A collection of videos from our archives.
CSIRO Medals 1993 – Research achievement – Dr Bob Winks
Bob Winks (CSIRO Entomology). For his contribution to the Australian grain industry.
CSIRO Medals 2004 – Research achievement – High power super-capacitor team
Tony Vassallo, Calum Drummond and High Power Supercapacitor Team (CSIRO Energy Technology and CSIRO Molecular Science). For the development and assistance in the commercialisation of advanced high power small form factor supercapacitors for wireless communication products.
The Australian Milking Zebu (1977)
Heat, disease and parasites prevent European breeds of dairy cattle from realising their full potential for milk production in tropical areas. Cattle native to these regions are hardy and adapted to the conditions but are poor milk producers.
Robots to ResQu our rainforests (2014)
Australia’s rare and precious rainforests, like the iconic Daintree, could have an unexpected aerial ally in the battle against weeds – autonomous helicopters.
CSIRO Medals 1988 – John Brooks
John Brooks (CSIRO Radiophysics). For leadership of the Australia Telescope team.
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.
The Computer “CSIRAC” (1965)
Think you’re an early adopter? CSIRAC was an automatic digital computer, the fifth computer of its kind ever built. It weighed 7,000 kg and had a RAM of 768 words.
I.S.O. Inter-laboratory apparel flammability trials (1977)
A record of flammability trials carried out by the CSIRO Division of Protein Chemistry in collaboration with the Standards Association of Australia.