Monthly Archives: November 2022

Our member and coordinator of the recently created SRAP Delegation of the South Pacific Islands, Ricardo Domínguez Llosa (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), participated in the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Solutions Forum held in Apia, Samoa, on November 28th, 29th, and 30th. Ricardo participated coordinating various sessions, […]

Ricardo Domínguez Llosa participates in the SIDS Solutions Forum in ...

Dr Joaquín Valderrama has been decorated by the Spanish Ambassador in Australia, HE Ms Alicia Moral Revilla, with the Knight’s Cross of the Royal Order of Isabella the Catholic for his merits in presiding over the association Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP) from 2019 to 2021 and for sustaining a productive international research […]

Joaquin Valderrama receives the Knight’s Cross of the Royal Order ...

The president of SRAP, Dr. Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Macquarie University) has been invited to participate in the “IV Jornadas de Promoción Internacional del Sistema Universitario Español” organized by CRUE (Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities) on November 24th and 25th at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Aranjuez Campus). It is a […]

SRAP participates in Conference promoting the internalisation of Spanish universities

The 8th Australia-Spain Research Forum entitled “A Digital World“ was hosted at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University (Sydney, NSW) on Friday 25th of November 2022. The full recording of the event is available in our YouTube channel:     OPENING The 2022 SRAP Research Forum commenced at 10:00am with registration […]

Summary of the 8th SRAP Research Forum

Our member Dr Sara Marrero Hernández has been awarded the 1st SRAP-frA Early-Career Researcher Award. The SRAP Forum also hosted the first edition of the SRAP-frA Early-Career Researcher Award 2022. This award was organised by SRAP and was sponsored by the Ramón Areces Foundation (frA). The Award aimed to boost […]

Dr Sara Marrero Hernández: Winner of the 1st SRAP-frA Early-Career ...

An international team of astronomers led by SRAP member Dr Cristina Martínez-Lombilla  (School of Physics at UNSW Science) has used a new technique to study the faint light between galaxies, known as “intra-group light,” shedding light on the stars within it. The researchers successfully detected and characterized the intra-group light, […]

Dr Cristina Martínez-Lombilla contributes to unveil the diffuse light between ...

The 5th Malaspina Award Ceremony took place at the Shine Dome of the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra on Friday 18 November 2022 at 5:30pm. The event counted with the participation of: Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla, University of Canberra and SRAP Honorary President (Master of Ceremony) Ms Anna-Maria Arabia, Chief Executive of the Australian […]

5th Malaspina Award Ceremony

On 17 November 2022 we launched ‘The Longest Voyage’, an exhibit to commemorate the five hundredth anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the world completed by Juan Sebastian Elcano and his crew aboard the Victoria in 1522. This exhibition has been organised by the Spanish Embassy in Australia, the Australian National […]

SRAP participates in ‘The Longest Voyage’ exhibition

Our president, Dr Ángel López-Sánchez (Macquarie University), was invited to participate representing SRAP in the European Research Days 2022 – Australia & New Zealand organised by EURAXESS Australia and New Zealand on the week of 7 – 11 November 2022. The European Research Days 2022 – Australia & New Zealand is […]

SRAP participates in EURAXESS’ European Research Days 2022

Renowned scientist and SRAP member, environmentalist, and academic from the University of Sydney, Prof Ana Vila-Concejo, has been interviewed today in SBS radio in Spanish (link and interview in Spanish) to comment about the United Nations Climate Summit held in Egypt, known as COP 27. Prof Ana Vila-Concejo emphasizes the urgent need for […]

Ana Vila-Concejo emphasizes the urgency of global actions at COP ...

(Post and interview only available in Spanish) En la edición de hoy, 8 de noviembre de 2022, del program radiofónico Punto de Enlace (RNE), ha participado nuestro socio Ricardo Domínguez, donde ha expuesto su trabajo de desarrollo sostenible y cambio climático en Vanuatu. Este programa es una colaboración de RNE […]

Ricardo Domínguez interviewed in RNE Punto de Enlace

(Post and talk only available in Spanish) Hoy, lunes 7 de noviembre de 2022, nuestro socio y presidente honorario, Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla (Universidad de Canberra), ha impartido una charla virtual para las familias de ALCE (Aula de Lengua y Cultura Española) en Australia sobre lo que es la salud mental y cómo […]

Talk on mental health for families of ALCE Australia

(Post sólo disponible en inglés) The Malaspina Award is an honour bestowed by the Spanish Embassy in Canberra and the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP). It is awarded to individuals or organisations who have made a significant contribution to the scientific and/or cultural relationships between Spain and Australia. […]

Announcement of the winner of the 5th Malaspina Award: RMIT-Europe

Today on SBS Spanish radio, we had the opportunity to listen (interview and link in Spanish) to our colleague Marián Vidal-Fernández, who is a Professor of Education Economics at the University of Sydney. The title of the interview was “It’s a consumer product”: Australian education still marked by social and gender […]

Interview to Marián Vidal-Fernández in SBS radio in Spanish