Science Dissemination


Australia’s National Science Week is starting soon. In collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes de Sídney we have prepared three online #scicomm events for August 17, 18 and 19. All these events are completely free but registration is required.   Tuesday 17th August, 6pm AEST   Plastics in the Oceans Host: Ana Rubio […]

Online #scicomm events for National Science Week


On 22 July 2021, our member Dr. María Natividad Gómez Cerezo, presented an exciting workshop from SRAP-IEAP QLD via Zoom on what career options in Academia exist after the PhD. The main objective of this workshop was to present a real vision of postdoc life: what goals to pursue and […]

Online workshop: PhD, now what?


The Queen Charlotte Sound-Tōtaranui case study Plastics can enter the sea in many ways, including through sewage and wastewater systems, riverine inputs, aquaculture and fishing activities. Large plastic debris can break down into small pieces, micro-sized particles (< 5mm), which are not readily visible to the naked eye. Once in […]

Microplastics contamination in Aotearoa/New Zealand marine environments



Dr José Barrero works as a Team Leader at CSIRO Agriculture and Food in Canberra (Australia) and is a SRAP-IEAP member. Jose’s team has developed a transgenic cowpea (also known as black eye pea) variety that is fully resistant to the insect Maruca vitrata. This legume is a key staple food in […]

Food security and transgenic crops: from the laboratory to the ...


Our member, the astrophysicist and science communicator  Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), has been interviewed today in the radio show  Spanish Sunday 4EB by Álvaro Sánchez y Raquel Sánchez. In this interview in Spanish, that lasts for almost a full hour, Ángel describes his professional career, his current job, and answers […]

Entrevista a Ángel López-Sánchez en Spanish Sunday 4EB


The SRAP-IEAP-Queensland meeting held on the 31st of May was the first meeting of this year. Both old and new members joined this meeting via Zoom to discuss SRAP local activity and define future projects and workshops within the association in which members were interested. We will soon be organizing a […]

SRAP-IEAP Queensland has some traction- see what we have done!



SRAP-IEAP-ACT organised a Research Bites/Arts Meet Science the event More than Drawings. Exploring rock art through the lens of human cognition and climate change on the 11th of June 2021. For this public talk, we had the pleasure to welcome three international speakers, Dr. Inés Domingo Sanz (University of Barcelona), […]

Research Bites/Art Meet Science event in Canberra: More than drawings


On the Thursday 27th May, we had a fantastic event organised by SRAP-IEAP (Spanish Researcher in Australia-Pacific) in partnership with the Gure Txoko Euskal Etxea – Basque Club/restaurant located in Sydney. The event was called ‘Pintxos of Science: Ethics in the time of Covid’ which consisted in three scientific talks […]

Pintxos of Science: Ethics in the time of COVID


Article written by Marta Ribó.   The first SRAP-IEAP “Research Bites” event in New Zealand was held in the University of Auckland on Thursday 26th May. Four SRAP-IEAP members gave talks about their research work in New Zealand.   Mónica Gañán Mónica Gañán presented her professional trajectory: She completed her PhD in […]

First “Research Bites” in New Zealand



Our colleague and Vice President Dr. Carmen Salvador-Palomeque has started a podcast called Bailando con Ideas (Dancing with Ideas) where she interviews scientists, researchers, and entrepreneurs to explore the ideas that have changed our world, how they impact our lives, and how they will expand our horizons. All the episodes, […]

A podcast for curious minds: Bailando con ideas


Our member, Ana Vila-Concejo (University of Sydney), has been interviewed today in the radio program “Punto de Enlace”, in the Public Spanish Radio “Radio Nacional de España”, about her current research. The interview was in Spanish.

Interview to Ana Vila-Concejo in RNE


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This Saturday, 17th April 2021, SRAP-IEAP organised a visit to Siding Spring Observatory (near Coonabarabran, NSW). 48 members, friends and family members enjoyed a great day under telescopes and stars. The visit was organised by our member, astrophysicist Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University). The event included a tour […]

SRAP-IEAP visits Siding Spring Observatory