The CSIR's 70 year-plus track record is one of many technological innovations and successful interventions. All of these breakthroughs and highlights first started as a project or part of a project in one of our laboratories or research groups. Read more about ongoing or recently completed CSIR projects.
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The CSIR developed a set of guidelines for the South African Air Force (SAAF) that provides pilots with an in-depth understanding of weapon systems supported by a helmet-mounted display on the JAS
The CSIR has developed a notification system that combines near real-time data sets on climate, weather and ocean currents and waves to create detailed nine-hour forecasts.
The CSIR has developed a 10-step process to assess and reduce the risks of wildland fires and map the likelihood of fire.
A CSIR study has found that several fish sold in South Africa’s retail stores contain mercury levels well above World Health Organization guidelines.
The CSIR has developed a tool that identifies and makes use of Television white spaces (TVWS) channels for broadband services without generating interference with adjacent primary licensed services
The CSIR, on behalf of the Department of Environmental Affairs, conducted a health study in the Vaal Triangle Air-shed Priority Area to determine if air pollution levels exceed South African air po
CSIR researchers have worked with the Department of Water and Sanitation to determine how much water is being used by farmers in KwaZulu-Natal and how much is required for irrigation, commercial fo
The CSIR is developing the first African-based earth system model to provide reliable projections of the potential impact of climate change on the African continent.
The project aims to develop and enhance the CSIR’s existing geophysics capabilities to allow for an increased capability and offering in applied mining geophysics and the emerging field of hydrogeo