Dr Deborah Middleton and the Hendra Virus research team from the Division of Animal, Food and Health Sciences. For their pioneering research that has led to the development of the first equine vaccine and a human treatment against the deadly Hendra virus.
Alzheimer’s disease affects over a quarter of a million Australians. We’re using maths to try to understand how this disease works, so that we can find a solution to early detection.
Ngara is our next-wave wireless technology that is optimising the wireless spectrum and helping connect more Australians in more places.
Greg Constable and the Cotton Breeding and Biotechnology Team (CSIRO Plant Industry). For the major impact achieved on Australia’s cotton production due to the breeding and deployment of the new cotton variety Sicot 71BRF.
Ross Tellam and the Livestock Genomics Team (CSIRO Livestock Industries). For leadership of two international consortia and scientific contributions dedicated to decoding the genomes of cattle and sheep, positioning Australia as a global leader in transforming animal agriculture.
The many millions of people around the world with house dust mite allergies will be pleased to know that the first comprehensive book on the mites has just been published.
OAURS (Opto-Acoustic Underwater Remote Sensing) – an experimental system for rapid, large-area depth measurements in coastal waters, many of which are turbid.
John O’Sullivan and team members from (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science). For delivering major technical benefits to Australia and the world and substantial returns to CSIRO from Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) technology now underpinning wireless communication systems in over one billion products worldwide.