Science Communication



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


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


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


We are very proud to announce that our 7th Australia-Spain Research Forum “A collaborative world” will be held at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University (Sydney, NSW) on Friday 26th November 2021, and online. All the information in the 7th Australia-Spain Research Forum “A collaborative world” website. Attending the 2021 Australia-Spain […]

Announcement of the 7th Australia-Spain Research Forum “A collaborative world”


Our SRAP Honorary President, Associate Professor Sergio León-Saval (Director, Sydney Astrophotonic Instrumentation Laboratory, University of Sydney), has been invited to write a special article in the science journal “Optics Journal” about his experiences as SRAP President between 2016 and 2019.

Sergio León-Saval reflects about his SRAP Presidency in Optics Journal



New research by Spanish researchers across three continents, including SRAP-IEAP member Teresa Ubide Garralda (The University of Queensland) who is the lead author of this study, has revealed new information on how volcanoes work, and what prompts them to erupt. The volcanoes we see on the surface of Earth are […]

Volcano secret filter unveiled


(Post only available in Spanish) El sábado 11 de septiembre los socios de SRAP-IEAP Dra Eva Fernández Fernández (Química, UTS), Dr Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Astrofísica, Macquarie University) y Dra Sara Marrero Hernández (Biología, University of Melbourne) participaron en una nueva edición de las “Charlas vocacionales” para los alumnos de ALCE […]

Vocational talks in collaboration with ALCE


Our member, Associate Professor Adriana Verges (UNSW), is a finalist for the prestigious Eureka Prizes 2021 in the category “Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science“. Adriana says: As an ecologist, I feel that science communication and engaging with the general public has never been more important. Although our […]

Adriana Verges finalist for the Eureka Prizes 2021