Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia).

Also known as
Australia. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
C.S.I.R.
Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia).
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Commonwealth of Australia. (1926-1949)
Function
Industrial or Scientific Research
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36523932
NLA Persistent Identifier
http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-629990

Biographies

Established in 1926, the CSIR worked for over twenty years, undertaking scientific research in Australia's primary and secondary industries. In 1949 the Council was renamed the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and continues to operate under this name.

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In 1949 the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research changed its name to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). Works by these bodies are found under Council for Scientific and Industrial Research or CSIRO according to the name used at the time of publication.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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Resources for Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia).

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Growth of Scientific Research in Australia: the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and the Empire Marketing BoardRecords of the Australian Academy of Science 1 3 25-35 : Growth of Scientific Research in Australia: the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and the Empire Marketing Board
    Currie, George; Graham, John
    [1968]
  2. Invisible Workers and Invisible Barriers: Women in the CSIR in the 1930s and the 1940sOn the Edge of Discovery: Australian Women in Science Farley Kelly 77-103 : Invisible Workers and Invisible Barriers: Women in the CSIR in the 1930s and the 1940s
    Alvarez, Amaya Jane
    [1993]
    Published: Text Publishing Company
  3. Shaping Science and Industry: a History of Australia's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Schedvin, C. C.
    [1987]
    Published: Allen & Unwin
  4. Australian Physics and the Evolution of CSIRAustralian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, Congress 1-27 : Australian Physics and the Evolution of CSIR
    Spink, John
    [1984]
  5. Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939Historical Studies 21 11-28 : Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939
    Schedvin, C. B.
    [1984]
  6. Gilruth's Work with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1929-1936Australian Veterinary Journal 13 112-115 : Gilruth's Work with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1929-1936
    Turner, A. W.
    [1937]
  7. Writing about Women in the History of Science: a Study of Women at the CSIR 1930-1950
    Alvarez, Amaya
    [1993]
    Published: University of Melbourne
  8. 50 Years of Food Research
    Bastian, J. M.; McBean, D. McG.; Smith, M. B.
    [1979]
    Published: CSIRO
  9. David Rivett: Fighter for Australian Science
    Rivett, R.
    [1972]
    Published: R. D. Rivett
  10. Aspects of the Pre-War History of CSIRPaper for the Australian Association for the History and Philosophy of Science Conference, Melbourne, 1976 21 : Aspects of the Pre-War History of CSIR
    Schedvin, C. B. and Trace, K.
    [1976]
  11. The Origins of CSIRO: Science and the Commonwealth Government, 1901-1926
    Currie, George; Graham, John
    [1966]
    Published: CSIRO
  12. Primary description of agency CA 486; Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] Head Office. Registration of entity: 17 June 1977RecordSearch : Primary description of agency CA 486; Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] Head Office. Registration of entity: 17 June 1977
    [2000]
    Published: National Archives of Australia
    Series: http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/SearchOld.asp?Number=CA+486
  13. A History of Meteorological and Climatological Studies in AustraliaUniversity Studies in History 5 54-88 : A History of Meteorological and Climatological Studies in Australia
    Gentilli, J.
    [1967]
  14. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    [2012]
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: http://www.eoas.info/basser_browse.html
  15. Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - Records (1916 - 1918)
    Papers relating to preliminary discussions and plans for the formation of a Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR); address by Prime Minister W. M. Hughes relating to discussions about forming a Commonwealth National Laboratory; reports of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Advisory Council of Science and Industry.
    MS 038

Resources by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia). (1,657)

  1. Pamphlet (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia))
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1900-2014 ]
    At 31 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 144.917)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 144.917)

  2. Journal of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1927-1948 ]
    At 37 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 143.307)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 143.307)

  3. Bulletin (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia))
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1900-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 40 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 136.288)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 136.288)

  4. Committees, divisions, publications, etc. / Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1936-1948 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103.792)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103.792)

  5. Report (CSIRO. Division of Building Research)
    CSIRO. Division of Building Research
    [ Periodical : 1900-2014 ]
    At 16 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93.878)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93.878)

  6. Shaping science and industry : a history of Australia's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1926-49 C.B. Schedvin
    Schedvin, C. B. (Carl Boris)
    [ Book, Article : 1987 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 80 libraries
    Shaping science and industry : a history of Australia's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1926-49 C.B. Schedvin
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89.301)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89.301)

  7. Annual report of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research / Commonwealth of Australia
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Article : 1900-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 19 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76.877)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76.877)

  8. Soils and land use series
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1949-2013 ]
    At 37 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63.072)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63.072)

  9. Australian journal of scientific research
    CSIRO
    [ Periodical : 1900-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    View online
    At 41 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55.898)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55.898)

  10. Australian journal of scientific research
    CSIRO
    [ Periodical : 1900-2014 ]
    View online
    At 37 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55.767)

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Resources about Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia). (30)

  1. Journal of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1927-1948 ]
    At 37 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137.674)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137.674)

  2. Committees, divisions, publications, etc. / Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1936-1948 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97.08)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97.08)

  3. Shaping science and industry : a history of Australia's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1926-49 C.B. Schedvin
    Schedvin, C. B. (Carl Boris)
    [ Book, Article : 1987 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 80 libraries
    Shaping science and industry : a history of Australia's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1926-49 C.B. Schedvin
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87.599)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87.599)

  4. Annual report of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research / Commonwealth of Australia
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Article : 1900-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 19 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 74.706)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 74.706)

  5. C.S.I.R. : ten years of progress 1926-1936 / Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Book : 1936 ]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
    View online
    At 24 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52.145)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52.145)

  6. C.S.I.R. - 1945 / by G. Lightfoot for the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Lightfoot, Gerald, b. 1877
    [ Book : 1945 ]
    At 19 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42.942)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42.942)

  7. Catalogue of the periodical and serial publications in the libraries of the Council / Council for Scientific & Industrial Research
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Book : 1944 ]
    At 6 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35.013)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35.013)

  8. Historical directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization : 1926 to 1976
    CSIRO
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    At 19 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29.227)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29.227)

  9. The commercial timbers of Australia : their properties and uses / by I.H.Boas
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
    [ Book : 1947 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.414)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.414)

  10. 75 years of Australian science / CSIRO
    CSIRO
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 16 libraries
    75 years of Australian science / CSIRO
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.48)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.48)

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  1. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. SOIL MAP OF AUSTRALIA.
    The Muswellbrook Chronicle (NSW : 1898 - 1955) Friday 27 October 1944 p 3 Article
    ... Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. SOIL MAP OF AUSTRALIA. A soil map of Australia lias ... just been published by the Council for.Scientific and Industrial Research in its -Bulletin1 177 ... 367 words
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  2. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. BUFFALO FLY IN AUSTRALIA.
    Great Southern Herald (Katanning, WA : 1901 - 1954) Saturday 16 October 1926 p 7 Article
    ... Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. BUFFALO FLY IN AUSTRALIA. The Buffalo fly is one of ... been made by ' the Council for Scientific and Indus- ' trial Research for the InvesUgato- ! (Mr. D ... 406 words
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    ... COUNCIL FORíSaENTIFIC > AND INDUSTRIAL RE. i SEARCH. '? -" GRASSLAND INVESTIGATIONS IN AUSTRALIA ... outline of the pasture research being carried out by the various in-stitutions in Australia is followed by ... 438 words
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  1. Serial. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia). Division of Industrial Chemistry
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia). Division of Industrial Chemistry
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  2. Sighting corrections for a free gun / by G.K. Batchelor
    Batchelor, G. K. (George Keith)
    [ Unpublished : 1941 ]
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  3. [Collection of booklets concerned with scientific information and the Australian National Research Council, dated from 1948-1950]
    Australian National Research Council. National Committee on Scientific Information
    [ Published : 1948-1950 ]
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  1. Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes / National Health and Medical Research Council, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australian Agricultural Council
    National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)
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    At 115 libraries
    Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes / National Health and Medical Research Council, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australian Agricultural Council
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  2. History of the Radio Research Board : 1926-1945 / [by] W.F. Evans
    Evans, W. F
    [ Book : 1973 ]
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  4. Constitution and rules / Association of Officers of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (the C.S.I.R. Officers' Association)
    Association of Officers of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia)
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  3. Seven little Australians / Ethel Turner
    Turner, Ethel, 1870-1958
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