Sydney


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 tickets - get yours now!

Pintxo of Science


Research Bites are periodical meetings organised by the Spanish Researchers Asia-Pacific Association (SRAP). 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 and Ibero-American scientific community. In this occassion this session will include short presentations by researchers from Ibero American countries which are doing their researches in Australia. Below you will find the list of presentations, topics and its lecturers: "'Jaws' also have brains: learning and cognition in Port Jackson sharks" presented by Catarina Vila Pouca (Portugal) from Macquarie University. "Impacts of Autonomous and Connected Vehicles on Sydney’s Infrastructure" presented by Kevin Anderson (Panamá) from UniNSW. "Low resource natural language processing" presented by Inigo Jauregi Unanue (Spain) from UTS University. ‘Digging deep into the future: effect of global warming in a fossorial lizard’ presented by Iván Beltrán (Colombia) from Macquarie University. "Is the use of a Pain App reliable to measure symptoms in children and adults; a Spanish and Australian cross-sectional study" presented by Andrea Coda (Italy) from Newcastle University You need to book for this event - it is free! Hope to see you there- we will go for a drink afterwards. Bookings: https://buff.ly/2VVIxPc  

2019 June Research Bites – Cervantes Institute – Sydney


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”



Article by our member Paco Sánchez-Bayo 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 […]

From a talk in a pub to the world stage



(Post only available in Spanish) El programa “Punto de Enlace” de Radio Exterior de Radio Nacional de España se puso en contacto para contar con la colaboración de RAICEX, la Red de Asociaciones de Investigadores y Científicos Españoles en el Exterior para buscar voluntarios para una sección de Ciencia que iba a comenzar. Desde SRAP-IEAP, […]

Interview to Raquel García Pacheco in RNE


What a success! This time, our invited guest Joaquin Valderrama Ramos shared us many interesting mathematical secrets hidden in the walls of the most representative buildings in Sydney. Joaquin is a passionate of math. He was a math teacher in a high school in Granada. He is now retired, and he enjoys his […]

Mathematical promenade in Sydney. A summary





Our member Dr. Miguel A. Hernández-Prieto (University of Sydney) participated in the theater play “The Poet’s Guide to Science” during the Conference of the Australian Science Communicators that was held at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, last 14th November. Miguel used his expertise about genetically modified food to provide a scientific […]

Theater play: Poetry and Science