Science Communication


Our member, astrophysicist and science communicator Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), is involved in a citizen science project that aims to measure the light pollution in Australia this Sunday, 21st June, Winter Solstice. Ángel has written this post for his webpage, that we reproduce here.   Measure the light […]

Measuring the light pollution in Australia with Citizen Science



Happy World Oceans Day! Today, 6th June, we share this book that’s just been released, “Sandy beach morphodynamics“, as two of our SRAP-IEAP members, A/Prof Ana Vila-Concejo (University of Sydney) and Dr Marta Ribó (University of Auckland), who are experts on sandy beaches, waves and tidal sediments, have contributed in several chapters in […]

SRAP-IEAP members contribute to beaches science book



Post only available in Spanish. El domingo 24 de mayo de 2020 los socios de SRAP-IEAP disfrutaron de un encuentro virtual con la investigadora bioquímica Rosario Gómez García, que actualmente trabaja en el desarrollo de nuevos test de detección del SARS-2 en un laboratorio estadounidense dirigido por un profesor de la Universidad […]

Virtual Interview with Rosario Gómez García about SARS-2


SRAP-IEAP member Lucía Colodro-Conde is a posdoc researcher in Psychiatric Genetics at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane. She is co-author of a huge collaborative study (360 scientists, 180 institutions) published last March in Science magazine “The genetic architecture of the human cerebral cortex”. This research has identified 306 nominally genome-wide significant associated […]

Lucía Colodro-Conde in Science Magazine




SRAP-IEAP member Elisa Martínez-Marroquín is a Professor of Engineering at the University of Canberra. Elisa holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering, a Master of Engineering, and PhD in Electronics Engineering. In 2013, she joined the Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics at the University of Canberra, where she is […]

Celebrating the “Day of Girls in ICT” with Elisa Martínez-Marroquín


Measuring our body temperature is essential in these days. Conventional thermometers require contact with the object they are measuring. How can we measure temperature in internal body organs, then? Our member Dr Blanca del Rosal from Swinburne University of Technology is researching methods of measuring brain temperature and has published an […]

Article about brain temperature in “The Conversation” by Blanca del ...


Our member Teresa Ubide (University of Queensland, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences) is shortlisted to the “2020 Queensland Women in STEM prize“. She presents her research with a great 2 minutes video:     The award is given by popular vote that is now open to the public. You can vote for her […]

Teresa Ubide, shortlisted to the “2020 QLD Women in STEM” ...



Our member, astrophysicist and science communicator Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), continues in 2020 his collaboration with SBS radio in Spanish, that started in February 2016. The 10-minutes monthly segment “Astronomía para Principiantes” (Astronomy for Beginners) is usually broadcasted the first or the last Sunday of the […]

“Astronomía para Principiantes” continues in SBS radio in Spanish


Unfortunately, this event was CANCELLED because of the COVID-19 restrictions. We hope to re-schedule it again in the future.   Bushfires have been a hot topic in Australia during last summer. However there is still confusion about the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of bushfire events. The Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP-IEAP) and […]

Event: Q & A – Burning Questions about Bushfires


Like every year SRAP-IEAP participated in the International Day of Women and Girls in science celebrated on the 11th of February. This time our member Marina Trigueros, aka Cariboo Design, prepared a series of “Real Wonder Women” Biocomics highlighting several of our awesome female SRAP-IEAP members. This day is an […]

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, ...