Selected CSIRO media mentions for the week commencing 14 November 2022. If you encounter a paywall, request a text version by emailing the article title here.
Dr Marshall’s exit, though, offers Labor a rare opportunity to alter CSIRO’s direction… an indication of its intent will come when Husic presents the government’s statement of expectations for CSIRO, most likely in the new year – Guardian Australia, 20 November 2022.
The water was packed with life. CSIRO’s Anusuya Willis said that was normal for healthy seawater. “It’s completely harmless. It’s just dirty water. It might not be dirtier than it [seawater] normally is, so maybe it’s not fair to call it dirty water.” – ABC online, 20 November 2022.
CSIRO made the submission at a public hearing into the adequacy of Australia’s biosecurity measures and response preparedness. The live virus would be used by the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness, a high-security lab in Geelong, to develop an mRNA vaccine – ABC online,16 November 2022.
Today’s Doodle celebrates the 129th birthday of Australian botanist and librarian Mary Ellinor Archer. She was the first female scientist at the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). She also revolutionised library management and made it easier for people to access books on specialised topics such as botany and agriculture – Time Bulletin, 13 November 2022.
The Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO have warned Australia is already experiencing the impact of climate change, bringing increasingly intense heatwaves. Inflows to the nation’s largest river system, the Murray-Darling Basin, have halved over the past 20 years – ABC online, 12 November 2022.