As a leader in digital and data innovation, the very best of research and science unpins our work. It should, given that ‘research excellence at scale’ is one of the strategic pillars we live by.

By joining our network you can be part of Australia’s leading digital research team of more than 1100 staff, including 415+ resident PhD students, as well as summer scholars, visiting researchers and interns. 

We are a business unit within CSIRO, Australia’s innovation catalyst, which ranks in the top one per cent of scientific institutions in the world across many fields of endeavour (Why Australia – Benchmark Report 2016, Austrade) making it easy for us to access CSIRO’s deep domain expertise.

The Data61 talent pool

Our in-house expertise spans across data analytics, software and computational science, cyber-physical systems, using data for strategic decision-making, engineering and user experience design, and strategic insight. The Data61 talent pool also includes Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, and the Australian Mathematical Society.

The strength of our network adds firepower to what we do. We partner with 29 universities, and more than 90 corporate and 30 government partners, sharing insights and learnings. We’re working on more than 190 data-driven projects and own 170+ patents, all testament to our ability to leverage science and research to deliver innovative outcomes.

Let’s work together to create our data-driven future.

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