Reuniones en España en septiembre 2017

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These days our president, Sergio León-Saval, has participated in some very fructify meetings in Spain.

    1. 5th September Madrid: SRAP signed the new collaboration agreement with the Fundación Consejo España-Australia towards this year 2017 Forum on the topic ‘Air’. This year’s forum it will take place in both cities: Sydney (3Nov) & Canberra (6Nov). More information about this in this webpage of the Fundación Consejo España-Australia (in Spanish).
    2. 6th September Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM): SRAP was present and co-organizer of the 1st Workshop on Industry and Research: Australian Experience, that took place in the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. The aim of the meeting was to discuss potential collaborations between research organisations and industry in Australia-Spain. At this meeting there were representatives from: La Fundación Consejo España-Australia, la Embajada de Australia en España, la Comisión de Comercio e Inversión del Gobierno australiano (AUSTRADE), SRAP, Australian Universities and major Spanish companies such as Navantia, Ferrovial and Tecnalia amongst others. More information about this in this webpage of the Fundación Consejo España-Australia (in Spanish).
    3. 7th and 8th September 2017 Madrid: SRAP was present at the III Reunión de Diplomacia Científica, Tecnológica y de Innovación Española that took place in the Fundacion Ramon Areces a meeting in Madrid with 11 other Spanish Scientific Associations established outside Spain, embassy representatives and staff from Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT). The aim of the meeting was to strengthen the dialogue among those representatives attending the meeting to ensure that a scientific diplomacy will result in better conditions for the scientists in Spain and abroad, including the R&D in Spain. More info about this meeting in this article in La Información (in Spanish).


Acerca de Angel.Lopez-Sanchez

A/Prof Ángel R. López-Sánchez is an astrophysicist and science communicator working at the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Macquarie University (MQ). He is a recognised expert in the study of how the gas is converted into stars in galaxies and how this affects galaxy evolution. He graduated in Theoretical Physics at the University of Granada (2000) and completed his PhD Thesis in Astrophysics at the prestigious “Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias” (IAC, Spain) and the University of La Laguna (Spain) in 2006. He moved to Australia in 2007, joining CSIRO “Astronomy and Space Science” to perform radio-interferometric observations of gas-rich galaxies at the Australian Telescope Compact Array. In 2011 he joined the Australian Astronomical Observatory and Macquarie University combining instrumentation support, research, lecturing, and outreach. He was appointed as a full-time research academic at the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at Macquarie University in May 2023. He is the president of the association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP), the vice-president of the Astronomical Association of Córdoba (AAC, Spain), representative in the Andalusian Astronomy Network (RAdA), and member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the Spanish Astronomy Society (SEA), and the Australian Astronomy Society (ASA). He is a globally-recognised science communicator, with visibility in Spanish and Australian printed, broadcast, and social media. He is also a passionate amateur astronomer that uses his own equipment for capturing the beauty of the Cosmos. His stunning astronomy time-lapse videos and photos have received +1/2 million views in YouTube and have been seen in TV channels in USA, Australia and Spain, science museums worldwide, and textbooks.