The Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP) and the Embassy of Spain in Canberra announce that The Malaspina Award 2019 has been bestowed upon Loyola University Andalusia, Spain for enhancing Australia-Spain relations and providing new international research opportunities for Spanish and Australian researchers.
Loyola University’s partnerships with five research centres from the University of Sydney and the Australian National University (ANU).
Professor Carlos Garcia-Alonso Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research at Loyola has led an international research team to develop tools which are helping government and public agencies in Spain, Australia, the United Kingdom, Chile and Finland make better decisions about health care.
The research strategy has promoted exchange for 10 researchers in Australia and Spain, international collaboration on 24 European and Australian projects, and produced more than 40 scientific publications.
Professor Garcia-Alonso accepted the award on behalf of Loyola University from His Excellency Mr Manuel Cacho, Ambassador of Spain at the 21st Canberra Science Diplomats Club on Thursday 7 November 2019, 5.30–7.30pm at the Embassy of Spain in Canberra.
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