CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies on Earth. The organisation works with leading scientific organisations worldwide and is recognised internationally for the quality of its research. It has established 10 National Research Flagships and has 13 research divisions.
CSIRO’s Animal, Food and Health Sciences division applies the latest in animal, life and food sciences to support a sustainable, healthy future for industries and communities. Its Ecosystem Sciences division applies multidisciplinary science to the sustainability of Australia's agriculture and forestry, built environments, biodiversity, communities and industries. CSIRO Energy Technology plays a key role in researching and developing technologies to meet the objective of near-zero emissions from energy use worldwide.
CSIRO Land and Water conducts research that furthers understanding of natural and engineered land and water systems, and better predicts how these respond to change. Its Plant Industry division promotes profitable, sustainable agrifood, fibre and horticultural industries, developing new plant products and improving how plants use natural resources through world-leading research.
The Process Science and Engineering division helps advance Australia’s resource, energy and manufacturing sectors through innovative processing solutions. The Astronomy and Space Science division is CSIRO’s provider of technology and services for radio astronomy, spacecraft tracking and space sciences; its Earth Science and Resource Engineering division provides science and engineering solutions for the continuing growth of Australia's resources industry.
Other divisions handle Computational Informatics; Marine and Atmospheric Research; and Materials Science & Engineering – innovation in new materials at the intersection of biology, chemistry and physics.
For more information, visit www.csiro.au