Australia



On 7 December our members in Queensland celebrated the last Research Bites of the year presenting researches in Biomedical Engineering, Physiotherapy and Science Communication. The speakers were: Yoel Garcia Marin: “Deep Learning methods applied to anterior eye optical coherence tomography images” Eva Sierra Silvestre: “Neuropatías diabéticas o el por qué […]

Research Bites in Queensland


On 1st December 2021 the Spanish Embassy in Canberra hosted the 25th Science Diplomat Club event. These networking events are periodically organised by some European embassies and seeks to promote the relationships between diplomats and scientists with Australian Government agencies (Department of Health, ARC, Department of Industry). The invitation to the 25th Science […]

SRAP in the 25th Science Diplomat Club in Canberra



Today, 27 November, we had our 2021 AGM (Annual General Meeting), where our member, astrophysicist and science communicator Dr. Ángel López-Sánchez (Senior Lecturer, Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), was elected as new SRAP President. Following Ángel’s presentation, his vision for SRAP in 2022 has four pillars: Collaboration:  Between members, promoting […]

Ángel López-Sánchez, new SRAP President


The 7th Australia-Spain Research Forum  “A Collaborative World“ hosted today, Friday 26th November 2021, at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University, has been a success. We have had a total of 49 people attending in person, plus around 50 people attended on-line. The Forum started at 10am with registration and […]

Success of the 2021 Australia-Spain Research Forum


I am delighted to announce the 2021 SRAP Laureates Awards. These Awards aim to recognise the excellency of the contribution to SRAP from member who have actively participated in the Board. SRAP exists because we are a group of passionate researchers who dedicate significant hours on a voluntary basis driving […]

Marina Trigueros receives the 2021 SRAP Laureates Awards



During the last few weeks SRAP has collaborated with Casa Asia and Fundación Consejo España Australia to promote the work of Spanish researchers in Australia-Pacific and inform about the Australian research and academic system to Spanish researchers who might be interested on developing part of their work in Australia. This collaboration was […]

Research in Australia: Webinar and interviews with Casa Asia and ...


On Friday, November 12, 2021, the Cervantes Institute of Tokyo, together with the Embassy of Spain and the Association of Spanish Scientists in Japan (ACE Japan) and the sponsorship of Iberdrola, organized a hybrid conference to celebrate the Commemoration of the 5th Centenary of the expedition of the first round […]

Oceans, 500 years after Magellan and Elcano


The local newspaper of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Pittwater News, has awarded the title “Artist Of The Month October 2021“ to our member Dr. Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), for the astrophotography he is conducting from his backyard in Frenchs Forest at the Northern Beaches. You can enjoy […]

Ángel López-Sánchez awarded “Artist of the Month” in Pittwater News



Our member Dr Noelia Martínez (ANU) is leading the “ground segment” work package to Scope the use of the ANU optical ground station (OGS) to provide ground segment support for Arqit satellites. This work package includes a design study for a demonstration integrating the Arqit satellite payload simulator with the ANU […]

SRAP-IEAP member Noelia Martínez leads the ground segment to use ...


SRAP, in collaboration with the Marine Studies Institute and the Sydney Environment Institute organised on 20 October 2021 a multidisciplinary event to learn everything about oysters. 88 online participants had the opportunity to learn and discuss the vital role of oysters within Australia’s marine biodiversity and culinary culture. A panel […]

A world of oysters: protecting their future


A virtual conference was organised on the 14th of October by the Instituto Cervantes Sydney and Iberdrola with researchers from the European Sea University/University of Cádiz and the University of Technology of Sydney/ SRAP (Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific). The conference focused on how oceans are changing, and which research is […]

Research and Conservation of Oceans: Oceans 500 years after