Sydney



It is not just about science in SRAP-IEAP! There is also room to share culture and the abilities of our members. This time, Joaquin Valderrama did a close-up magic session [not just for children], in which everyone got very excited with the amazing and unexpected effects. The event was on Saturday, […]

Close-up magic show in the Cervantes Institute


During 2019 five members of SRAP agreed to take part of some of ALCE’s (Agrupacion de Lengua y Cultura Española) classes in order to disseminate science while playing. This has been a successful partnership – we are looking forward to finding more SRAP members to take part of these activities […]

Partnership between ALCE and SRAP in 2019: sharing science and ...



Our member Dr Ana Vila (oceanographer from the University of Sydney) has been recently interviewed to talk about the Great Barrier Reef and climate change. You can find the interview in Spanish here: https://www.sbs.com.au/language/spanish/audio/cambio-climatico-es-la-peor-amenaza-para-la-gran-barrera Ana believes that “if we don’t start taking additional measures at a local, national and worldwide […]

Interview to Ana Vila-Concejo in radio SBS


(Post only available in Spanish) Durante el último año se ha incrementado la colaboración entre SRAP y las Aulas de Lengua y Cultura Españolas (ALCE). Siempre con temas de interés para los alumnos. Desde ALCE nos han transmitido que están muy contentos con las charlas y talleres que se están […]

SRAP continues collaborating with ALCE


Some days ago we hosted the event PINTXOS OF SCIENCE at the Basque Club ‘Gure Txoko’ in Darlinghurst. Professor Massimo Piccardi (Professor of Machine Learning, Computer vision and natural language processing at UTS) & Professor Blanca Gallego (Center for Big Data Research IN Health at UNSW and SRAP member) expounded […]

Successful “Pintxos of Science”



Celebrating Australia’s National Science Week 2019, SRAP invites members to join us in an event with Pintxos and discussion about Artificial Intelligence – ethical considerations  ~ Event in English ~ Pintxos included in the price. Drinks not included but available for purchase at reasonable prices! Booking essential via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/pintxo-of-science-ai-ethical-implications-tickets-66147518007 Limited […]

Introducing “Pintxo of Science”


(Post sólo disponible en inglés) SRAP partnered again with Instituto Cervantes in Sydney and 5 Australian-based researchers through a Research Bites. Research Bites are periodical meetings aiming to facilitate science, transfer knowledge and exchange local experiences being researchers in Australia. The event brought together researchers originally from Portugal, Colombia, Italy, […]

Research Bites 2019


A few days ago, our member Ana Monserrat Martínez (PhD student at UNSW) was interviewed by SBS radio en Español to talk about the Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG) report that has been sent to the UN General Secretary. In this report, it is highlighted how critical the […]

Interview to Ana Monserrat Martínez



Research Bites are periodical meetings organised by the Spanish Researchers Asia-Pacific Association (SRAP-IEAP). Aiming to facilitate the exchange of local experiences and to transfer knowledge among other researchers based in Australia. These informal gatherings have been previously organised in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Hobart to promote networking in the Spanish […]

Announcing “Research Bites 2019”



Last year I presented a small talk at the Pint of Science that SRAP used to sponsor and which our member Angel López Sánchez organised. I chose the topic “Worldwide declines of the 4Bs and their causes”, as I have been following – and witnessing through my work – the […]

From a talk in a pub to the world stage