Displaying items by tag: Dr Larry Marshall

Improving sustainability and using digital technologies to boost productivity are among the focus areas of a new five-year research program launched by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and aerospace company Boeing.

Published in Strategy

In an event featuring Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Google Australia has launched its "Digital Future Initiative," a AUD $1 billion investment in Australian infrastructure, research and partnerships that aims to "strengthen local capabilities, support jobs and help build Australia’s digital economy for the future."

Published in Business IT

Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO and the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have launched a joint public-private sector initiative to investigate potential impacts of climate change to the finance sector.

Published in Climate
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 12:15

Landmark trial eliminates pest mosquito

An international collaboration between Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, University of Queensland (UQ), Verily Life Sciences, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and James Cook University (JCU) has shown a bacteria can successfully sterilise and eradicate the invasive, disease carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito which is responsible for spreading dengue, yellow fever and Zika. 

Published in Health

Australia is to develop a nationally consistent bushfire modelling and prediction capability under a new agreement between the CSIRO’s data and digital specialist arm Data61 and the National Council for Fire and Emergency Services (AFAC).

Published in Climate

The CSIRO's Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder, a radio telescope that has few equals in the world, has been used to conduct a survey of the entire southern sky in record speed and detail, creating a new atlas of the universe.

Published in Space

Wanting to work together on national research projects that combines the expertise and resources of both organisations, NBN Co and CISRO will strengthen research and planning for Australia's needs in the post-COVID digital age.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has launched the country's first face-mask testing facility.

Published in Health

Researchers from Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, and the University of Queensland have sighted genetic fragments of the COVID-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2, after testing aircraft and cruise ship wastewater once these means of transport reached their destinations.

Published in Health

Australia's national science agency CSIRO has set up a satellite herd-tracking program, it claims is the world's biggest, to track more than 1000 feral buffalo and unmanned cattle present in Northern Australia.

Published in Biology

The CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory, the only high biocontainment facility in the southern hemisphere, has been renamed the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness and given a funding boost even as its researchers start the first stage of testing potential vaccines for COVID-19.

Published in Health

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, says it has begun the first stage of testing potential vaccines for COVID-19, with the testing process expected to take three months.

Published in Health

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has joined the effort to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus that is threatening to spread around the globe.

Published in Health

Microsoft is partnering with Kakadu National Park rangers and Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, in a pioneering program mixing “responsible” artificial intelligence and modern science with traditional knowledge to solve complex environmental management problems, and care for animal species and habitats.

Published in Strategy

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has agreed to a partnership with mining giant Fortescue Metals on hydrogen exploration which it claims will support the development of new industries, create jobs and open the way for low emissions export opportunities.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

World-renowned physicist Dr Cathy Foley has been appointed as the chief scientist of the CSIRO.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 11:33

CSIRO successfully refuels hydrogen vehicles

The CSIRO has successfully refuelled two fuel cell vehicles that use ultra-high purity hydrogen which was produced in Queensland using the organisation's membrane technology.

Published in Automotive
Thursday, 09 November 2017 06:03

CSIRO, Deakin develop first home-grown carbon fibre

Scientists at the CSIRO have developed Australia's first home-grown carbon fibre, a material that is used in things as varied as bicycles, tennis rackets, satellites and fighter planes.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

The CSIRO has released a science masterplan aimed at improving Australia’s record in innovation and which it says will help the country respond to global changes and digital disruption. The plan has been advanced by the CSIRO against the background of Australia’s lowly ranking of 81st in the world ‘innovation efficiency’ stakes.

Published in Strategy




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