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The Malaspina Award is an honour bestowed by the Embassy of Spain in Australia and the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP-IEAP). Since 2018, it is annually awarded to individuals or organisations who have made a significant contribution to the scientific and/or cultural relationships between Spain and Australia. This […]

Australian artist Jennifer Turpin wins III Malaspina Award


Hoy hemos celebrado el “6th Foro de Investigación Australia-España: Big Data” en el Australian Hearing Hub, Universidad de Macquarie (Sídney, NSW). Durante el evento, confeccionamos un hilo de Twitter (en inglés) compilando todas las charlas, los ponentes, la mesa redonda y los premios. We are starting the @srap_ieap 6th 🇦🇺🇪🇸 Research […]

Éxito del “6th Foro de Investigación Australia-España: Big Data”


We are pleased to announce that the full program of our 6th Australia-Spain Research Forum “Big Data”, that will be held at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University (Sydney, NSW) on Friday 27th November 2020, has been released. It is available as a PDF file in this link (26.4 Mb), as well […]

Full program and on-line registration for out “SRAP-IEAP Forum 2020: ...



We are pleased to announce that our 6th Australia-Spain Research Forum “Big Data” will be held at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University (Sydney, NSW) on Friday 27th November 2020.  The 6th Australia-Spain Research Forum about “Big Data” will put together well-recognised experts on these topics. The full details of the full-day […]

Announcement of the 6th Australia-Spain Research Forum “Big Data”, 27 ...


Second SRAP-Sydney Research Bites this year, while still in Covid-19 scenario, was a great success online. As an entrée to the coming 2020 SRAP Forum, SRAP in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes brought together last 20th August two experts in Big Data to tell us about the work they are currently […]

Research bites: Data democratisation


Today I’ve done something I would have not expected to do in Australia: I gave a talk in Spanish! In my 12+ years living and working in this country I can only think in 2 occasions I did something like this: in 2009 I gave an informal talk about my […]

Talking Astronomy in ALCE Willoughby Sydney




It is not just about science in SRAP-IEAP! There is also room to share culture and the abilities of our members. This time, Joaquin Valderrama did a close-up magic session [not just for children], in which everyone got very excited with the amazing and unexpected effects. The event was on Saturday, […]

Close-up magic show in the Cervantes Institute


During 2019 five members of SRAP agreed to take part of some of ALCE’s (Agrupacion de Lengua y Cultura Española) classes in order to disseminate science while playing. This has been a successful partnership – we are looking forward to finding more SRAP members to take part of these activities […]

Partnership between ALCE and SRAP in 2019: sharing science and ...



Our member Dr Ana Vila (oceanographer from the University of Sydney) has been recently interviewed to talk about the Great Barrier Reef and climate change. You can find the interview in Spanish here: https://www.sbs.com.au/language/spanish/audio/cambio-climatico-es-la-peor-amenaza-para-la-gran-barrera Ana believes that “if we don’t start taking additional measures at a local, national and worldwide […]

Interview to Ana Vila-Concejo in radio SBS


(Post only available 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 […]

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”