Biology


On the EuroScience Week, Dr Marina Trigueros, Scientific Illustrator, 3D animator and founder of Cariboo Design was invited to Questacon (Canberra) to showcase her latest educational resource “Diary of a GMO”. This animation follows the journey of a genetically modified organism from its birth in a laboratory until it reaches […]

“Diary of a GMO” featured at Questacon EuroScience Week


(Post sólo disponible en inglés) SRAP partnered again with Instituto Cervantes in Sydney and 5 Australian-based researchers through a Research Bites. Research Bites are periodical meetings aiming to facilitate science, transfer knowledge and exchange local experiences being researchers in Australia. The event brought together researchers originally from Portugal, Colombia, Italy, […]

Research Bites 2019


A few days ago, our member Ana Monserrat Martínez (PhD student at UNSW) was interviewed by SBS radio en Español to talk about the Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG) report that has been sent to the UN General Secretary. In this report, it is highlighted how critical the […]

Interview to Ana Monserrat Martínez



(Post only available in Spanish) El pasado 10 de abril de 2019 nuestra socia Ana Vila Concejo (Universidad de Sídney) participó en una entrevista de radio en SBS en Español en la que habló sobre el enorme problema del calentamiento global, reflexionando sobre la insistencia de Australia de usar carbón […]

Ana Vila Concejo: “Australia insisting on using coal is stubborn”


Last year I presented a small talk at the Pint of Science that SRAP used to sponsor and which our member Angel López Sánchez organised. I chose the topic “Worldwide declines of the 4Bs and their causes”, as I have been following – and witnessing through my work – the […]

From a talk in a pub to the world stage


(Post only available in Spanish) El programa “Punto de Enlace” de Radio Exterior de Radio Nacional de España se puso en contacto para contar con la colaboración de RAICEX, la Red de Asociaciones de Investigadores y Científicos Españoles en el Exterior para buscar voluntarios para una sección de Ciencia que iba a comenzar. Desde SRAP-IEAP, […]

Interview to Raquel García Pacheco in RNE



Our members Dr Jose Barrero and Dr Marina Trigueros from GMOonly recently gave a talk invited by the Canberra Skeptics about the myths surrounding the GMOs. Click here to hear the podcast at The Skeptic Zone (0:28:30). More info about this event here. Also GMOonly  turned 2 years old!!! and […]

GMOonly turns 2!! Talking plain about GMOs at Canberra Skeptics



As a part of an Asia-Pacific tour coordinated between our sister associations in Japan and China, Dr Francis Mojica, the pioneer of CRISPR, visited us in Australia. As a former Dr Mojica’s student it has been an absolute pleasure organising and coordinating this events on behalf of @srap_ieap and supported […]

Dr Francis Mojica CRISPR DownUnder Journey




Prof Montserrat Vilà, research professor at Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC) in Seville (Spain) will give a presentation on the impacts of biological invasions with special emphasis on a global analysis of the ecological effects of alien plants on native species and ecosystems in the introduced range. The talk will also describe how impacts are quantified, as well some ways to conduct risk analysis of invasion in Europe. Biological invasions occur when species are introduced by humans beyond their natural dispersal ranges, establishing and spreading in the region. Some impacts can affect socioeconomic sectors such as forestry, agriculture or public health. From the management and policy perspective it is important to identify which invasive species are causing, or have the potential to cause, major impacts. A panel of experts, will lead an insightful discussion with Prof Vila on the impacts of biological invasions in the Australian context. For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/2uh6EJ7

Impacts of Biological Invasions


We are pleased to announce the second of a series of annual events organised by the association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific. The topic selected for this year’s congress is Light. The objective of the Australia-Spain Research Forums is to present to the wider community broad research topics which are […]

Announcement of the “2nd Australia – Spain Research Forum: Light”