From the mid 1980s, CSIRO researchers at North Ryde led by Ruth Hall, were involved in an effort to understand how antibiotic resistance genes get into and move about in bacterial populations rendering antibiotics ineffective for the treatment of bacterial diseases and hospital-acquired infections. The work focused on a novel system for gene movement that […]
John Farrow and the Thickener Technology Team (CSIRO Minerals). For development of new thickener technology for mineral processing.
Ian McIntre, Mark Berman, Robert Oreb and colleagues (CSIRO Manufactoring Science and Technology, CSIRO Telecommunications and Industrial Physics, CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences). For the development of the RoadCrack system using innovative vision technology.
Brian Myers and colleagues (CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products, CSIRO Land and Water). For their work on the Wagga Wagga Effluent Plantation project which resulted in the development of national guidelines for growing environmentally sustainable plantations irrigated with municipal effluent.
Mat Ballard and colleagues (CSIRO Land and Water). For the MIEX® project for purifying water.
RoadCrack – an innovative vision technology that automates the task of surveying the nation’s roads with a capacity to detect cracks one millimetre wide from beneath the chassis of a moving vehicle.
New software can take images from surveillance cameras and identify known offenders in a crowd.
After years of research and testing, there’s finally a drug that can attack the influenza virus.