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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Building Research [I] (1950 - 1971)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1 July 1950
Highett, Victoria, Australia
To
24 May 1971
Functions
Building or Construction Industries and Industrial or Scientific Research
Reference No
CA 4534
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Highett, Victoria

Summary

The Division of Building Research began as the Building Material Research Sector. In 1950 it became a CSIRO Division. The purpose of this Division was to conduct research and development in many aspects of the building industry in order to increase efficiency and effectiveness. In 1988 another change took place, the Division of Building Research changing its name to the Division of Construction and Engineering.

Timeline

 1945 - 1950 CSIRO Building Material Research Section
       1950 - 1971 CSIRO Division of Building Research [I]
             1971 - 1987 CSIRO Division of Building Research [II]
                   1988 CSIRO Division of Construction and Engineering
                         1988 - 2002 CSIRO Division of Building, Construction and Engineering

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Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details
  • Bock, Geoff, The End was to Build Well: a Half-century of Australian Government Building Research, CSIRO, Division of Building, Construction and Engineering, North Ryde, New South Wales, 1995. Details

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See also

Ailie Smith