Activities


Dr José Barrero works as a Team Leader at CSIRO Agriculture and Food in Canberra (Australia) and is a SRAP-IEAP member. Jose’s team has developed a transgenic cowpea (also known as black eye pea) variety that is fully resistant to the insect Maruca vitrata. This legume is a key staple food in […]

Food security and transgenic crops: from the laboratory to the ...


The SRAP-IEAP-Queensland meeting held on the 31st of May was the first meeting of this year. Both old and new members joined this meeting via Zoom to discuss SRAP local activity and define future projects and workshops within the association in which members were interested. We will soon be organizing a […]

SRAP-IEAP Queensland has some traction- see what we have done!


On the Thursday 27th May, we had a fantastic event organised by SRAP-IEAP (Spanish Researcher in Australia-Pacific) in partnership with the Gure Txoko Euskal Etxea – Basque Club/restaurant located in Sydney. The event was called ‘Pintxos of Science: Ethics in the time of Covid’ which consisted in three scientific talks […]

Pintxos of Science: Ethics in the time of COVID



(Post only available in Spanish) El jueves 26 de mayo de 2021 tuvo lugar un eclipse total de luna que podía verse al principio de la noche desde Australia pero no desde España. Gracias a la colaboración de SRAP-IEAP con la Red Andaluza de Astronomía (RAdA), la Agrupación Astronómica de Córdoba […]

Online event during the Total Lunar Eclipse


Article written by Marta Ribó.   The first SRAP-IEAP “Research Bites” event in New Zealand was held in the University of Auckland on Thursday 26th May. Four SRAP-IEAP members gave talks about their research work in New Zealand.   Mónica Gañán Mónica Gañán presented her professional trajectory: She completed her PhD in […]

First “Research Bites” in New Zealand


Our member, Ana Vila-Concejo (University of Sydney), has been interviewed today in the radio program “Punto de Enlace”, in the Public Spanish Radio “Radio Nacional de España”, about her current research. The interview was in Spanish.

Interview to Ana Vila-Concejo in RNE



Science & Art came together in a Snorkeling event followed by a guided tour of an art exhibition in collaboration with the Seaweed Forest Festival 2021. SRAP-IEAP, the Spanish marine ecologist, Associate Professor Adriana Vergés, and her Operation Crayweed team shared the success of their restoration project with the attendees […]

Snorkeling event and guided art tour during Seaweed Forest Festival ...


SRAP-IEAP President, Dr. Joaquín Valderrama, and Vice-President, Dr. Carmen Salvador, attended the 2021 Ibero-American Business Networking Drinks organised by La Camara in partnership with ALABC (Australian-Latin American Business Council), on Wednesday 28th April 2021. It was a great networking event with unique opportunities to meet high representatives from different countries […]

SRAP-IEAP attended the 2021 Ibero-American Business Networking Drinks


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This Saturday, 17th April 2021, SRAP-IEAP organised a visit to Siding Spring Observatory (near Coonabarabran, NSW). 48 members, friends and family members enjoyed a great day under telescopes and stars. The visit was organised by our member, astrophysicist Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University). The event included a tour […]

SRAP-IEAP visits Siding Spring Observatory



Our vicepresident, Dr. Carmen Salvador Palomeque, has been interviewed today, 30th March 2021, about her research and work in Sydney, in the Spanish radio program Pròxima parada in Radio Valencia. The complete interview (in Spanish) is available in their webpage (it starts in min. 19) or in this link.

Interview to Carmen Salvador Palomeque in radio Valencia


SRAP-IEAP President, Dr Joaquín Valderrama, has attended today, Friday 26th March 2021, the Welcome Business Lunch event for the Ambassador of Spain in Australia , H.E. Ms Alicia Moral Revilla, organised by La Cámara (THE SPANISH-AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE) and sponsored by Johnson Winter & Slattery. The event has taken place at […]

Business Lunch with La Cámara


On the 13th of March, Paula Llull and I gathered at Jerrabomberra wetlands with there than 20 families and children who are studying Spanish at ALCE. The wetlands are located on the eastern end of Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra. After a brief introduction about the origin of this wetland, I […]

Event with ALCE at Jerrabomberra wetlands