Activities


(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?


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP joined forces with Instituto Cervantes Sydney organising 3 free science communication events. The last one of them is an hybrid (in-person +online) event that was held at Instituto Cervantes Sydney at 5:30pm, Thursday 18th Aug, with the title “Connecting Australian and Spanish research” Each panelist […]

Connecting Australian and Spanish Research: hybrid event for Australia’s National ...


Today, Wednesday 17th August 2022, at 5:30pm, we have enjoyed the second of the 3 free science communication events that SRAP and Instituto Cervantes Sydney have organised jointly for Australia’s National Science Week 2022: “Nuclear energy in Europe and in Australia” Speakers: Jaime Redondo Morais (Instructor of Nuclear Operation at Tecnatom, USA, Jóvenes […]

On-line event: Nuclear energy in Europe and Australia



For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP joins forces with Instituto Cervantes Sydney organising 3 free science communication events. The first one of them, “Online stargazing: discovering the Winter Southern Sky“, was held fully virtual on Tuesday 16th August, 6:30pm. We used a couple of telescopes to show live some of the […]

Online stargazing: discovering the Winter Southern Sky


Our member, Dr. Teresa Ubide (Igneous Petrologist and Vulcanologis at the University of Queensland), has been interviewed as STEM Expert by Inspiring Australia Queensland for Australia’s National Science Week. The complete 8-minutes interview can be found in the Youtube channel of Inspiring Australia Queensland

Interview to Dr. Teresa Ubide for National Science Week


(Post only available in Spanish) Nuestra socia, Assoc. Prof. Marian Vidal-Fernández (Universidad de Sídney), ha sido entrevistada hoy en radio SBS en español para dar su opinión sobre la falta de profesores en Australia. Puedes escuchar la entrevista completa en la web de SBS radio en español.    

Interview to SRAP member Marian Vidal-Fernández in radio SBS in ...



Our member, Prof. Javier Álvarez-Mon (Professor in Near Eastern Archaeology and Art, Macquarie University) has recently published an article in the Journal of the Iran National Museum entitled: Between Picasso and Piradi On tour with Saltimbanques and Musicians from ancient Iran (c. 600 Bc). This article offers a new line drawing and […]

The world’s first professional acrobats were flipping through the Middle ...


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP is organising, in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes Sydney 3 science communication events: 2 fully virtual events (Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th August) and a hybrid (presencial at Instituto Cervantes + online) event (Thursday 18th August). All the events are IN ENGLISH. The details […]

Science communication events in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes for Australia ...


SRAP is committed in boosting the career perspectives of early-career Spanish researchers in the Australia-Pacific region. To achieve this goal, the SRAP-frA Early-Career Researcher Award 2022 aims to recognise the extraordinary research trajectory of an early-career SRAP member. This Award is organised by SRAP, and it is sponsored by the Ramón Areces Foundation (frA). […]

SRAP-frA Early-Career Researcher Award 2022