Yearly Archives: 2017



Dear SRAP Members, Christmas is almost around the corner! Let's have a Christmas party! It will be an excellent opportunity for networking. Hope to see you all.
Sydney:
Cuándo: Viernes 8 de diciembre
Dónde: The Nag's Head Hotel. 162 St Johns Rd, Glebe NSW 2037
Hora: A partir de las 7pm
Melbourne:
Cuándo: Sábado 9 de diciembre
Dónde: Luna Park, en la puerta principal, justo al lado del "boca" de entrada.
The Esplanade. St Kilda.
Hora: 12.30 pm

SRAP Christmas Parties 2017: Sydney (8-Dec) & Melbourne (9-Dec)





Dear SRAP members, Remember that tomorrow, Friday 3-November-2017, SRAP will host the 3rd Australia-Spain Research Forum: Air [https://airforum2017.srap-ieap.org] in Sydney. Sydney: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/air-forum-2017-sydney-tickets-38719265365?aff=es2 If you miss it, no worries. Monday 6-November-2017, the Air Forum continues in Canberra. Canberra: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/air-forum-2017-canberra-tickets-38719325545?aff=es2 Find more details below. Kind regards, Oscar on behalf of the SRAP Board. Dear SRAP members, It is […]

Announcement of the 3rd Australia-Spain Research Forum: Air


Dear Members, We are pleased to invite you to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP) to be held on Friday 3th November 2017 at 17:30 at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University. We will email you our Annual Report very soon. This Annual Report summarises all activities undertaken by the association during this year (including the President’s report for 2017). We will also send a reminder to pay next year’s membership fee ($40/year). Hard copies of these reports will be available at the AGM meeting. The AGM will take place at the end of the 3rd Australia-Spain Research Forum: Air. Please check the program and register to attend the forum https://airforum2017.srap-ieap.org/ This year the forum will take place in two cities: Sydney on the 3rd Nov and Canberra on the 6th Nov. With regard to the AGM and the association in general, we would love to hear from you: any ideas that you have, any activity that you would like the association to get involved or any event that you would like to organise. Feel free to email us your ideas and any items that you want to include in the agenda of the meeting to srap.ieap@gmail.com. In addition, we would love to have you as part of the board. Feel free to nominate yourself to any of the roles of the association or just pop by and say that you want to help.  For example, these are some of the positions of the board: -Secretary -Assistance secretary -Head of communications (website, social media) -Event organiser (research and social activities) I encourage you all to attend both the forum and the AGM meeting in person. If this is not possible, please consider joining us by teleconference via Zoom- here are the details: Topic: 2017 SRAP AGM meeting Time: Nov 3, 2017 5:30 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/326171168 Or iPhone one-tap :     Australia: +61280152088,,326171168# Or Telephone:     Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):         Australia: +61 (0) 2 8015 2088     Meeting ID: 326 171 168     International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=0SeMGfDmxfRGAqCcE5-op976NtUtxewq We look forward to seeing you at the AGM meeting. Regards, Sergio Leon-Saval President of SRAP

Annual General Meeting 2017



The event The Science of Sydney’s Spanish Researchers took place on the 4th of October at 6.00pm at the Instituto Cervantes in Sydney. A group of Spanish researchers presented their research, with plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion. This event was scheduled initially for the 18 August 2017 during National Science Week. […]

Event for National Science Week 2017


Spanish Tapas to celebrate the beginning of SRAP activities calendar in Melbourne.
Dear researchers in Melbourne,
We would like to invite you to an informal gathering in Melbourne.
This will be a networking social event to get in touch with other researchers, where we will discuss the next activities of our association.
RSVP via MeetUp: Españoles investigadores en Melbourne - SRAP (https://www.meetup.com/Espanoles-investigadores-en-Melbourne-SRAP/) Confirmation and commitment of assistance is required as table needs to be booked in advance.
You don't need to be a SRAP member for this particular event.
However, future activities will be free for SRAP members ($40 a year).
Looking forward to meeting you soon!
Alenjandro Caro.
PS: How does MeetUp work?
1. Sign up to meet up (it is 2 seconds)
3. RSVP for the event

Melbourne Gathering: Spanish Tapas


(Post only available in Spanish) Las asociaciones de investigadores españoles en el exterior se identifican como elementos esenciales en diplomacia científica El encuentro ha reunido a 12 asociaciones de científicos e investigadores españoles en el exterior, consejeros culturales y científicos de las embajadas, y la Fundación Española para la Ciencia […]

Comunicado de la red de asociaciones de científicos españoles en ...





Dear SRAP Members, We hosted one of our SRAP debates, 24 August 2017, at the Eveleigh Hotel with a special guest, Professor Hernán Míguez (http://mom.icmse.csic.es/group-members/hernan-miguez/). Professor Hernán Míguez is a Research Professor of the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) and leads the group of Multifunctional Optical Materials (http://mom.icmse.csic.es). The topic was […]

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