A collection of videos from our archives.
CSIRO Medals 2006 – Business Excellence Medal – John Shaw and the Intellection Team
John Shaw and colleagues (CSIRO Minerals, CSIRO Corporate Commercialisation team and Intellection Pty LTd). For successfully transforming an innovative technical concept – Quantitative Evaluation of Minerals using Scanning Electron Microscopy (QEM*SEM) – into a vibrant, well capitalized, and rapidly expanding ‘born global’ company: Intellection Pty Ltd.
A long shot that paid off: CSIRO’s Atomic Absorption Project (1970)
The discovery in the early nineteenth century that chemical elements could be identified by observing their emission spectra led to the development of accurate methods of chemical analysis based on atomic emission spectra.
Mysteries of the Leeuwin (1988)
This documentary examines the nature and impact of the Leeuwin Current, the great surge of warm water which travels down the coast of Western Australia and into the Bight each winter. It is the only current off the western edge of the continent that carries warm water to the poles.
Reclaiming the land (1991)
Researcher Emmett O'Loughlin and his team tackle a major land rehabilitation problem using TOPOG, a new computer-based system which can provide solutions to such diverse problems as soil erosion, soil salinity and drinking water quality.
The Living Soil (1982)
Without spoken commentary, this film depicts both the life of the soil and the life within it.
CSIRO Medals 1994 – Research achievement – Dr Wayne Meyer
Wayne Meyer (CSIRO Water Resources). For his research in irrigation water management.
Yellow Dog Dingo (1978)
Wildlife scientists track and observe the dingo across Central Australia and the east coast. They conclude that there is nothing simple about dingo management.
A Skeleton in the Crop (1969)
Ever since Skeleton Weed was first discovered in Australia 50 years ago, farmers and scientists have been searching for a way to stop it spreading through the wheatlands of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.