Insider view helps improve feedwell design
Verifying the performance of thickener feedwells is no easy matter, so when thickener manufacturer Outotec wanted an independent, credible analysis of their patented new feedwell design they approached a team of modelling experts – CSIRO researchers working through the Parker Centre for Integrated Hydrometallurgy Solutions.
Fellowship boosts marine ecosystem research
Australian research into how marine ecosystems are affected by a combination of environmental change, human activity and management decisions, received a boost recently with the award of a CSIRO CEO’s Science Leader Fellowship to marine scientist, Dr Beth Fulton.
Canadian expert joins Australian e-Health Centre
One of the major contributors to the development and implementation of Canada’s electronic health records system, Richard C Alvarez, has been appointed an Honorary Fellow of the Australian e-Health Research Centre in Brisbane.
Qld farmers invited to help protect biodiversity
CSIRO researchers and Terrain Natural Resource management invite landholders to a workshop in Mission Beach in north Queensland on Saturday, 19 April, to participate in a research study looking at the use of financial incentives for incorporating revegetation and habitat protection into property management plans.
ICT plugs into healthcare delivery
Advances in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) for personal health care are playing a critical role in improving people's health and wellbeing.
Collision avoidance technology for mine haul trucks
Today’s mine haul tracks are massive vehicles in which drivers have limited vision and cannot see anything within around 30 metres. If a smaller vehicle on the mine site gets in the way of one of these monsters, the consequences can be dire.
‘World’s fastest wireless’ team wins top CSIRO award
The team of scientists who developed the world’s fastest, most spectrally-efficient wireless communications link has been awarded the highest accolade CSIRO can bestow on its scientists – the 2007 CSIRO Chairman’s Medal.
Decline in uptake of carbon emissions confirmed
A decline in the proportion of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions absorbed by land and oceans is speeding up the growth of atmospheric CO2, according to a paper published today in the US Journal: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Animated beer smooth to pour
Researchers from CSIRO and Korea’s ETRI will pour a virtual glass of beer in San Diego next week at SIGGRAPH 07, the world’s largest computer graphics conference, to showcase their innovative fluid special effects software.
BLUElink: A triumph of scientific collaboration
Users of the vast ocean areas around Australia will be able to obtain broad-scale information on ocean currents, temperature and salinity for the first time following today’s launch of BLUElink – a new ocean forecast system.
CSIRO begins climate project with China
CSIRO and the Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO) have signed a two-year funding agreement for collaboration between CSIRO statisticians and the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Chinese Academy of Science.
Stats outsmarting brain tumours
CSIRO and the Kolling Institute of Medical Research at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital have discovered two new biological markers that can identify different types of aggressive brain tumours.