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Antarctic Dictionary   The Antarctic Dictionary
Bernadette Hince
A complete guide to the origin and definitions of Antarctic words.

Hardback - ISBN:9780957747111 - AU $ 34.95    
Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize   The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize
Peter Doherty
Nobel Prize winner Professor Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into just what scientists do all day.

Paperback - ISBN:9780522866667 - AU $ 22.99    
Challenge to Change   The Challenge to Change
Richard Eckersley, Kevin Jeans
What is Australia's future? What role will science and technology play in shaping it? CSIRO's leading scientists give their ideas of what the future holds.

Chasing the Red Queen   Chasing the Red Queen
Andy Dyer
Natural system solutions for the greatest challenge of the twenty-first century: feeding nine billion people.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915199 - AU $ 39.99    
Climate Change   Climate Change
Helen Cleugh, Mark Stafford Smith, Michael Battaglia, Paul Graham
The latest scientific knowledge brought together by CSIRO on a series of climate change topics.

Cochlear Story   The Cochlear Story
Veronica Bondarew, Peter Seligman
Documents the human story behind the development and success of the cochlear implant.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097513 - AU $ 49.95    
Coming Famine   The Coming Famine
Julian Cribb
A strong and positive call to action to address an impending planetary food crisis.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100404 - AU $ 17.95    
Community Development through Tourism   Community Development through Tourism
Sue Beeton
Integrates community, business and tourism planning, from a global and Australian perspective.

CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook   The CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook
Dr John Wright, Dr Peter Osman, Peta Ashworth
Shows us exactly what we can all do as individuals to cut our energy use without cutting back on our lifestyles.

Paperback - ISBN:9781405039611 - AU $ 30.00    
Defending the Social Licence of Farming   Defending the Social Licence of Farming
Jacqueline Williams, Paul Martin
The authors document the definition of and issues associated with the 'social licence to farm'.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101593 - AU $ 49.95    
Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes   Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes
Gary W Luck, Digby Race, Rosemary Black
Examines broad and local-scale patterns of demographic change in rural landscapes.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096912 - AU $ 89.95    
Demystifying Sustainability   Demystifying Sustainability
Haydn Washington
This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key issues, questions and values involved.

Paperback - ISBN:9781138812697 - AU $ 75.99    
Desert Channels   Desert Channels
Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, Mandy Martin
Combines art, science and history to explore the distinctive Desert Channels country of south-western Queensland.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643103535 - AU $ 49.95    
Desert Lake   Desert Lake
Mandy Martin, John Carty, Kim Mahood, Steve Morton
A visual and descriptive portrait of Paruku (Lake Gregory), enriched by Indigenous knowledge and the connecting medium of art.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643106284 - AU $ 59.95    
Don't Be Such a Scientist   Don't Be Such a Scientist
Randy Olson
How to relate scientific information in a way that entertains and enlightens.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597265638 - AU $ 31.95    
Double Helix Issue 01   Double Helix Issue 01

In our first issue of Double Helix we will be jetting off into space! Find out if people could live on Mars and investigate how robots are exploring the edges of the solar system.

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/01 - AU $ 8.00    
Double Helix Issue 03   Double Helix Issue 03

See a solar plane flying round the world and solar cars racing across Australia, step into a chamber that soaks sound away, and try your hand at making cheese.

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/03 - AU $ 8.00    
Double Helix Issue 04   Double Helix Issue 04

In issue four of Double Helix get the latest scoop on robots, including the new cute rolling robot from Star Wars!

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/04 - AU $ 8.00    
Double Helix Issue 05   Double Helix Issue 05

In issue five of Double Helix we explore crystals and minerals, look at native pets and head to the beach for summer.

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/05 - AU $ 8.00    
Double Helix Issue 06   Double Helix Issue 06

Issue six of Double Helix will get you thinking … about your brain! We have a range of mind-blowing illusions, including a recipe to trick your tastebuds.

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/06 - AU $ 8.00    
Double Helix Issue 07   Double Helix Issue 07

Issue seven of Double Helix is exploding with stories: find out about explosions that power our lives, including the past and future of nuclear power.

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/07 - AU $ 8.00    
Double Helix Issue 08   Double Helix Issue 08

Issue eight of Double Helix is diving deep under the sea: get to know our fishy friends, build sandcastles, and uncover the origins of the Moon.

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/08 - AU $ 8.00    
Ethics and Health Promotion   Ethics and Health Promotion
Stacy Carter, Annette Braunack-Mayer
This special issue of the Health Promotion Journal of Australia considers the ethical dimensions of health promotion practice and research.

Paperback - ISBN:HE26/03 - AU $ 75.00    
Explainer   The Explainer
CSIRO Publishing
A collection of The Conversation's 'Monday's Medical Myths' and 'The Explainer' articles, answering the questions on everyone’s mind.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300501 - AU $ 19.95    
Food Systems Failure   Food Systems Failure
Christopher Rosin, Paul Stock, Hugh Campbell
A critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849712293 - AU $135.00    
Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats   Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats
Stephen Luntz
A fascinating collection of more than 70 profiles of Australian scientists from 15 fields of science.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097452 - AU $ 39.95    
Gift Vouchers   Gift Vouchers

Are you looking for a book to give as a present, but aren’t sure what to choose?

Voucher - ISBN:BVoucher25 - AU $ 25.00    
Global Megatrends   Global Megatrends
Stefan Hajkowicz
A creative, entertaining and interesting treatise on the future of the world.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301409 - AU $ 35.00    
How Life Works   How Life Works
Daphne Elliott, William Elliott
Explains the fundamentals of how life works in a captivating and accessible manner.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300471 - AU $ 29.95    
Icon in Crisis   Icon in Crisis
Ron Sandland, Graham Thompson
Charts in detail CSIRO's dramatic and successful transformation in a changing political and financial environment.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742233390 - AU $ 49.99    
Innovation in Industrial Research   Innovation in Industrial Research
Paulo de Souza
Shows how researchers can innovate across interdisciplinary areas of industrial research.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096431 - AU $ 49.95    
Integrated Mission-directed Research   Integrated Mission-directed Research
Wendy Proctor
Provides methods, case studies and lessons on the integration of different fields of scientific research.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096943 - AU $ 99.95    
Inventing Millions   Inventing Millions
Simon Torok, Paul Holper
Great things can be achieved by each of us if we think, persevere and follow our dreams.

Paperback - ISBN:9780733317149 - AU $ 24.95    
Living in a Warmer World   Living in a Warmer World
Jim Salinger
Readable, relevant and fascinating, this book examines how our changing climate will affect our everyday lives through access to food, water and even land, and how this will also impact on our health.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300280 - AU $ 35.00    
Motivating Change   Motivating Change
Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann
Focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415829786 - AU $ 92.00    
New Blueprint for a Green Economy   A New Blueprint for a Green Economy
Edward B Barbier, Anil Markandya
The book highlights the new policies and approaches needed for economic management of today's environmental concerns.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713535 - AU $ 46.00    
Open Science   Open Science
Julian Cribb, Tjempaka Sari
Practical advice on how to communicate science effectively with different audiences.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097636 - AU $ 44.95    
Out of the Scientist's Garden   Out of the Scientist's Garden
Richard Stirzaker
The garden is the lens through which we can explore how the world can manage water and feed itself.

Outside the Magic Square   Outside the Magic Square
Lolo Houbein
Considers issues of food security and offers solutions at the street, neighbourhood and global levels.

Paperback - ISBN:9781743050118 - AU $ 45.00    
Pictures of Time Beneath   Pictures of Time Beneath
Kirsty Douglas
An original perspective on our understanding of place, time, nation and science.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097049 - AU $ 89.95    
Pinpoint   Pinpoint
Greg Milner
A big-think book which tells the riveting story of GPS (Global Positioning System) and how it is affecting our brains, our technology, and our culture, in the tradition of James Gleick and Nicholas Carr.

Paperback - ISBN:9781847087089 - AU $ 32.99    
Plastic Banknote   The Plastic Banknote
David Solomon, Tom Spurling
Describes the story of the world's first plastic banknote which we all use and take for granted.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643094277 - AU $ 39.95    
Poisoned Planet   Poisoned Planet
Julian Cribb
A poisoned planet is the price we pay for our lifestyle, but Julian Cribb shows we have the tools to clean it up and create a healthier, safer future for us all.

Paperback - ISBN:9781760110468 - AU $ 29.99    
Public Health Practice in Australia   Public Health Practice in Australia
Vivian Lin, James Smith, Sally Fawkes
Offers a thorough introduction to what public health practitioners do, and the 'effort' involved in improving the health of the public.

Paperback - ISBN:9781743314319 - AU $ 89.99    
Running Out?   Running Out?
Ruth Morgan
An engrossing environmental history that offers a new understanding of the past, this book questions our way of life as we approach an uncertain future in a drying climate.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742586236 - AU $ 34.99    
Science and Certainty   Science and Certainty
John TO Kirk
Looks at what science asks us to believe about aspects of reality, and considers the implications of accepting the scientific world view.

Science and the City   Science and the City
Laurie Winkless
Delves into the the science of the city, now and in the future.

Paperback - ISBN:9781472915382 - AU $ 27.99    
Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words   Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words
David Lindsay
Encourages scientists to write confidently and explains the principles that make communicating research easier.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100466 - AU $ 29.95    
Seabirds of the World   Seabirds of the World
David Tipling
A visual celebration of seabirds from the tropics to the polar regions.

Hardback - ISBN:9781921517679 - AU $ 39.99    
Southern Surveyor   Southern Surveyor
Michael Veitch
True stories of adventure and discovery onboard the Marine National Facility's research vessel Southern Surveyor.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486302642 - AU $ 35.00    
Sprinter and Sprummer   Sprinter and Sprummer
Timothy Entwisle
Challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486302031 - AU $ 29.95    
Tactical Urbanism   Tactical Urbanism
Mike Lydon, Anthony Garcia
Will inspire and empower a new generation of engaged citizens, urban designers, land use planners, architects, and policymakers to become key actors in the transformation of their communities

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915267 - AU $ 34.99    
The Quantum Age   The Quantum Age
Brian Clegg
Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life.

Paperback - ISBN:9781848318465 - AU $ 21.99    
Unnatural Selection   Unnatural Selection
Emily Monosson
Explains how humans are driving rapid contemporary evolution through the use of toxic chemicals and what we can do about it.

Hardback - ISBN:9781610914987 - AU $ 39.99    
Upside Down World   Upside Down World
Penny Olsen AM
Documents how our scientific knowledge evolved, using collectors' and naturalists' journals to enhance these stories.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277060 - AU $ 39.95    
Water   Water
Ian Prosser
The latest information from CSIRO, providing a clear picture of the water challenges and prospects facing Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100527 - AU $ 24.95    

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