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. Team Leader: Mr Brian Myers. Team Members: Dr Richard Benyon, Dr Warren Bond, Ms Evelyn […]
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.
European rabbits have spread uncontrollably to devastate the Australian environment. However a new virus is starting to take effect.
David Phillips and colleagues (CSIRO Wool Technology). For the development of the OPTIM™ fibre process for the generation of innovative new wool fibres. Team Leader: Dr David Phillips. Team Members: Dr Ahmed Bhoyro, Dr John Cook, Dr David King, Dr Gary O’Loughlin, Dr John Rippon, Mr Keith Thomas and Dr John Warner.