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Wireless jobs wasted despite WiFi windfall

Despite reaping almost half a billion dollars in WiFi patent royalties over the past decade – including $220 million earlier this year – CSIRO is planning to cut several key research positions in its wireless laboratories, citing budget pressures. Read more here.  

Is Effort Logging choking innovation? 

Improvements to the Effort Logging process – introduced by management eighteen months ago in response to widespread staff complaints – appeared to have failed, with growing concerns that the controversial system is stifling innovation within CSIRO, writes Staff Association Treasurer Dr Scott Wilkinson here.

Financial pressure - have your say  

In the lead up to December's Consultative Council meeting with management, the Staff Association is seeking the views of CSIRO staff on financial pressure. We want to know if your work has been affected, the source of the budget stress if it exists and how it impacts on you. Confidentiality assured in our short survey.

More chances to win 

We have several copies of two great titles from CSIRO Publishing up for grabs - The Ninth edition of Australian Nature Photography and Mary Horsfall's Gardens for All Seasons. To be in the running, you must be a member of the Staff Association and complete a short survey. To enter, click here

AGM Thursday 6 December 

A final reminder the 2012 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at CSIRO Clayton on Thursday 6 December, commencing at 11am. The AGM will be followed by a free BBQ for members. Our special guest will be CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. More information here

Big push for science integrity

The campaign to win a Science Integrity Charter for the Federal Public Sector continues to gather pace, with nearly 2,000 petition signatures collected so far. Science Integrity events have been held in dozens of workplaces including CSIRO. Want to know more? Click here
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