Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia). (1926-1949)

Also known as
Australia. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Australia. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. (1926-1949)
C.S.I.R.
Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia).
Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Australia. (1926-1949)
Commonwealth of Australia. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). (1926-1949)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. (1926-1949)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Australia).
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). (1926-1949)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Commonwealth of Australia. (1926-1949)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Australia. (1926-1949)
CSIR. (1926-1949)
Function
Industrial or Scientific Research
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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. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. 50 Years of Food Research
    Bastian, J. M.; McBean, D. McG.; Smith, M. B.
    Published: CSIRO, Melbourne, 1979
  3. Invisible Workers and Invisible Barriers: Women in the CSIR in the 1930s and the 1940s
    Alvarez, Amaya Jane
    Published: Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, 1993
    Series: On the Edge of Discovery: Australian Women in Science, 77-103
  4. Shaping Science and Industry: a History of Australia's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
    Schedvin, C. C.
    Published: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1987
  5. Australian Physics and the Evolution of CSIR
    Spink, John
    Published: Canberra, 1984
    Series: Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, Congress, 1-27
  6. Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939
    Schedvin, C. B.
    Published: 1984
    Series: Historical Studies, 21, 11-28
  7. Gilruth's Work with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1929-1936
    Turner, A. W.
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 112-115
  8. A History of Meteorological and Climatological Studies in Australia
    Gentilli, J.
    Published: 1967
    Series: University Studies in History, 5, 54-88
  9. Growth of Scientific Research in Australia: the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and the Empire Marketing Board
    Currie, George; Graham, John
    Published: 1968
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 1, 3, 25-35
  10. Writing about Women in the History of Science: a Study of Women at the CSIR 1930-1950
    Alvarez, Amaya
    Published: University of Melbourne, 1993
  11. Primary description of agency CA 486; Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] Head Office. Registration of entity: 17 June 1977
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  12. David Rivett: Fighter for Australian Science
    Rivett, R.
    Published: R. D. Rivett, Camberwell, Victoria, 1972
  13. Aspects of the Pre-War History of CSIR
    Schedvin, C. B. and Trace, K.
    Published: 1976
    Series: Paper for the Australian Association for the History and Philosophy of Science Conference, Melbourne, 1976, 21
  14. The Origins of CSIRO: Science and the Commonwealth Government, 1901-1926
    Currie, George; Graham, John
    Published: CSIRO, Melbourne, 1966
  15. CSIR 1926-1939
    Currie, George and Graham, John
    Published: 1974
    Series: Public Administration, 33, 230-52
  16. CSIR to CSIRO - the events of 1948-1949
    White, Frederick
    Published: 1975
    Series: Public Administration, 34, 4, 281-93
  17. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

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    ... COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH. IX accordance with Section 10 of the Science and ... Scientific and Industrial Research, with remuneration at the rate of £500 per annum, such ap pointment to ... 89 words
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