A collection of videos from our archives.
Cane toad advance (2002)
The cane toad was introduced into Queensland in 1935 to combat the sugar cane beetle It has since spread far and wide and is now a pest.
By blending advances made in computer, laser and video technology, CSIRO’s Division of geomechanics has designed a sophisticated system to […]
CSIRO Medals 1991 – Chairman’s Medal – Dr Peter Room
Peter Room (CSIRO Entomology). For his work on the biological control of the water weed salvinia. Dr Room helped design and implement projects that cleared salvinia from lakes and rivers in eastern Australia, from 200 square kilometres of lakes in the Sepik flood-plain in Papua New Guinea, and from hundreds of water bodies in Sri Lanka.
CSIRO Medals 1997 – Research achievement – Dr Raymond Smith
Ray Smith, Charles Butt and the Lateritic Environments Team (CSIRO Exploration and Mining). For their contributions to mineral exploration.
CSIRO Medals 1993 – Chairman’s Medal – Dr Graeme Caughley
Graeme Caughley (CSIRO Wildlife and Ecology). For his research achievements and leadership in the field of vertebrate ecology.
Oil from plants (1998)
Instead of drilling into the ground or the ocean for industrial oils, they will soon come from a renewable, environmentally […]
Dung Down Under (1972)
Selected species of dung beetles imported from Africa are being mass bred in Australia for release in cattle breeding areas. Early results indicate that they will prove an outstanding example of biological control.
CSIRO Medals 2007 – Lifetime Achievement – Dr Richard Manchester
Richard Manchester (Australia Telescope National Facility). For a lifetime contribution to the discovery and study of pulsars in the Galaxy with significant leadership, mentoring and inspiration provided to the next generation of astronomers through world-leading pulsar research.