Activities


On the EuroScience Week, Dr Marina Trigueros, Scientific Illustrator, 3D animator and founder of Cariboo Design was invited to Questacon (Canberra) to showcase her latest educational resource “Diary of a GMO”. This animation follows the journey of a genetically modified organism from its birth in a laboratory until it reaches […]

“Diary of a GMO” featured at Questacon EuroScience Week


5 years Bridging Australia and Spain in Research and Academia Conference of the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific INVITATION We invite you to register to attend the 5th Australia-Spain Research Forum; hosted by the ANU Centre for Mental Health Research (Canberra) on behalf of SRAP – the Association of […]

5th Australia-Spain Research Forum


(Post only 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 impartiendo, […]

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”


Last week, Luis Salvador-Carulla, head of the Centre for Mental Health Research at the Research School of Population Health in the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra and SRAP-IEAP member, was invited to the National Press Club to talk about mental health and suicide as priority issues to be tackled […]

Interview to Luis Salvador-Carulla in the National Press Club


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 […]

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


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”




Post only available in Spanish El pasado 10 de abril de 2019 nuestra socia Ana Vila Concejo (Universidad de Sídney) participó en una entrevista de radio en SBS en Español en la que habló sobre el enorme problema del calentamiento global, reflexionando sobre la insistencia de Australia de usar carbón […]

Ana Vila Concejo: “Australia insisting on using coal is stubborn”


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