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Australian National Algae Culture Collection

This unique bank of Australian biodiversity contains marine and freshwater microalgal classes sourced from tropical Australia to Antarctica.

Hobart, Tas (Hobart laboratories)

CSIRO's Hobart laboratories provide research into sustainable marine resources and industries, climate, weather and ocean prediction, integrated coastal and oceans management as well as health and sustainable energy use.

Flagship research projects

Flagship Collaboration Fund projects provide a means to engage outside expertise to help achieve a particular flagship objective and to enhance collaboration with the university sector.

Flagship clusters

The National Research Flagships Program is one of the largest scientific initiatives ever mounted in Australia. Clusters, which are the main element of the Flagship Collaboration Fund offer opportunities for collaborations in areas of national importance.

BARLEYmax grain FAQs

BARLEYmax™ grain is a natural wholegrain with enhanced nutritional benefits. This 'supergrain' is now available to consumers in a range of products. Find out how and where to buy these products.

Flagship postgraduate scholarships

National Research Flagships offer full and top-up Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships to high quality students who wish to work on a Flagship research project.

Dr Pushkar Shrestha: making oil seed crops healthier

Dr Pushkar Shrestha is developing long-chain omega-3 oil in seed crops.

Dr Jean-Philippe Ral: improving starch quality in cereals

Dr Jean-Philippe Ral leads the Cereal Quality Group, exploring the genetic basis of starch metabolism.

Cereal carbohydrates and nutrition

Food Futures Flagship research in cereal carbohydrates and nutrition aims to deliver human health benefits through grains and grain-based foods.

New BARLEYmax™: high fibre wholegrain with resistant starch

BARLEYmax™ is a natural wholegrain with enhanced nutritional benefits.

Australian scientific collaboration set to break world’s reliance on fish for long chain omega-3

A pioneering research alliance is on the way to breaking the world's reliance on fish stocks for supply of long chain omega-3.

A MAGIC approach to improved wheat quality

CSIRO Food Futures Flagship scientists are using MAGIC, an innovative technique to increase the speed and efficiency of wheat breeding.

Adelaide: SAHMRI (SA)

CSIRO research at the SAHMRI facility encompasses food and nutritional sciences and clinical and community studies, which include trials conducted at the nutrition and health research clinic.

Insect's mating secrets key to protecting Aussie farms

CSIRO scientists are combining micro sensing, sterile insect technology and new insect trapping systems to protect our farms from one of Australia’s most economically damaging pest - the Queensland fruit fly.

Dr Rob Bramley: understanding variability in agricultural production

Dr Rob Bramley is a Principal Research Scientist and is the CSIRO Site Leader at Waite Campus (Adelaide). He currently leads a significant multi-agency PA project in the Australian sugar industry and has been a pioneer in the development of Precision Viticulture for winegrape production systems.

Future wheat and barley

Food Futures Flagship research in future wheat and barley aims to increase the value of the Australian wheat and barley industry through enhancing product quality, providing new market opportunities and improving productivity.

Low gluten foods

This two-page information sheet is about CSIRO research into developing low gluten barley. This is the first step towards providing the Australian public with a range of low gluten products.

Food Futures Brochure

CSIRO's Food Futures Flagship is developing high-value, differentiated products to deliver higher quality, healthier and safer foods and feeds. We work across the food supply chain linking our science with farmers, governments, the food industry and consumers. Our research improves food security and sustainability for farmers, manufacturers and consumers, in Australia and around the world. (4 pages)

Dr Nigel Preston: advancing beef and aquaculture production

Dr Nigel Preston is Acting Director of the Food Futures Flagship and leader of the Breed Engineering theme.

Farming Ahead: CSIRO and related articles from 2010

Farming Ahead magazine regularly features CSIRO's research for the agricultural sector. This is a list of CSIRO articles published in the magazine throughout 2010.

Gene technology

Learn more about gene technology, how it impacts our lives and the research CSIRO is undertaking in this field.

The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet

Our bestselling book, The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet is a nutritionally balanced, scientifically proven eating plan that can help you feel less hungry and lose weight.

Food Futures Flagship UPDATE

The programs of Food Futures Flagship will transform the agrifood sector of the nation through new technologies and collaborations. News from this initiative can be found in the Food Futures UPDATE e-newsletter.

Food Futures Flagship UPDATE: back issues

The UPDATE e-newsletter provides news from the Food Futures Flagship.

Farming Ahead: CSIRO and related articles from 2009

Farming Ahead magazine regularly features CSIRO's research for the agricultural sector. This is a list of CSIRO articles published in the magazine throughout 2009.

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