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Sustainable consumption in urban developments

CSIRO researchers are modelling the links between human behaviour, urban developments and carbon emissions.

Starbug: CSIRO's award-winning robotic submarine

Starbug is an inexpensive, miniature autonomous underwater vehicle ideal for data collection and ecosystem surveys.

Statistical bioinformatics for agribusiness

Using statistics, mathematics and informatics to help understand biological traits that are important to agribusiness.

Understanding the full impact of social service delivery

CSIRO and the Department of Human Services (DHS) are working together to gain a more complete understanding of the hard-to-measure impacts of human services.

Smart vision system identifies expressions and analyses behaviour

CSIRO is developing self-learning computer vision technology to aid in the diagnosis of medical conditions and to make telecollaboration more natural.

Smart systems for safer vehicle management

CSIRO is developing systems for management of vehicles in industrial situations, which offer improved efficiencies in fleet operation, and safer operating conditions for drivers.

Harvest forecasting solution for Simplot’s pea production

Dr Andrew Higgins, in collaboration with a large food processing factory in Tasmania, Simplot, developed and implemented a database application and model that dramatically improves the factory's ability to plan optimal harvest and transport times.

Dr Simon Dunstall: creating decision-harmony in supply networks

Dr Simon Dunstall has a background in engineering and mathematics. He works on planning and operations management in supply networks.

Services science

Globally, services science is a new and emerging area as the services sector itself grows in importance and size.

Improving quality of service across networks

CSIRO has developed a protocol that guarantees quality of service across computer networks like the Internet while fully utilising network resources.

Locating bushfires as they happen

Sentinel Hotspots provides reliable 'eyes' in the sky for Emergency Services, using satellite images to locate and map bushfires occurring in Australia and providing the information to anyone on the internet.

Sensor Sock: measuring your sole

The Sensor Sock is a continuous monitoring and diagnostic device for measuring plantar (sole of foot) pressure used in the diagnosis and care of peripheral neuropathy.

Self-organising structures that look after themselves

In this video, CSIRO shows that self-repairing spacecraft are not simply the stuff of science fiction. (4:16)

SEE Grid: open standards for earth and environmental data

CSIRO is a founding member of the Solid Earth and Environment Grid (SEE Grid) community which fosters the development and adoption of open standards for web-based informational and computational services in the earth and environmental sciences.  

Second life seminar series

CSIRO is using the virtual world, Second Life, to communicate its scientific work to an international audience.

Customised flyers on demand

CSIRO’s SciFly combines information retrieval software with text-based search technology to produce a personalised flyer on the spot. CSIRO’s SciFly combines information retrieval software and interactive hardware to produced customised flyers on the spot.

Science to move 'in the groove'

CSIRO, with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), is developing wearable body mapping garments for assessing and improving sports performance.

Scheduling boats, crews and missions

CSIRO services scientists have worked with the Royal Australian Navy and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) to solve some important fleet scheduling challenges.

Safe-T-Cam: keeping an eye on the road

CSIRO-developed automated imaging technology is finding many uses, including helping traffic authorities monitor heavy vehicles on the highway.

Automated detection of road cracks

CSIRO’s automated road sensing system, RoadCrack, is able to find cracks in road paving down to a width of one millimetre at high speeds, reducing the cost and increasing the accuracy of road crack detection.  

Dr Ross Darnell: statistical modelling of marine and freshwater ecosystems

Dr Ross Darnell is a senior applied statistician with the CSIRO Computational Informatics, focusing on statistical modelling of aquatic ecosystems.

Mr Ross Ackland: researching Web 2.0

Mr Ross Ackland is leading Integrated Water Information Systems Research.

Rice gene machine information management system

CSIRO has developed software and processes to help biologists, lab managers and technicians manage the mass of data generated by large-scale, high-throughput plant mutagenesis experiments.

Reshaping cities for a more sustainable future

CSIRO research is helping to revitalise Australia’s cities through the generation of new technologies that reduce the ecological footprint of urban environments.  

Rail crew rostering: improved work schedules

CSIRO rostering software has revolutionised work schedules for train crew of the Australian National Rail Corporation.

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