Posts by Alison Donnellan
This new data privacy tool is ensuring anonymous COVID-19 data stays secure and private
All it takes for an individual to be reidentified in an anonymous dataset are three crucial pieces of information – […]
Advancing Supply Chain Integrity in Australian Agriculture workshop
To boost the value of Australia’s exports and build on our brand, we need to validate the quality, safety and […]
Data61’s 2020 Year in Review highlights
As we mark our fifth year, we take a look back at some of this year’s highlights, including our teams’ innovative COVID work, the research we’ve commercialised - such as the NSW Digital Twin and Wildcat robotic mapping technology – our joint report with Austrade on the future of global trade and investment, our numerous award wins and research paper acceptances, and finally, the appointment of Data61’s new Director, Jon Whittle.
Exploring QLD caves autonomously with our robot fleet
While the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Subt-T Challenge might be postponed because of COVID-19, CSIRO’s Data61 Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group undertook a home-grown challenge of their own at the Chillagoe-Mungana Caves in North Queensland recently.
NSW Digital Twin to inform emergency responders this bushfire season
Over 2,400 homes destroyed, roughly $1 billion in infrastructure damage, 5.4 million hectares burned and the loss of 26 lives […]
Advanced data analytics ensuring employees receive the correct pay
Advanced data analytics will now ensure Australian workers are paid correctly after the launch of PaidRight, a spinout of CSIRO’s Data61 and PwC. PaidRight’s platform uses advanced data analytics to enable employers to review the accuracy of their payroll.
How machine learning is detecting seizures in people with traumatic brain injuries
By applying sensors, machine learning and energy harvesting technology, researchers at CSIRO, CSIRO’s Data61 and Australian medical device company Anatomics could prevent the development of seizure disorders in patients that have undergone decompressive surgery (craniectomy) through the creation of a data-driven and highly personalised treatment plan.
Q&A with the team behind the award-winning PaintCloud
The pandemic has reinforced the critical need for businesses to enable their employees to work efficiently outside of the conventional […]
World-first biosensor taking cues from oysters to monitor local environments
To improve oyster farming processes, and get the best oysters to your plate, CSIRO’s Data61 and the University of Tasmania have developed a world-first biosensor capable of detecting responses to environmental changes in sentinel animals in commercial environments.
The five megatrends that could shape Australia’s future
Global Trade and Investment Megatrends is a crucial report for Australia's businesses, sectors and industries, but before you download, we answer the three big questions - what is a megatrend, why global trade and investment will play a key role in our future, and what are the key insights to take away.