Selected CSIRO media mentions for the week commencing 14 February 2022. If you encounter a paywall, request a text version by emailing the article title here.
The agency has started advertising for a new round of hiring is seeking to fill seven positions across the CSIRO Applied Physics Group, based at the organisation’s research facility in Lindfield, Sydney – InnovationAus, 16 February 2022.
Catherine had been in London completing post-graduate work on enzymes and their role in human health, when her mother became ill. Newly married, she returned home to Australia to limited employment prospects. She sought work at the CSIRO where a far-sighted boss saw her potential, but the only job going was in the Hides and Leather Division – ABC Landline, 12 February 2022.
CSIRO has uncovered new information about the sources of water at Mataranka Springs, and the potential impacts from unconventional gas development. The Mataranka Springs Complex is a unique water resource, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Northern Territory and holds great cultural significance for Aboriginal communities in the surrounding area – Katherine Times, 15 February 2022.
While relaxing at the coast this summer, you might have noticed a few fellow beach goers failing to socially distance. You might even have had the unpleasant experience of one biting you and drawing blood – Australian Geographic, 14 February 2022.
When a significant mouse plague hit many of Australia’s grain growing regions in 2021, growers were guided and assured by the knowledge and advice of CSIRO researcher and mouse expert Steve Henry. Now, Mr Henry’s research and tireless commitment to helping growers improve their management practices has been formally recognised – Queensland Country Life, 17 February 2022.