The Chair’s Medal, the most prestigious of the CSIRO awards is awarded to recognise exceptional research scientists or teams. It […]
CSIRO Entrepreneurship Award
The CSIRO Entrepreneurship Award recognises the application of an entrepreneurial approach to create customer value. This award was previously known as Science Excellence/Research Achievement Medal and first awarded in 1985.
Sir Ian McLennan Award
The award is named in honour of the late Sir Ian McLennan and recognises his contributions to the application of […]
CSIRO Chairman’s Medal 2013 – The Hendra Virus Research Team
Dr Deborah Middleton and the Hendra Virus research team from the Division of Animal, Food and Health Sciences. For their pioneering research that has led to the development of the first equine vaccine and a human treatment against the deadly Hendra virus.
Chairman’s Medal 2012 – Ngara Backhaul Project Team
Ngara is our next-wave wireless technology that is optimising the wireless spectrum and helping connect more Australians in more places.
CSIRO Chairman’s Medal 2011 – The Cotton Breeding and Biotechnology Team
Greg Constable and the Cotton Breeding and Biotechnology Team (CSIRO Plant Industry). For the major impact achieved on Australia’s cotton production due to the breeding and deployment of the new cotton variety Sicot 71BRF.
CSIRO Medals 2010 – Chairman’s Medal – The Livestock Genomics Team
Ross Tellam and the Livestock Genomics Team (CSIRO Livestock Industries). For leadership of two international consortia and scientific contributions dedicated to decoding the genomes of cattle and sheep, positioning Australia as a global leader in transforming animal agriculture.
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.
CSIRO Medals 2007 – Lifetime Achievement – Dr Richard Manchester
Richard Manchester (Australia Telescope National Facility). For a lifetime contribution to the discovery and study of pulsars in the Galaxy with significant leadership, mentoring and inspiration provided to the next generation of astronomers through world-leading pulsar research.