The Division of Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE) was formed in 2007 by the merger of the Division of Manufacturing and Materials Technology with the Division of Industrial Physics. In 2008 the Division of Textile and Fibre Technology and the Division of Forestry Bioscience also merged to become part of CMSE as did the Parkville […]
The source of most of the Divisions devoted to chemical and materials research was the Division of Industrial Chemistry. In 1937, the threat of war stimulated consideration of the need for CSIR to conduct research for secondary industry. A committee of the Commonwealth Government recommended the formation of a National Standards Laboratory, an Information Service, […]
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The Bio21 Collaborative Crystallisation Centre was established through the co-ordinated activities of officials from two State Government Departments (Innovation and Health Services), five Melbourne biomedical research Institutes, the Bio21 Stategic Advisory Committee (which includes representatives of over 20 Research Institutions in Melbourne) and a team of scientists and technicians at CSIRO Molecular & Health Technologies […]
The Section of Mathematical Instruments was established in CSIRO in 1950 with a group from the Division of Electrotechnology. The laboratory was housed in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney. It was abandoned in 1959. Chief of Division/Officer-in-Charge Division Officer-in-Charge Mathematical Instruments Section (1950-59) David Milton Myers (1950-59) Sources • Schedvin CB, Trace […]
The Aeronautical Research Laboratory was established in 1938 and accorded divisional status as the Division of Aeronautics in May 1940. With the pending restructuring of CSIR to CSIRO (which occurred in May 1949) the Division of Aeronautics was transferred out of CSIR to the Commonwealth Department of Supply and Development on 10 February 1949 reverting […]
The National Measurement Laboratory was identified as a National Facility within CSIRO in an exchange of letters between the former Minister for Science, The Hon. Peter McGauran, and CSIRO Chief Executive, Dr Malcolm McIntosh in December 1996. This followed the recommendation to this effect made by the Committee of Inquiry into Standards and Conformance in […]
Each year the amount of information stored increases at a staggering rate. The problem is how do we track it down when it’s needed?