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19 September 2022

Cosmos Magazine, Other, 16/09/2022, Petra Stock In the case of German astronomer Maria Kirch (1670 1720), her husband was largely […]

19 September 2022

InnovationAus, Other, 16/09/2022, Brandon How A more collaborative approach to innovation is needed to enable the supply of technology that […]

11 September 2022

Cheryl was a much-respected colleague and friend of many years for those of us who worked in the minerals and […]

7 September 2022

Mick Poole passed away peacefully on Sunday 4 September 2022 aged 79 after a 5-month battle with painful cancer. Mick’s […]

7 September 2022

Careers with STEM, Other, 06/09/2022, Louise Meers CSIRO, Australia’s national science organisation, has identified seven global mega-trends that reveal the […]

6 September 2022

For research students, the first scientific paper is a rite of passage, marking the transition from being consumers of knowledge […]

5 September 2022

Small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are invited to apply for CSIRO’s free 10 week virtual program to learn more about […]

29 August 2022

CSIRO Publishing have pulled together some of their favourite books that celebrate just how awesome the natural world can be, for […]

29 August 2022

Find out how we’re working with our partners to tackle Australia’s greatest challenges through the collaborative research delivered by RV […]

22 August 2022

InnovationAus, Other, 17/08/2022, Joseph Brookes As a landmark Canberra skills summit approaches, the nation’s top scientists are asking the government […]

17 August 2022

Bill Blevin passed away last week at the age of 92. Bill was Chief of the Division of Applied Physics […]

15 August 2022

The complete voyage schedules for 2022-23 and 2023-24 have now been published to the MNF website. Release of these schedules […]

15 August 2022

InnovationAus, Other, 11/08/2022, Larry Marshall It’s an uncomfortable truth in Australia that it took a pandemic for us to turn […]

15 August 2022

FarmOnline, Other, 14/08/2022, Chris McLennan One state has investigated 194 possible exotic animal disease outbreaks in the past year. With […]

1 August 2022

SBS, Other, 29/07/2022, Catriona Stirrat CSIRO outlines a series of both frightening and promising forces set to reshape Australia over […]

26 July 2022

As a respected scientist specialising in condensed matter physics, Dr Collocott is being recognised for his contribution to Standards Australia […]

25 July 2022

The Mandarin, Other, 20/07/2022 Some of the national science agency’s best and brightest have highlighted the big themes of the […]

22 July 2022

Applications are now open for the Brisbane and Sydney Falling Walls Lab events Which wall will your research break? Pitch […]

19 July 2022

This show is all about Australian innovation, ingenuity and design excellence, it’s about inspiration, disruption and changing the game This […]

19 July 2022

Would you like to participate and taste wines from Australia and around the world? The CSIRO wine tasting group that […]

1 July 2022

We are sad to pass on the news that John Thorn recently passed away. John worked in CSIRO NML and […]

1 July 2022

We are sharing the sad news with our alumni members that Barry McGlasson has passed away. Dr Barry McGlasson, Senior […]

20 June 2022

Applications are open for a free 10‑week program for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in cyber security to explore […]

19 June 2022

ABC Online, Other, 19/06/2022 Digital technologies are changing how we live, driving innovation and new industries. Governments in Australia are […]

9 June 2022

Contact Air Land & Sea, Other, 08/06/2022, Mike Hughes Budding entrepreneurs are set to pitch their ideas to potential Defence […]

6 June 2022

It’s that wonderful time of year again – our annual Stocktake Sale! Fill your bookshelves with these great science reads, […]

31 May 2022

ABC Online, Other, 30/05/2022 The First Nations approach to seasons, based on tens of thousands of years of weather patterns […]

31 May 2022

PS News, Other, 30/05/2022 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has partnered with University of Melbourne researchers to […]

31 May 2022

ABC News, ABC News at Noon, 30/05/2022, Ros Childs Interview with CSIRO research scientist Dr Emma Woodward about the Many […]

23 May 2022

Ahead of Science Week 2022, Melbourne University Publishing is offering alumni members the below book pack selection for science people, […]

9 May 2022

Staff at the National Research Collections Australia (NRCA) are developing new technologies to solve national problems. Our National Research Collections […]

2 May 2022

This extract is from the revealing new book, Beginning to End: Our Universe Inside Out, by science writer Peter Spinks. […]

2 May 2022

Energy Source & Distribution, Other, 29/04/2022 Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to help solve the energy challenges of tomorrow […]

1 May 2022

James Sydney Bates, worked at CSIRO for about 30 years until he retired 16 years ago. He passed away on […]

26 April 2022

Education Today, Other, 22/04/2022 Dr Megan Sebben has had a varied career from groundwater hydrology research to consulting. She currently […]

13 April 2022

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 12/04/2022 CSIRO, Australia’s national research agency, will invest $50 million in four new initiatives over the next […]

12 April 2022

Professor Bernard “Bernie” Michael Bindon (1940-2022) By Professor Heather Burrow, Bernie’s successor at the Beef CRC Friends and colleagues of […]

12 April 2022

Researcher Office Hours The Main Sequence team is running monthly office hours with researchers on commercialization. If you are a […]

12 April 2022

SynBio 10x is a national program open to any SynBio start up in Australia that harnesses entrepreneurial experience and R&D […]

31 March 2022

Left us in his sleep on 25 March 2022 Dr Trevor William Scott was the Chief of the Commonwealth Scientific […]

28 March 2022

The Australian Academy of Science invites Australian researchers to be nominated for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education […]

28 March 2022

nestegg, Other, 26/03/2022, Maja Garaca Djurdjevic UniSuper has announced a $75 million investment in venture fund UniSeed the investment arm […]

21 March 2022

The Pint of Science festival is held annually in May, where researchers engage with the community about their recent work […]

21 March 2022

Canberra Times, Other, 21/03/2022, Michael Hutchinson Henry Nix was an environmentalist with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the Australian landscape and […]

20 March 2022

Stone & Chalk strongly believe in supporting women in tech and ensuring diversity in the ecosystem. The recently launched IWD […]

14 March 2022

Two of our scientists have been recognised in The Australian Academy of Science awards, which celebrate outstanding contributions to the […]

7 March 2022

Today celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women – and offers us a moment  to celebrate women’s […]

7 March 2022

Trey Guest, a La Trobe University PhD candidate within La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS), has been awarded the 2022 CSIRO Alumni […]

7 March 2022

Trey Guest, a PhD candidate at the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS) and a member of the School […]

2 March 2022

The Opportunity   Use your skills and expertise in scientific writing in a training & development role Deliver interactive workshops […]

22 February 2022

If you’ve logged on to one of the six million medical consultations that have been delivered using the Coviu platform […]

22 February 2022

Are you looking for a new role, or know someone who may be interested in working with us. Have a […]

21 February 2022

Most of the time science is a slow and tedious business. Researchers toil away for decades at obscure limits of […]

21 February 2022

AgTrader, Other, 21/02/2022 CSIRO researcher and mouse expert Steve Henry has taken out the GRDC Northern Seed of Light Award […]

16 February 2022

Melbourne University Press is offering CSIRO Alumni members 20% off RRP $32.99 on the best selling Secrets of Women’s Healthy […]

15 February 2022

We are pleased to announce that Prof Ken Baldwin from ANU has agreed to chair the first Australian Hydrogen Research […]

7 February 2022

Supplementary Applications are now invited to fill available capacity in the 2023‑24 Granted Voyage schedule on research vessel (RV) Investigator. Seven […]

7 February 2022

Industry Update, Other, 03/02/2022 The Government is taking its Modern Manufacturing Strategy to the next level, Prime Minister Scott Morrison […]

7 February 2022

Applications are open for a free 10‑week program for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in cyber security to investigate […]

7 February 2022

Our analysis from 2017 estimated it would cost Australia a trillion dollars to convert to renewables. Our current estimate is […]

7 February 2022

CSIRO publishing has a new title coming out this year. It’s called a A Shorebird Flying Adventure and it features […]

3 February 2022

VivaZome Therapeutics wins top prize with its potential to provide off-the-shelf regenerative medicines. Part of Cytiva’s BioChallenge global series, the […]

1 February 2022

The National Measurement Institute is running a public consultation to develop measurement requirements for hydrogen dispensers in Australia. We are […]

25 January 2022

Join our world class science, engineering and digital teams as a CSIRO Early Research Career (CERC) Postdoctoral Fellow. Applications open […]

24 January 2022

We are thrilled to announce the 2022 winner of the CSIRO Alumni Scholarship in Physics. Trey Guest from La Trobe […]

23 January 2022

Turn your R&D idea into a reality – Applications now open Applications are open for a free 10-week program for […]

23 January 2022

It has been two years since the devastating Australian bushfires of 2019-20. Now we need to find out how the […]

23 January 2022

Medical discoveries have been shared at an unprecedented pace during the COVID-19 pandemic, but so have fraudulent studies, which has […]

19 January 2022

Check out the hot deals in the CSIRO Publishing Summer Sale – you’ll find summery specials for curious minds, green thumbs, foodies, wildlife […]

17 January 2022

A speaker blog for World Ocean Summit by Larry Marshall, chief executive, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) To […]

17 January 2022

COVID-19 vaccines, biodiversity and particle physics are among the themes set to shape research next year — and 2022 will […]

20 December 2021

Eric J Crawford died Sunday Dec. 12 2021. Aged 93   Eric was the first plant introduction officer of the […]

15 December 2021

It is with much sadness that we share the news that our esteemed colleague and friend Jan Habel passed away […]

14 December 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 14/12/2021 A National Artificial Intelligence Centre within CSIRO has been launched, with a Stela Solar, a senior executive […]

14 December 2021

Dr Carina Joe spent seven years at CSIRO Manufacturing, first as an intern and then as a PhD student through […]

14 December 2021

Coviu, a commercialisation project of CSIRO, was cofounded in 2016 by Dr Pfeiffer and the company’s chief technologist Nathan Oehlman. […]

13 December 2021

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is solving the greatest challenges. Will you join us? We recruit the best talent to […]

13 December 2021

The Age, Other, 12/12/2021, Tom Spurling, Russell Tytler, Tony Lenten and John Symington On August 23, 2021, as many members […]

6 December 2021

For 13 years, Tech23 has celebrated and amplified the impact of Australia’s young deeptech companies that have the potential to […]

6 December 2021

Blue Mountains Australia, Other, 05/12/2021 Blue Mountains City Council is teaming with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO to launch the […]

6 December 2021

The Conversation, Other, 04/12/2021, Cathy Foley Science, at its heart, is a collaborative effort. The eureka moments are headline-grabbing and […]

2 December 2021

We have nearly reached the end of another round of the ON Prime program and are running a virtual showcase: […]

30 November 2021

Free to read online until 31 January 2022 A new Historical Records of Australian Science virtual issue, edited by Hilary Howes and […]

29 November 2021

Access to sea time on RV Investigator is available to Australian researchers and their international collaborators via multiple access Streams […]

26 November 2021

The CSIRO Early Research Career (CERC) Fellowship program aims to enhance the research capability of PhD and Engineering masters graduates […]

23 November 2021

Global Advisors, Other, 23/11/2021 Each dollar invested in research and development (R&D) would earn an average of A$3.50 in economy-wide […]

23 November 2021

OpenGov Asia, Other, 23/11/2021 The Digital Future Initiative aims to help accelerate the country’s progress to becoming a leading digital […]

22 November 2021

We announced a five-year, multi-million dollar partnership with Google to collaborate on joint projects including natural hazard management, energy, and […]

22 November 2021

InnovationAus, Other, 22/11/2021, Joseph Brookes The Tech Central and Westmead Health and Innovation Districts have new leaders, with the Greater […]

9 November 2021

InnovationAus, Other, 08/11/2021, Joseph Brookes Swinburne University of Technology has launched an aerospace research hub to help develop lighter planes, […]

1 November 2021

See below for a list of hydrogen related events hosted by various countries at COP26, in case you are interested […]

31 October 2021

Give the gift that keeps giving the whole year! If you are looking for a gift for a special child […]

31 October 2021

The Australian, Business News, 01/11/2021 The national science agency CSIRO and Commonwealth Bank have launched a joint project to examine […]

28 October 2021

Many of us have known Tim for decades and loved him as a friend and were in awe of him […]

27 October 2021

Solar panel testing to protect Australia’s solar energy supply. We have developed and demonstrated highly accurate testing of solar PV […]

27 October 2021

Microporous aerogels suitable for capturing carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere. We’ve developed new solid adsorbent materials that can capture […]

27 October 2021

It is well known that, in their professional lives, most academics and researchers will – like cats – seek to […]

26 October 2021

One of our alumni has let us know about the following opportunities: At EMBL Hamburg, we have two job and […]

26 October 2021

South West Voice, Other, 25/10/2021 Local students are being inspired to take up exciting careers and work at Sydney’s second […]

26 October 2021

Australasian Farmers’ & Dealers’ Journal, Other, 25/10/2021 A $150 million investment from CSIRO, government and industry termed the Three Missions […]

25 October 2021

Scholarship Positions, Other, 22/10/2021 The University of Southern Queensland is now inviting deserving candidates for its exciting CSIRO Data61 PhD […]

19 October 2021

Swiftheadline, swiftheadline.com, 18/10/2021, Aaron Sittig Testing wastewater on flights coming into Australia could help screen tourists for Covid before they […]

19 October 2021

The Australian Academy of Science invites applications from Australian researchers for the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral […]

18 October 2021

Australian Financial Review, Special Report, 15/10/2021, Alexandra Cain The usefulness of some scientific discoveries can only be realised years later, […]

18 October 2021

InnovationAus, Other, 15/10/2021, James Riley Freshly-minted Science and Technology minister Melissa Price has appointed Kathryn Fagg – one of Australia’s […]

11 October 2021

The mission to generate greater national wealth from university research commercialisation and IP management is a very worthy one. Australian […]

30 September 2021

Women’s Agenda, Other, 29/09/2021, Angela Priestley Ninety per cent of women at university or TAFE are studying qualifications unrelated to […]

29 September 2021

ECOS, Other, 28/09/2021, Andrea Wild You might not be living in a biodiversity hotspot, but the plants, animals and fungi […]

27 September 2021

stuff.co.nz, Other, 25/09/2021, Peter Fama and Andrew Duncan “They should never have let a woman do it” was a recurrent […]

27 September 2021

West Australian, Other, 25/09/2021, Tracey Ferrier A technically brilliant team led by Australia’s national science agency has kicked NASA’s butt […]

21 September 2021

Sunshine Coast Daily, Other, 20/09/2021, Maddie Manwaring Jarrod Bleijie has paid tribute to his “larrikin” grandfather, who passed away suddenly […]

20 September 2021

Webinar: Thursday 7 Oct 2021, 10.00am to 11.00am AEDT Login details will be emailed to registrants Some of the fastest growing and […]

17 September 2021

To remain robust, competitive, and sustainable, our agriculture industry needs to meet the challenge around greenhouse gas emissions. Join us […]

17 September 2021

Commercialisation of Australian science for national benefit has today been recognised with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, sharing a win […]

10 September 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 09/09/2021, Peter Roberts CSIRO has launched three of what it calls missions’ that will tackle food production issues, […]

9 September 2021

Eastern and southern Australia are emerging from a widespread and severe drought. For many farmers, drought has meant disruption to […]

8 September 2021

InnovationAus, Other, 07/09/2021, James Riley Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley and CSIRO chair David Thodey have taken on the […]

6 September 2021

The Bakerian Medal and Lecture 2022 is awarded to Professor Michelle Simmons FRS for seminal contributions to our understanding of nature at […]

6 September 2021

Max Churchward passed away on 27 August 2021 after a short stay in hospital. He will be sadly missed by […]

3 September 2021

Tuesday 14 Sep 2021  Virtual webinar 2:00pm to 3:00pm AEST – Event access link will be shared directly to registered attendees […]

3 September 2021

Animal Production Science celebrates 60 years of publication in 2021 and to celebrate, we are marking this milestone with this selection […]

2 September 2021

Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Rewarding excellence in the fields of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement, and school science. 51 […]

1 September 2021

The CSIRO Alumni Scholarship in Physics is a postgraduate scholarship of $6,000, which will be used to fund travel costs […]

31 August 2021

Australia produces world leading scientists, and world class scientific research. But, compared to the United States, the UK, and other […]

30 August 2021

Continuous assessment of plant water status with a static thermal imaging sensor. Optimising irrigation application maximises the value of a […]

30 August 2021

Winegrape yield forecasting tool based on interpretation of video data using machine learning methods. Annual yield variability in wine grape […]

26 August 2021

Australian Academy of Science, Other, 25/08/2021 Ever heard of a nutritious fish-based chutney tailor-made for pregnant and lactating women? It […]

25 August 2021

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 24/08/2021 Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has announced the appointment of Dr Jim Rabeau as Director of […]

23 August 2021

Many clean energy innovations available today – like wind, solar, and lithium-ion batteries – are starting to compete with the […]

18 August 2021

What a career! Vietnam, virology veterinary and a vaccine Toby joined the Australian Army Reserve at the age of 19, receiving the […]

16 August 2021

The Australian Academy of Science invites applications from Australian PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to attend the 71st Lindau Nobel […]

12 August 2021

We’ve put together a catalogue featuring a selection of CSIRO-branded books, including our excellent new release AmAZed!, the CSIRO “Science […]

11 August 2021

Fior Reports, fiorreports.com, 10/08/2021, Becca Roberts National Science Week Held annually in August, starts next week with thousands of personal […]

10 August 2021

The Conversation, Other, 09/08/2021, Michael Grose, Joelle Gergis, Pep Canadell & Roshanka Ranasinghe Australia is experiencing widespread, rapid climate change […]

9 August 2021

Paul Sims is one of our CSIRO Alumni members and is keen to share an update on the success of […]

6 August 2021

In the runup to National Science Week, Peter Spinks has offered CSIRO Alumni members a 20% discount on upcoming courses. […]

5 August 2021

Applications are open for a free 10-week program for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to investigate new R&D opportunities related […]

5 August 2021

The Australian Academy of Science invites applications from Australian PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to attend the 13th HOPE Meeting […]

2 August 2021

Australian Academy of Science, Other, 30/07/2021 A local leader in nutritional science has been announced as the Australian nominee for […]

30 July 2021

August 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Join Professor Peter Klinken, WA’s Chief Scientist, in a showcase of WA’s […]

29 July 2021

It is with profound sorrow that we inform you of the death of Shirley Pipitone (3 April 1947 – 15 […]

29 July 2021

Are you working on promising research in either critical energy metals or that will help Australian businesses and regions meet […]

27 July 2021

Creating better silicone resins for 3D printers We have developed a family of silicone resins for vat polymerization-based 3D printing […]

26 July 2021

Applications are now open for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), a scheme that facilitates research placements for undergraduate students […]

23 July 2021

Fresh Science is a national competition helping early career researchers find, and then share, their stories of discovery. The program […]

23 July 2021

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 22/07/2021 The CSIRO has developed a next generation silicone resin for making 3D printed medical parts, heralding […]

20 July 2021

As the data and technology science specialists of Australia’s national science agency, we’re world-leaders in research, development and thought leadership. […]

14 July 2021

Kickstart your career by joining our Undergraduate Vacation Studentships where you will work with talented people to solve the greatest […]

14 July 2021

The Opportunity   Exceptional leadership opportunity with Space & Astronomy High profile role with significant global scope & partnerships Contribute […]

13 July 2021

Does global food systems governance need a new science-policy interface? Melissa Leach, member of IPES-Food and Director of the Institute […]

8 July 2021

Mon 19 July @ 1.00pm Do you want to join in the co-design of a new digital climate information service […]

8 July 2021

We have officially partnered with Canva to help deliver the Generation STEM initiative. Generation STEM is a 10-year initiative to […]

8 July 2021

A retired scientist from The University of Western Australia has earned international recognition for his research that analyses the factors […]

22 June 2021

InnovationAus, Other, 17/06/2021 Swinburne University’s Professor Bronwyn Fox will be CSIRO’s next Chief Scientist, the university announced on Wednesday afternoon. […]

22 June 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 17/06/2021, Alexandra Cooper Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) awards recognised new ways to flavour […]

22 June 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 18/06/2021, Brooke Littlewood Growing up in the United Kingdom, Neil Turner would earn money helping local farmers […]

22 June 2021

Are you a fan of plant proteins? Do you prefer a 100% plant diet dominated by legumes, soybeans or peas? […]

22 June 2021

AlphaGalileo, Other, 21/06/2021 The Executive Board of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has appointed Ciarn Forde as the new Professor […]

21 June 2021

Business leaders are invited to join us for a virtual session to hear examples of transformative ways we’re working with […]

17 June 2021

This is an exclusive offer available to new start-up companies/entrepreneurs who have received Government Granting such as the various CSIRO […]

15 June 2021

CONGRATULATIONS to Feain, Ilana (S&A, Marsfield) and her team who won the Government & Public Sector Solution of the Year […]

15 June 2021

Find out more on the award and Lindsay’s research. Lindsay’s farming system research has the potential to increase crop returns […]

15 June 2021

The Mercury, Other, 14/06/2021, Brad Petersen Leaders in the arts and academia, in our legal and medical professions and a […]

15 June 2021

Grain Central, Other, 14/06/2021 Prominent bush advocate and agribusiness lawyer the late Bill Loughnan and agricultural educator and founder of […]

8 June 2021

Innovate to Grow is a 10 week online program, designed to boost SME growth through increased R&D engagement. We are looking […]

7 June 2021

11 February 1936 – 27 May 2021 Beloved husband of Ann (deceased). Father to Marie-Louise, George, Nicole and grandfather to […]

7 June 2021

Mensa Australia needs your help to mentor our team for CyberTaipan 2021. We are looking for CSIRO Alumni with background […]

2 June 2021

26 – 27 July 2021 CONVENTION REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! We are pleased to announce that the AIFST21 Convention will […]

2 June 2021

Free to read online: Celebrating 30 Years of Wildland Fire Science Publication In honour of 30 years of publication, International Journal […]

31 May 2021

Business Insider Australia, Other, 31/05/2021, Jack Derwin Main Sequence is a deep tech venture capital firm that is looking to […]

31 May 2021

FuelCellsWorks, Other, 28/05/2021 CSIRO becomes first lease customer for new Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) Partnership to help demonstrate […]

31 May 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 28/05/2021 Csiro, Australia’s national science agency, has launched a new Hydrogen Industry Mission to help support the world’s […]

31 May 2021

Wed 16 June: 11.00am – 12.00pm The global population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050, fuelling demand for protein. Australia […]

31 May 2021

Tues 8 June 1.00pm – Online virtual event It is now easier than ever to capture biodiversity information, with innovations in […]

24 May 2021

Liz Dennis has been elected as a new Member of the US National Academy of Science @theNASciences for her work […]

24 May 2021

Alumni have exclusive access to our monthly series of online events – CSIRO Says In this National Reconciliation Week edition, […]

20 May 2021

Australian Mining, Other, 19/05/2021, Henry Ballard CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has released its Critical Energy Minerals Roadmap to emphasise […]

19 May 2021

Industry Update, Other, 18/05/2021 The CSIRO is drawing together leading energy research organisations as part of a global research push […]

11 May 2021

InnovationAus, Other, 06/05/2021 A new $50 million National Artificial Intelligence Centre will be established within CSIRO and $34 million will […]

11 May 2021

ExBulletin, exbulletin.com, 10/05/2021 Australia’s National Scientific Institution will invest $ 100 million in emerging technologies over four years to support […]

4 May 2021

University of Melbourne PURSUIT is home to some of our most interesting content, including cutting edge research and insightful commentary […]

3 May 2021

Innovation Aus, Larry Marshall27 April 2021 In May 1926, the Australian inventor of the Sunshine Harvester, Hugh McKay, died. His […]

3 May 2021

Food & Drink Business, Other, 30/04/2021, Doris Prodanovic A roadmap for the strategic growth of an emerging Australian industry report […]

27 April 2021

  Published between 1917 and 1979 the reports provide a fascinating insight into research conducted by the organisation over more […]

27 April 2021

We remember our former colleague, Paul Whitfeld. Former CSIRO scientist, Paul Whitfeld, who had a distinguished career with CSIRO as […]

26 April 2021

Applications are open for a free 10-week program for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to identify R&D opportunities and help […]

26 April 2021

CSIRO’s contribution to the United Nations’ Second World Ocean Assessment has showcased Australia’s world-leading marine science expertise. Over 70 per […]

20 April 2021

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Isabel ‘Joy’ Bear (1927 – 2021). Joy led research […]

20 April 2021

28 April 2021: 8.00pm Online event – register here Zoom for fun? Physics for fun? Are you joking? Nope. We’ll […]

8 April 2021

Dr John Steel passed away peacefully on March 5, 2021. Loving husband of Marianne. Proud and devoted father and father-in-law […]

1 April 2021

  Inspiring students with STEM in Western Sydney Do you want to inspire students and help build the STEM workforce […]

1 April 2021

Read the lovely tributes written by Tom Beer, Joe Flood, John Davy, Ian Dunn and John Roy who share their […]

1 April 2021

By Joe Flood Barrie was born in Birmingham in 1937. He arrived in Building Research with the Forest Products group […]

29 March 2021

Beef Central, Other, 29/03/2021 Former AusMeat chairman and processing industry identity Tony Wharton passed away last month after a battle […]

29 March 2021

By Lindsay Sparrow The CSIRO Division of Protein Chemistry (now part of the Manufacturing Business Unit) mourn the passing of […]

29 March 2021

StartupSmart, Other, 26/03/2021, Stephanie Palmer-Derrien There’s another Aussie player in the plant-based meat race, with Nourish Ingredients raising $11 million […]

29 March 2021

Geelong Advertiser, Other, 27/03/2021, Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson Young Australian inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs are making their mark on the technology world […]

25 March 2021

Jennifer died in Melbourne on Friday 26 February 2021. She was known widely across numerous CSIRO Victorian Divisions in which […]

24 March 2021

Esther Landhuis, Nature COVID considerations unsurprisingly dominate the tech developments that could have a big impact in the coming year. […]

24 March 2021

The Pint of Science Festival is held annually in May where researchers engage with the community about their recent work […]

24 March 2021

This survey is part of the project ‘Impact of COVID-19 on women in the STEM workforce, Asia-Pacific’ conducted by the […]

22 March 2021

ABC Online, Other, 22/03/2021, Phillip Adams The stories of two overlooked members of an 1872 exploration expedition to Cape York […]

21 March 2021

By Dr Erick Ramanaidou Sadly Richard (Dick) Morris passed away peacefully on 16 March. Dick has been a mentor and […]

21 March 2021

Dr Cathy Foley delivered her first major address as Australia’s Chief Scientist, outlining a path for Australian science in a […]

21 March 2021

The Australian, Other, 21/03/2021, Misha Ketchell A decade ago, I threw in a secure job as a producer for ABC […]

17 March 2021

Augusta Margaret River Mail, Other, 17/03/2021, Rebecca Gredley Australia’s scientific research should not just end as academic writing but lay […]

17 March 2021

Sydney Morning Herald, Other, 17/03/2021 Governments should trust science to deliver the answers on pressing problems such as food security, […]

16 March 2021

The Australian Academy of Science invites applications from Australian researchers for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education […]

12 March 2021

The Conversation, Other, 12/03/2021, Cathy Foley It’s early days in my tenure as Australia’s Chief Scientist but I have already […]

9 March 2021

A new online exhibition showcases women pioneers in science, engineering, and medicine who exemplify the spirit of those who have […]

7 March 2021

About the Plastics Innovation Hub Symposium The Plastics Innovation Hub Symposium is a two half-day virtual event which will bring […]

7 March 2021

Republish.in, republish.in/category/science, 08/03/2021, Jill Rowbotham Cathy Foley is giving strategic consideration to how she can help create the right climate […]

7 March 2021

Pieter Bleeker (1938 – 2021) Pieter was a soil scientist, recruited from the Netherlands in 1965 to join the Land […]

4 March 2021

CEDA, Jan 2021 Watch Telstra CEO, Andy Penn as he discusses the risks of not leveraging this once in a […]

4 March 2021

CEDA Feb 2021 At a time when leaders from across sectors and across the country are all asking similar questions […]

3 March 2021

Grain Central, Other, 02/03/2021 Bringing a whole-of-farm approach to research is an ambitious goal, but it has been the cornerstone […]

1 March 2021

BY ALI GREEN, TOM WADE Our new licence to manufacture medicinal cannabis products will help drive the development of novel […]

1 March 2021

By Kate Langford In 20 years, will we swap beef for crickets, 3-D print food, or grow our leafy greens […]

22 February 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 18/02/2021, Olivia Calver CSIRO Agriculture and Food chief research scientist Greg Rebetzke was awarded the 2021 […]

22 February 2021

If you missed the live event, you can watch the recording here. Our in-house expert, Dr Rob Grenfell, is going […]

17 February 2021

CSIRO’s Chief Executive shares how Australia is using science and tech to “grow our way out of this pandemic” – […]

17 February 2021

The National Tribune, Other, 17/02/2021, Rob Grenfell CSIRO experts comment on the TGA’s approval of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.Dr Rob […]

17 February 2021

Australian Online News, Other, 17/02/2021 The CSIRO is looking to interview irrigators from across the nation, to find out what […]

17 February 2021

February 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Have a question about COVID-19? Our in-house expert, Dr Rob Grenfell, is […]

16 February 2021

Grain Central, Other, 16/02/2021 One of the nation’s leading research geneticists in wheat breeding, Dr Greg Rebetzke, is this year’s […]

15 February 2021

Open: 15 February 2021 Close: 30 June 2021 The Marine National Facility (MNF) invites Australian researchers and their international collaborators […]

15 February 2021

The Human Centric Security team are running a new monthly series “The Human Centric AI Seminars” that will focus on […]

14 February 2021

ITWire, Other, 12/02/2021, Sam Varghese The award for the best science paper of the year, given by the prestigious Science […]

10 February 2021

February 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Saying No and Speaking Up – How to Avoid the ‘Assertiveness Penalty’ and Other […]

10 February 2021

A program for Small to Medium enterprises in the Mining and METs sectors is launching March 2021. With the help […]

8 February 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 05/02/2021 Under the agreement, the two parties will develop a state-of-the-art bushfire simulation tool based on CSIRO’s Spark’ […]

3 February 2021

Whitsunday Times, Other, 03/02/2021, Jacobbe McBride The incoming chairman of an organisation dedicated to improving the health of Gladstone’s harbour, […]

1 February 2021

Geospatial world, Other, 01/02/2021 Dr Alex Held, Director of the CSIRO Centre for Earth Observation, has been recognized for his […]

1 February 2021

Twelve CSIRO researchers have been identified in this year’s list. Their papers rank in the top 1% by citations for […]

1 February 2021

ABC Online, Other, 29/01/2021, Patrick Wood Australian scientists will today embark on a voyage into the ice for a mission […]

28 January 2021

For distinguished service to science and engineering, particularly to metrology, measurement standards and research, and to professional organisations. Between 1994 […]

27 January 2021

Financial Standard, Other, 25/01/2021, Eliza Bavin The CSIRO has published a roadmap to economic recovery fining innovation in Australia’s waste […]

25 January 2021

17 February 4.00-5.00pm Join us for an online event to celebrate this year’s scholarship winner, Alison Campbell. The event will […]

25 January 2021

Benjamin’s project was ‘Coherent optical free-space frequency dissemination’. He developed an innovative system capable of overcoming the complex challenges associated […]

25 January 2021

The Pint of Science team are making plans for this years’ festival, they’re on the look out for anyone who’s […]

25 January 2021

Canberra Times, Other, 24/01/2021, Katie Burgess You’ve heard how scientists with Australia’s national science agency are helping to lead the […]

18 January 2021

Baird Maritime, Other, 15/01/2021 Australian researchers have returned from a six-week marine science voyage investigating the critical role of ocean […]

3 January 2021

Dr Higgins has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his work in […]

21 December 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 15/12/2020, Peter Roberts CSIRO’s development of a livestock feed made from seaweed that reduces methane emissions in […]

14 December 2020

by The National Youth Science Forum Speed Meet is a fast-paced and much-loved part of the NYSF Program when students […]

14 December 2020

By Geraldine Doogue on Saturday Extra, ABC Radio In a keynote speech this week, the head of the CSIRO, Dr […]

14 December 2020

Australasian Science, Other, 09/12/2020 Like so much of what I have done as Australia’s Chief Scientist, the electricity market review […]

7 December 2020

Grants of up to A$10,000 are available to support digital collaborative research projects with Asia–Pacific regional partner economies for Australian […]

6 December 2020

We are seeking two experienced industry leaders to become founding CEOs in two new Venture Science opportunities we are working […]

6 December 2020

Researchers, TTOs and Founders please reach out to us to discuss commercialising your science or technology. You don’t need a […]

2 December 2020

Margaret was the CSIRO Land & Water Divisional Editor from 1980 to 1994. She died on 21 November 2020, and […]

30 November 2020

ABC Online, Other, 24/11/2020, Anna Salleh This year’s “Oscars of science” celebrate the work of a researcher who’s been trying […]

30 November 2020

Campus Morning Mail, Other, 26/11/2020, Maggie Zhai The American Association for the Advancement of Science announces 2020 Fellows, including Australia-based […]

23 November 2020

Nature, 18 Nov 2020 Avoid unwarranted certainty, neat narratives and partisan presentation; strive to inform, not persuade. “Be persuasive”, “be […]

23 November 2020

Dr Doug Graham, a graduate from the Universities of Durham and Cambridge, came to Australia from the UK in September […]

16 November 2020

Dr. Denis Bauer is a Principal Research Scientist at Australia’s government research agency (CSIRO), and adjunct associate professor at Macquarie […]

16 November 2020

The Australian State of the Climate 2020 report reveals a picture of long-term climate trends and climate variability. The biennial […]

9 November 2020

ABC Online, Other, 09/11/2020, Belinda Smith Australia’s next chief scientist will be renowned physicist Cathy Foley, who will commence the […]

8 November 2020

goulburnpost.com.au, General News, 08/11/2020, Andi Yu Australia’s identity as an ancient land occupied by the oldest cultures on earth is […]

5 November 2020

ABC Online, 04/11/20, Jess Davis Scientists are warning Australia’s biosecurity system needs a major overhaul, with the threat of severe […]

2 November 2020

Vogue Australia, Online, 02/11/20, Jessica Montague,Victoria Baker AND Jen Nurick Cathy Foley is disarmingly modest. As the chief scientist of […]

1 November 2020

ABC News, Online, 29/10/20, Kate Ainsworth It was meant to be a standard re-supply trip to sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island, 1,500 […]

1 November 2020

by InnovationAus How Australian businesses, government and research organisations can unlock the intellectual property built within our leading industries. About […]

1 November 2020

World Economic Forum This report aims to shed light on the pandemic-related disruptions thus far in 2020, contextualised within a […]

18 October 2020

About the challenge India Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE) is a collaboration between Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of […]

18 October 2020

Augusta Margaret River Mail, Other, 17/10/2020 As Australia’s reputation in the medical research and biotech industry grows, one of the […]

12 October 2020

ABC Online, Other, 12/10/2020, Sophie Scott The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can live for up to 28 days on surfaces […]

11 October 2020

The Deep Tech Jobs & Talent Network is live with 123 jobs. Highlights Head of Production at Emesent Group product manager at Coviu […]

11 October 2020

Former deputy director of CSIRO Agriculture & Food professor Martin Cole is joining plant-based meat start-up v2food as the new […]

11 October 2020

msn.com, www.msn.com/en-us, 10/10/2020, Ciara Nugent World Food Program was awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, with the Norwegian […]

11 October 2020

ABC Online, Other, 10/10/2020 It was 2013 and the Coalition, under the leadership of Tony Abbott, had just taken power. […]

7 October 2020

The 2020 edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) presents the latest global innovation trends and the annual innovation ranking […]

7 October 2020

Are you a high school or undergraduate student interested in a career in STEM? Then come along to the CSIRO […]

7 October 2020

Zhejun has been selected by The Australian as one of the nation’s Top 250 Researchers. He was recognised for his […]

7 October 2020

innovationaus.com, Other, 07/10/2020, Stuart Kennedy The federal government has thrown CSIRO a $459 million lifeline as the country’s peak science […]

6 October 2020

startupdaily.net, Other, 05/10/2020 Over the next few years, science and technology will have a vital role in supporting Australia’s economy […]

1 October 2020

We examined how the pandemic has created or intensified opportunities for economic growth across six sectors benefiting from science and […]

1 October 2020

As part of the JobMaker Plan to rebuild the economy, create jobs and recover from the COVID-19 recession, PM has […]

30 September 2020

EUREKA – Award finalists announced! Today we congratulate two CSIRO teams on being named finalists in this year’s Eureka Prizes […]

29 September 2020

innovationaus.com, Other, 25/09/2020 The CSIRO’s covid-19: Recovery and Resilience report published earlier this month is a great summary of the […]

29 September 2020

Sydney Morning Herald, Other, 26/09/2020, Stuart Layt Trips to the toilet are creating an early-warning system that could be a […]

29 September 2020

PSNews, Other, 28/09/2020 Katherine Wynn James Deverell, Max Temminghoff and Mingji Liu* say the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation […]

21 September 2020

We hope you like the look of our new CSIRO Alumni website!