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  • Astronomy and space

    We manage Australia's leading facilities for radio astronomy and spacecraft tracking, we're internationally renowned for our radio astronomy research and engineering expertise, and we're helping to shape the Square Kilometre Array.

  • Animals and plants

    From our broad range of collections down to specific case studies on animals, plants and ecosystems, we're studying a range of Australian animals and plants to better understand, protect and strengthen our rich biodiversity.

  • Environment

    From our oceans and coasts, landscapes and inland waters, to our atmosphere and climate, CSIRO research is helping to maintain the integrity of our environments and ensure our natural resources are used sustainably.

  • Farming and food production

    Our diverse food and farming research ranges from studying the make-up of our crops and animals to the methods and food processing technologies we develop to produce healthier, safer and more sustainable food.

  • Health

    We're working to prevent illnesses, develop a better understanding of diseases, and improve treatment and recovery in a range of medical conditions to help people live healthier lives.

  • Information technology

    From smartphone apps and robotics, to wearable technology and next gen wireless, we're providing innovative information technology solutions that are helping to secure Australia's digital future.

  • Mining and manufacturing

    Mining and manufacturing that is innovative, productive, competitive and sustainable is vital to Australia’s current and future prosperity. This section highlights some of our key advances in the mining and manufacturing sectors.

  • Renewables and energy

    Australia’s growth and way of life is underpinned by access to affordable and sustainable energy sources. Find out more about our diverse portfolio of research.

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