuring the most dedicated dads in the Australian wild.
The Big Six: Our innovation hacks for the future
What's the 'next big tech' to change our lives? We're investing in six blue-sky research projects that will change Australia's innovation future. Introducing our Future Science Platforms.
Marine debris and black hole hunters win big at Eureka Prizes
It's that time of year again - the glitz and glam of Australia's most prestigious science awards, the Eureka's. We're thrilled that two of our own 'hunters' took out top prizes this year.
Feral animals are running amok on Australia’s islands – here’s how to stop them
Nearly half of threatened species on Australia's 8,300 islands could disappear without conservation efforts. Removing invasive mammals like rodents, cats and foxes is an essential part of that effort.
100 objects for 100 years of innovation
Knee deep in war, something extraordinarily progressive happened in Australia in 1916. Watch the speech, find out about the exhibition, and help us celebrate 100 years of Aussie innovation.
Five ways Indigenous science explains the world
To mark the opening of our ASSETS program for this year, we're sharing our five favourite projects that rely on Indigenous scientific knowledge.
Big data, cybersecurity & Industry 4.0 – Data61 opens for business
1,139 registered attendees, 78 booths and a legion of scientists and engineers ready to explain why our future depends on data; it's fair to say Australia's largest digital research innovation group, Data61, was launched in style last week.
100 women for 100 years
After 100 years of visionary science we celebrate the diverse group of people that make up Australia's national science agency. As today is International Women's Day we've decided to showcase exactly 100 of the women who form the backbone of CSIRO
The Great Barrier Reef faces a mixed future in acidifying oceans
As the Great Barrier Reef comes under increasing pressure from the degradation of water quality and climate change, what can we do to protect the world's largest coral reef system for future generations?
FactCheck: do Australians with an average seafood diet ingest 11,000 pieces of plastic a year?
Are we ingesting 11,000 pieces of plastic every year? In the lead up to the Senate committee hearing on the threat of marine plastic pollution in Australia, Dr Denise Hardesty fact checks this alarming statistic.
New app helps people with neurological conditions practise speech
A chat-bot app that does more than help with online purchases; Harlie helps people understand the impact of neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease and dementia.