Online #scicomm events for National Science Week

Australia’s National Science Week is starting soon. In collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes de Sídney we have prepared three online #scicomm events for August 17, 18 and 19. All these events are completely free but registration is required.


Tuesday 17th August, 6pm AEST  

Plastics in the Oceans

Host: Ana Rubio (SRAP-IEAP)

Speakers: Daniel González Paredes (University James Cook in Australia & SRAP-IEAP) and Marta Ribo (University of Auckland in New Zealand  & SRAP-IEAP)

In Spanish with simultaneous translation to English.

Book online to participate via Zoom.

Wednesday 18th August, 6pm AEST 

Research Bites Green Energy

Host: Eladio Hernando (SRAP-IEAP)

In Spanish with simultaneous translation to English.

Speakers: Carlos Sánchez Díaz (University Politecnica de Valencia, Spain) y César Menéndez Muñiz (UNSW & SRAP-IEAP)

Book online to participate via Zoom.

Thursday 19th August, 6pm AEST

Galaxies and stars

Discover the secrets of Astronomy with astrophysicist Ángel López-Sánchez El Lobo Rayado (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University & SRAP-IEAP)

Event in English 

Book online to participate via Zoom


Ana Rubio Zuazo

About Ana Rubio Zuazo

I have 15 years of operational and management experience in Coastal NRM with an emphasis on marine aquaculture. My research revolves around marine ecology and aquaculture, in particular in relation to the cultivation of oysters. Most of my research focuses on the Sydney Rock Oyster and the Pacific Oysters. A number of projects that I am currently involved in are included in this industry website: • Coastal Natural Resource Management projects • Monitoring and response to Harmful Algal Blooms • Designing, conducting, statistical analysis and reporting of ecological and water quality data • Design, development and implementation of environmental and aquaculture-based research projects: design of state-wide oyster monitoring programs, disease investigations; production • Aquaculture advisor • Twenty years of experience in project management of aquatic monitoring programs • Calibration, set-up and deployment of water quality instrumentation • Extensive experience in field work (remote sites, off-boat sampling, benthic sampling, water quality monitoring, SCUBA assessments) • GIS, Modelling, reporting, web-portal design, education packages