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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



SRAP-IEAP President, Dr. Joaquín Valderrama, and Vice-President, Dr. Carmen Salvador, attended the 2021 Ibero-American Business Networking Drinks organised by La Camara in partnership with ALABC (Australian-Latin American Business Council), on Wednesday 28th April 2021. It was a great networking event with unique opportunities to meet high representatives from different countries […]

SRAP-IEAP attended the 2021 Ibero-American Business Networking Drinks



SRAP-IEAP President, Dr Joaquín Valderrama, has attended today, Friday 26th March 2021, the Welcome Business Lunch event for the Ambassador of Spain in Australia , H.E. Ms Alicia Moral Revilla, organised by La Cámara (THE SPANISH-AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE) and sponsored by Johnson Winter & Slattery. The event has taken place at […]

Business Lunch with La Cámara



A/Prof Sergio León-Saval, SRAP-IEAP Honorary President, was awarded with the Officer Cross of the Royal Order of Isabel la Católica, a decoration from the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation that is bestowed upon Spanish or foreign citizens that have excelled in their merits and achievements, as well as in promoting the interests of Spain. The Officer […]

Sergio León-Saval awarded Officer Cross of the Royal Order of Isabel ...



Our SRAP-IEAP member, Dr. Marta Yebra (Australian National University, ANU), has been appointed as Director of the “ANU-Optus Bushfire Research Centre of Excellence“.   The ANU-Optus Bushfire Research Centre of Excellence will undertake advanced research and develop hi-tech solutions to predict, identify and extinguish blazes before they become deadly. The ambitious program will […]

Marta Yebra appointed Director of the “ANU-Optus Bushfire Research Centre ...


Our member Sofía Samper Carro, Lecturer in Archaeology, School of Archaeology and Anthropology (College of Arts and Social Sciences – Australian National University, ANU, Canberra), has collaborated in a study recently published in Nature Communications,  titled  “Isotopic evidence for initial coastal colonization and subsequent diversification in the human occupation of Wallacea“. In the […]

Sofía Samper Carro collaborates in Anthropology research published in Nature ...


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” ...



The Outstanding Achievement in Research Utilisation award this year has gone to our member Dr Marta Yebra from the Australian National University and to the lead end-user Adam Leavesley from ACT Parks and Conservation Service. Marta and Adam were recognised with the award at #AFAC19 for their outstanding collaboration. Congratulations! […]

Outstanding Achievement in Research Utilisation award to Marta Yebra


(Post only available in Spanish, but read the UNSW Media Release about it) Nuestra socia, la ecóloga marina española Adriana Vergés ha sido galardonada hoy por la UNSW en Australia con el premio “UNSW’s Emerging Thought Leader Prize” por su “liderazgo creativo y persuasivo” en la concienciación de la población […]

Marine ecologist Adriana Vergés receives UNSW’s Emerging Thought Leader Prize


(Post only available in Spanish) El Instituto Cervantes de Tokio acogió los días 6 y 7 de septiembre de 2019 el I Encuentro de Asociaciones de Científicos Españoles en Asia-Pacífico. Por primera vez, investigadores españoles  en Australia, China y Japón dan a conocer su labor científica y las iniciativas que […]

1st Meeting of Spanish Researchers in Asia-Pacific in Tokio