Selected CSIRO media mentions for the week commencing 8 November 2021. If you encounter a paywall, request a text version by emailing the article title here.
However, the commute for many is the only time of the day they are moving… CSIRO study of 4000 respondents from their online community found 66 per cent reported less physical activity during the pandemic – The Fifth Estate, 13 November 2021.
There’s nothing inherently wrong with seeking different sources of advice. It’s a matter of getting the right balance, and of making sure the public service is still an attractive place to work for the best and brightest. If the most important work is going to consultancy firms, is there enough reason to stick around in government departments? The Canberra Times, 12 November 2021.
A new report by CSIRO has uncovered powerful and counter-intuitive insights into the future supply and demand of critical metals used to manufacture EVs, that are needed to support the transition to a low emissions future – Manufacturer’s Monthly, 9 November 2021.
CSIRO has studied suicide notes to learn about the language of despair – and we’re training AI chatbots to do the same – The Conversation, 12 November 2021.
A national effort to save the Murray-Darling by returning 2750 gigalitres of water to the system is under way, but climate change could see roughly the same amount evaporate – The Guardian, 12 November 2021.