Monthly Archives: September 2022


(Post only available in Spanish) Desde la red de asociaciones de científicos españoles RAICEX hemos preparado una serie de enmiendas al Anteproyecto de Ley Orgánica del Sistema Universitario que se está tramitando en el Congreso. La consulta pública terminará el próximo 24 de septiembre y nuestras propuestas pretenden fomentar la […]

RAICEX suggestions to the Spanish “Anteproyecto de Ley Orgánica del ...


The Spanish Embassy in Canberra in collaboration with the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP) are pleased to announce that the nominations for the 5th Malaspina Award are now open. The Malaspina Award is an honour bestowed by the Spanish Embassy in Canberra and the Association of Spanish Researchers […]

Nominations open for the 5th Malaspina Award


On September 9th took place the third encounter between SRAP researchers and advanced students from ALCE Australia. This online format, entitled “Vocational Workshop“, allows students and their parents to learn first-hand what the day-to-day life of a scientist is like, their difficulties and their best moments, their training, and their […]

Vocational Workshop between ALCE students and SRAP members



One of my favourites stories in my blog is “Seasons: Astronomy vs. Australia” that I published exactly 8 years ago, on the 1st September 2014. In this post I described how seasons are defined using Astronomy using equinoxes and solstices. And that I was very surprised to see that in […]

Seasons in Australia, why don’t they follow the astronomical definition?