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In October 2022 the SRAP member from New Zealand Dr Marta Ribo, marine geologist lecturer of Geosciences at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), conducted some amazing field surveys in Tonga. Dr Ribo was in charge of the bathymetric survey, re-mapping the seafloor in some areas of the Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai volcano, […]

New seafloor mapping of the Tongan archipelago


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


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 ...


(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 ...


SRAP is building more bridges in between Spain and Australia! On 15th June 2022 we were pleased to meet Manuel Muñiz (Provost of IE University and Founding Director of its Center for the Governance of Change) at the Residency of the Spanish Ambassador in Canberra to speak about potential collaboration opportunities. Thanks to […]

SRAP meets Manuel Muñiz in Canberra



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


(Post only available in Spanish) Por Dra Paula Llull y Dra Raquel Pardo de Santayana SRAP tiene una aliada de excepción en la tarea de difundir el trabajo de los investigadores y científicos españoles: ALCE Australia, Agrupación de Lengua y Cultura Españolas, es un programa del Ministerio de Educación y […]

Australia ALCE students interview SRAP members


Post only available in Spanish Nuestra socia, Prof. Ana Vila-Concejo (Universidad de Sídney), ha sido entrevistada hoy en radio SBS en español sobre ¿Qué está provocando las inundaciones en la costa este de Australia? Puedes encontrar el artículo entero y la entrevista (ambas en español) en esta página de radio […]

Interview to Prof Ana Vila-Concejo in SBS about floods in ...



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 ...


(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



Between December 16th and 17h, a series of meetings between the representatives of the 18 RAICEX associations with scientists, diplomats, politicians and other important actors of the Spanish science and technology system were held in Madrid (Spain). On December 16, the Minister of Science of the Government of Spain, Diana […]

VI Meeting of Spanish Scientific, Technological and Innovation Diplomacy and ...



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



I am delighted to announce the 2021 SRAP Laureates Awards. These Awards aim to recognise the excellency of the contribution to SRAP from member who have actively participated in the Board. SRAP exists because we are a group of passionate researchers who dedicate significant hours on a voluntary basis driving […]

Marina Trigueros receives the 2021 SRAP Laureates Awards


Today our member from SRAP in New Zealand, Marta Ribó received the Early Career Research Award of School of Environment, The University of Auckland. Dr Ribó is a marine geologist who has conducted a 2-year research project on sediment dynamics and human impacts in the Queen Charlotte Sound region, in […]

Marta Ribó receives Early Career Research Award


Our member Dr Noelia Martínez (ANU) is leading the “ground segment” work package to Scope the use of the ANU optical ground station (OGS) to provide ground segment support for Arqit satellites. This work package includes a design study for a demonstration integrating the Arqit satellite payload simulator with the ANU […]

SRAP-IEAP member Noelia Martínez leads the ground segment to use ...



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


Our member Dr Cristina Martínez-Lombilla (UNSW) has been interviewed in the UNSW Women in Maths and Science Champions Program Blog. Cristina is a postdoctoral researcher investigating how galaxies form and evolve. Cristina is an advocate for diversity, is involved in world-wide research collaborations and co-founded a workshop to teach programming in […]

Interview to Cristina Martínez-Lombilla in UNSW Science


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


On Friday 20th August our member Dr. Alaitz Etxabide Etxeberria, a visiting postdoctoral researcher from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), presented her work entitled “Manufacturing of biopolymer-based materials and their functional properties’ modification for food packaging and biomedical applications” in the School of Chemical Sciences (SCS) Seminar Series […]

Research on the use of biopolymer-based products to develop food ...