Posts by Alex Mead
Michelle Carter – “Mentoring with ON”
After leaving CSIRO, Michelle kept in touch with her former team and volunteers as a mentor within the ON program.
Dr Silvia Marchesan -“Postdoc at CSIRO and continued collaboration”
Silvia was a Postdoc based at CSIRO as part of a collaborative scheme with Monash University.
Des Nelson – “Life with CSIRO”
Des Nelson's story begins with his initial meeting with CSIRO in 1951 and goes on to tell tales of his adventures and experiences working with the Division of Entomology in 1955.
Peter Brisbane – “Scientists in Schools”
While at the CSIRO, Peter really enjoyed his involvement in the Student Research Scheme (SRS) where he hosted high school students in his laboratory for a week at a time.
Helen Barry – “A Typist at Sixteen”
Read Helen's story from when she started as a typist in 1959 and worked at the CSIRO Division of Forest Products and continued her career through CSIRO.
Betty Siegman – “A lifetime and a half with CSIRO”
Betty Siegman, a former CSIRO employee, recently wrote to the Sphere editorial team. Together with her family, Betty has clocked up over 106 years with CSIRO, forming a large part of her life, and that of her family.
“CSIRO in Western Australia – Musings of Some Former Staff” by Peter Hick and Adrian Peck
A wonderful compilation of personal stories from members of the WA Chapter of CSIRO Alumni and other former CSIRO staff. Read about the human side of science and the daily and year-by-year experiences of working in the Western Australian arm of CSIRO during its earliest and then its rapid growth phases.