Activities


5 years Bridging Australia and Spain in Research and Academia Conference of the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific INVITATION We invite you to register to attend the 5th Australia-Spain Research Forum; hosted by the ANU Centre for Mental Health Research (Canberra) on behalf of SRAP – the Association of […]

5th Australia-Spain Research Forum


Some days ago we hosted the event PINTXOS OF SCIENCE at the Basque Club ‘Gure Txoko’ in Darlinghurst. Professor Massimo Piccardi (Professor of Machine Learning, Computer vision and natural language processing at UTS) & Professor Blanca Gallego (Center for Big Data Research IN Health at UNSW and SRAP member) expounded […]

Successful “Pintxos of Science”


Celebrating Australia’s National Science Week 2019, SRAP invites members to join us in an event with Pintxos and discussion about Artificial Intelligence – ethical considerations  ~ Event in English ~ Pintxos included in the price. Drinks not included but available for purchase at reasonable prices! Booking essential via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/pintxo-of-science-ai-ethical-implications-tickets-66147518007 Limited […]

Pintxo of Science



Research Bites are periodical meetings organised by the Spanish Researchers Asia-Pacific Association (SRAP-IEAP). Aiming to facilitate the exchange of local experiences and to transfer knowledge among other researchers based in Australia. These informal gatherings have been previously organised in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Hobart to promote networking in the Spanish […]

Announcing “Research Bites 2019”



Article by our member Paco Sánchez-Bayo 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 […]

From a talk in a pub to the world stage



What a success! This time, our invited guest Joaquin Valderrama Ramos shared us many interesting mathematical secrets hidden in the walls of the most representative buildings in Sydney. Joaquin is a passionate of math. He was a math teacher in a high school in Granada. He is now retired, and he enjoys his […]

Mathematical promenade in Sydney. A summary





SRAP organized a very special visit to Siding Spring Observatory (Coonabarabran, NSW) during the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April. This visit was coordinated by our member, astrophysicist Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Observatory / Macquarie University). The 32 participants didn’t only visit the telescopes (the largest optical telescopes in […]

SRAP visits Siding Spring Observatory


Event in English Registration required at Eventbrite. Research Bites are periodical meetings organised by the Spanish Researchers Asia-Pacific Association (SRAP) that aim to facilitate the exchange of local experiences and transfer knowledge among Spanish-speaking researchers based in Australia. This event is not only addressed to researchers but also to people interested in all fields of science. These informal gatherings have been previously organised in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Hobart to promote social networking in the Spanish and Ibero-American scientific community. This session will include short presentations by Ibero-American and Spanish researchers followed by a Q&A and drinks and snacks.

Lecturers

Ibero-American Researchers in Australia - Local experience Presentation about the professional experiences of five Ibero-American researchers working in Australia Nekane Reto Murua (Spain). University of South Australia. "Nanotechnology to detect virus and bacteria". Mariana Mayer Pinto (Brazil). Senior Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales. "Biodiversity and functioning of the marine environment: impacts and solutions". Paola Escudero (Peru). Associate Professor at The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development. "Fine-tuned listening skills are the key to language learning". Jaime Góngora (Colombia). Associate Professor in Conservation Biology and Animal Genetics at the University of Sydney. "What genomes can tell us about crocodilians and platypuses" Ana Heitor (Portugal). Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering. University of Wollongong. "Compacted material behavior – towards a smoother ride".  

Research Bites: Ibero-American Researchers in Australia