A collection of videos from our archives.
This film, aimed at a specialist audience, demonstrates the revolutionary SIROFLOC process for water treatment.
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.
The recovery of minerals from ores is an important industry and much depends on the correct assessment of the valuable minerals in the ore and on the efficiency of the processing. Traditional assaying methods don't give the metallurgist all the information he really needs.
Testing Noise (2001)
In noisy environments, microphones are used to measure sounds levels. But who measures the microphones?
Dust Mites (2009)
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.
“I Can Never Resist That Challenge” (1980)
This film is essentially a profile of Dr Tom Pressley whose research in the field of textiles makes an excellent case study of how an applied scientist operates.
CSIRO Medals 1998 – Research achievement medal – Parkes Multibeam System Team
Lister Staveley-Smith, Trevor Bird, Malcolm Sinclair, Warwick Wilson (Australia Telescope National Facility, CSIRO Telecommunications and Industrial Physics). For the Parkes […]
Winning with wool (1998)
Sportwool® – A new, comfortable, polyester/wool fabric that is giving athletes a winning edge.
CSIRO Chairman’s Medal 2013 – The Hendra Virus Research Team
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.