A collection of videos from our archives.
New Mineral Detector (1978)
SIROTEM embodies Australian solutions to the shortcomings of overseas electronic devices trying to detect minerals hidden beneath our difficult types of soil.
CSIRO Chairman’s Medal 2017 – Cereal rust disease prevention
Awarded to our agriculture and food rust researchers for contributing to global food security by protecting cereal crops against rust […]
The Mutton Birds of Bass Strait (1956)
The Mutton Bird (Puffinus tenuirostris) has been the basis of a successful, if little-known, Tasmanian industry for more than a century. Each year millions of fledglings are harvested for their carcasses and oil.
Classifying by computer (1966)
Scientists have always wanted to classify things, to divide them up into meaningful groups. We all do this every day, when we speak about human races, or give names to the plants we grow in our gardens. But to do this efficiently needs years of experience, years of working with the things we want to classify.
Termite Attack (1990)
Controlling the attack on buildings by termites without resorting to the extensive use of chemical sprays is a major objective of CSIRO's Dr John French.
CSIRO Medals 2009 – Chairman’s Medal – Wireless LAN Research Team
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.
Malaria Vaccine (1998)
Between two and three million people are killed each year by malaria. A vaccine for this deadly disease has been developed and is now in its trial stage.
OAURS (Opto-Acoustic Underwater Remote Sensing) – an experimental system for rapid, large-area depth measurements in coastal waters, many of which […]