Science Communication


The 8th Australia-Spain Research Forum entitled “A Digital World“ was hosted at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University (Sydney, NSW) on Friday 25th of November 2022. The full recording of the event is available in our YouTube channel: Below some photos of the event (full description and details will be added […]

Summary of the 8th SRAP Research Forum



The association Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP)  organises annually the “Australia-Spain Research Forum”, a multidisciplinary conference aimed at the wider community, to highlight Australia-Spain research and present broad research and cultural topics which are of special interest to the Australian and Spanish societies. SRAP promotes and supports networking between Australia-Pacific […]

Announcement of the 8th Australia-Spain Research Forum: A Digital World



On September 9th took place the third encounter between SRAP researchers and advanced students from ALCE Australia. This online format, entitled “Vocational Workshop“, allows students and their parents to learn first-hand what the day-to-day life of a scientist is like, their difficulties and their best moments, their training, and their […]

Vocational Workshop between ALCE students and SRAP members


One of my favourites stories in my blog is “Seasons: Astronomy vs. Australia” that I published exactly 8 years ago, on the 1st September 2014. In this post I described how seasons are defined using Astronomy using equinoxes and solstices. And that I was very surprised to see that in […]

Seasons in Australia, why don’t they follow the astronomical definition?


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP joined forces with Instituto Cervantes Sydney organising 3 free science communication events. The last one of them is an hybrid (in-person +online) event that was held at Instituto Cervantes Sydney at 5:30pm, Thursday 18th Aug, with the title “Connecting Australian and Spanish research” Each panelist […]

Connecting Australian and Spanish Research: hybrid event for Australia’s National ...



Today, Wednesday 17th August 2022, at 5:30pm, we have enjoyed the second of the 3 free science communication events that SRAP and Instituto Cervantes Sydney have organised jointly for Australia’s National Science Week 2022: “Nuclear energy in Europe and in Australia” Speakers: Jaime Redondo Morais (Instructor of Nuclear Operation at Tecnatom, USA, Jóvenes […]

On-line event: Nuclear energy in Europe and Australia


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP joins forces with Instituto Cervantes Sydney organising 3 free science communication events. The first one of them, “Online stargazing: discovering the Winter Southern Sky“, was held fully virtual on Tuesday 16th August, 6:30pm. We used a couple of telescopes to show live some of the […]

Online stargazing: discovering the Winter Southern Sky


Our member, Dr. Teresa Ubide (Igneous Petrologist and Vulcanologis at the University of Queensland), has been interviewed as STEM Expert by Inspiring Australia Queensland for Australia’s National Science Week. The complete 8-minutes interview can be found in the Youtube channel of Inspiring Australia Queensland

Interview to Dr. Teresa Ubide for National Science Week



(Post only available in Spanish) Nuestra socia, Assoc. Prof. Marian Vidal-Fernández (Universidad de Sídney), ha sido entrevistada hoy en radio SBS en español para dar su opinión sobre la falta de profesores en Australia. Puedes escuchar la entrevista completa en la web de SBS radio en español.    

Interview to SRAP member Marian Vidal-Fernández in radio SBS in ...


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP is organising, in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes Sydney 3 science communication events: 2 fully virtual events (Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th August) and a hybrid (presencial at Instituto Cervantes + online) event (Thursday 18th August). All the events are IN ENGLISH. The details […]

Science communication events in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes for Australia ...


(Post only available in Spanish) En el programa de radio científico “Investigadores por el Mundo“, número 165, presentado y dirigido por Antonio G. Armas, que se emitió en Radio Libertad FM , el sábado 18 de junio de 2022, se entrevistó a Cristina Ruano Chamorro, estudiante de doctorado y socia […]

Interview to SRAP member Cristina Ruano in “Investigadores por el ...



(Post only available in Spanish). En la edición de hoy, 7 de junio de 2022, del program radiofónico Punto de Enlace (RNE), ha participado nuestro socio Paco Martínez Baena, donde ha expuesto su trabajo de recuperación del hábitat de los arrecifes de ostras. Este programa es una colaboración de RNE […]

Interview to SRAP member Paco Martínez in RNE


Today, Wednesday 1st June 2022, we have had the 2022 Research Bites in Queensland. It was a fully virtual event, with three of our SRAP members in Queensland presented their research. The speakers and their talks were: Dr. Gorane Santamaría Ormaetxea: “Resonancia magnética de mama” Dr. Lucía Colodro Conde: “Esquizofrenia […]

Research Bites Queensland 2022


The Final Report of the 2021 SRAP Research Forum “A collaborative world” has been released. You can get it in PDF format (file size: 13.4 Mb). This report complements the Booklet of the 2021 SRAP Research Forum (PDF format, file size 5 Mb), the includes the abstracts of all the contributions […]

Final report of the 2021 SRAP Research Forum



On Thursday 17th March we had an on-line Research Bites organised by SRAP in New Zealand. The event started at 7pm NZST (5pm AEDT) and was organised by Dr. Marta Ribó (Auckland University of Technology and Chair of the SRAP Delegation in New Zealand). The Ambassador of Spain in New Zealand, […]

SRAP New Zealand online Research Bites 2022


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En la madrugada del miércoles 16 de febrero (martes 15 de febrero en España) nuestra vicepresidenta, Dr Carmen Salvador Palomeque, la representante de SRAP en Nueva Zelanda, Dr Marta Ribó, y nuestro presidente, Dr Ángel R. López-Sánchez, participaron en el programa de radio “Investigadores por el Mundo” dirigido por Antonio G. […]

Interview to SRAP members in Spanish radio show “Investigadores por ...


Post only available in Spanish. Hoy, 11 de febrero, es el Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en Ciencia. Por ese motivo desde RAICEX (la Red de Asociaciones de Investigadores y Científicos Españoles en el Exterior) se ha preparado este vídeo titulado “Por la igualdad de género en […]

Getting gender balance in research careers



(Post only available in Spanish) En conmemoración del Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en Ciencia, SRAP organizó una maratón de edición de Wikipedia (Wikithon) el 9 de febrero de 2022. Durante este evento, durante 4 horas se editaron, ampliaron corrigieron durante 4 horas las páginas de 7 científicas […]

Wikithon for the International Day of Women and Girls in ...


Our president, Dr. Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), has been interviewed today  in Punto de Enlace, Radio Nacional de España (RNE),  the radio show in RNE in collaboration with RAICEX, la Red de Asociaciones de Investigadores y Científicos Españoles en el Exterior, about his research in astrophysics. The interview is […]

RNE Interview: The universe through Ángel López-Sánchez’s eyes


(Post only available in Spanish) Nuestra socia Assoc. Prof Marian Vidal-Fernández (Sydney University) ha sido entrevistada en radio SBS Australia en español sobre la preocupación del retorno a las clases en NSW y Victoria durante la ola ómicron de la COVID-19. Puedes encontrar la entrevista (en español) en esta página de […]

Interview to Assoc. Prof. Marian Vidal-Fernández in SBS




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 ...