Australia


We are thrilled to announce Science@Heart, an engaging and enlightening event taking place on August 17th at the Western Plains Cultural Centre in Dubbo. This event is made possible thanks to the successful collaboration between SRAP (Spanish Researchers in Australia Pacific) and the University of Sydney, funded by a National […]

Science@Heart in Dubbo for Australia National Science Week


A group of friends and flamenco lovers including SRAP Honorary President Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla have planned an unforgettable Spanish summer night at The Robertson Hotel (Robertson – Southern Highlands, NSW) that will encompass an immersive experience in its world-famous food, wine and music. This once-in-a-decade event will bring together exceptional ambassadors of Spanish culture […]

Announcement: Flamenco Weekend at The Robertson Hotel 




Our honorary president Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla has been named “Researcher of the Year 2023” at University of Canberra, following the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards 2023.   The details, in these news of the University of Canberra: Professor of Mental Health Luis Salvador-Carulla is an award-winning mental health expert and the Deputy […]

Professor Luis Salvador-Carulla named “Researcher of the Year” at University ...


An MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) agreement was signed today, 4th December 2023, between the University of Canberra (Australia) and the University of Valencia (Spain). The signing ceremony took place at the Spanish Embassy in Canberra. Montserrat Moman, Deputy Head of the Spanish Embassy, welcomed the event and emphasized the significance […]

MoU Agreement between University of Canberra (Australia) and University of ...


Today, Sunday, December 3rd, 2023, several SRAP members had the privilege of attending the captivating holographic concert of Maria Callas at the stunning Sydney Opera House, a unique experience commemorating the 100 years of her artistry and innovation. The event, organized by the European Union in Australia, was a masterful […]

SRAP invited to “Maria Callas: A Concert in Hologram” at ...



Our president, Dr Ángel López-Sánchez (Macquarie University), has been interviewed for an article in Diario Córdoba titled “Cuatro cordobeses ejemplo de talento exportado al mundo”, which was published today, Sunday, 26th November, 2023. According to the article in Diario Córdoba “Cuatro cordobeses ejemplo de talento exportado al mundo,” Ángel López-Sánchez […]

Ángel López-Sánchez interviewed in Diario Córdoba as “example of talent ...


The 6th Malaspina Awards Ceremony took place at the Shine Dome of the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra on Friday 17 November 2022 at 6:00pm. The 2023 Malaspina Awards have been conferred to Prof Carola Vinuesa (Individual) EMPOWER Consortium – University of Canberra (Institution) The event counted with the participation of Ms Anna-Maria Arabia (Chief […]

6th Malaspina Awards Ceremony


Our member Dr Marcos Roca-Cusachs has been awarded the 2nd SRAP-frA Early-Career Researcher Award. The 9th Australia-Spain Research Forum hosted the second edition of the SRAP-frA Early-Career Researcher Award. This award was organised by SRAP and was sponsored by the Ramón Areces Foundation (frA). The Award aimed to boost the career perspectives […]

Dr Marcos Roca-Cusachs: Winner of the 2nd SRAP-frA Early-Career Researcher ...



The 9th Australia-Spain Research Forum entitled “A Connected World“ was hosted at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University (Sydney, NSW) on Friday 3rd of November 2023. The full recording of the event is available in our YouTube channel: Opening The 2023 SRAP Research Forum commenced at 10:00am with registration and a […]

Summary of the 9th SRAP Research Forum – A Connected ...


As is tradition, some SRAP members were able to participate in the event organised by the Embassy of Spain in Canberra for October 12th, Spain Day. Specifically, at this event were Dr. Paula Llull (Embassy of Spain in Australia), Prof Sergio León-Saval (University of Sydney), Dr. Sofía Samper Carro (Australian […]

SRAP participates in event for Spain Day at the Spanish ...


On September 4, 2023, The Health Research Institute (HRI) of the University of Canberra organised the first seminar in a new series on Secondary Analysis of Large Databases coordinated by Prof L. Salvador-Carulla (Head of the HRI and SRAP Honorary President). HRI invited eminent data scientists from the Centre for […]

Seminar of Secondary Analysis of Large Databases at University of ...



Our member Blanca Bardaji (Research Manager, Centre for Carbon, Water and Food, Sydney Institute of Agriculture, The University of Sydney) invites SRAP members to attend the  “Nitrogen-Plant Nutrition Unleashed: Experience Nitrogen 2023“, a Global Symposium by the University of Sydney (November 6th to 9th, 2023). Welcome to Nitrogen 2023! Set against the vibrant […]

Nitrogen-Plant Nutrition Unleashed: Experience Nitrogen 2023, a Global Symposium by ...


On Thursday 17th August 2023, SRAP organised another Pintxos of Science event as part of the 2023 Australia National Science Week at the Gure Txoko Basque Club Sydney (344 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010). With the title of Brains & Bites, 2023 Pintxos of Science invited the audience to discover the […]

2023 Pintxos of Science – Brains & Bites


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On the occasion of National Science Week in Australia, SRAP collaborates again with the Instituto Cervantes of Sydney to offer a conference on Tuesday 15th August 2023, at 5:30pm. It was held at the Instituto Cervantes Sydney in a hybrid (in-person +online)  format. The full recording of the event is available […]

Hybrid Conference for Australia’s National Science Week 2023



The association Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP)  organises annually the “Australia-Spain Research Forum”, a multidisciplinary conference aimed at the wider community, to highlight Australia-Spain research and present broad research and cultural topics which are of special interest to the Australian and Spanish societies. SRAP promotes and supports networking between Australia-Pacific […]

Announcement of the 9th Australia-Spain Research Forum


Today, Dr Christian Criado-Pérez (UNSW) -SRAP Industry Liaison- and Dr Ángel López-Sánchez (Macquarie University) -SRAP President- have participated in the networking event with La Cámara (The Spanish-Australian Chamber of Commerce), today, Wednesday 9th August 2023, entitled “Harbour Bridge Networking“. This networking event, jointly organised by La Camara & Fever, was another […]

SRAP participates in La Cámara’s Harbour Bridge Networking event


The Spanish Embassy in Canberra in collaboration with the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP) are pleased to announce that the nominations for the 6th Malaspina Awards are now open. The Malaspina Awards are bestowed by the Spanish Embassy in Canberra and the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific […]

Nominations open for the 6th Malaspina Award



The Final Report of the 2022 SRAP Research Forum “A digital world” has been released. You can get it in PDF format (file size: 6.2 Mb). A high-resolution PDF file is also available (file size: 19.4 Mb). This report complements the Booklet of the 2022 SRAP Research Forum (PDF format, file […]

Final report of the 2022 SRAP Research Forum


On Sunday, June 18th, ALCE (Aula de Lengua y Cultura Españolas, Association of Spanish Language and Culture) organized a visit to the Sydney Botanic Gardens for young students and their families. The visit was guided by Dr Francisco (Paco) Sánchez-Bayo, a member of SRAP, an ecologist, and a knowledgeable expert […]

ALCE visits Sydney’s Botanic Gardens


After 20 years in prison, an Australian mother convicted of killing her four children has been pardoned based on the analysis of a Spanish scientist. Prof Carola García de Vinuesa‘s research successfully raised “reasonable doubt” by suggesting that the deaths were linked to rare congenital abnormalities. Kathleen Folbigg, the convicted […]

Australian mother pardoned after 20 years: Spanish scientist raises doubts ...



The association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP) just had a wild gathering with representatives from Sydney, Queensland, and Canberra. They reviewed all their hard work since the foundation of SRAP in 2015. and brainstormed where they want to take the association next. It was like watching a flock of hilarious […]

Successful SRAP Retreat in Canberra


The Instituto Cervantes in Sydney and SRAP hosted the 4th Conference “Building bridges between the Australian and Spanish universities, synergies between universities and industry. Talent attraction” on Monday, May 29th, 5:30pm, at Instituto Cervantes in Sydney.  We had a special guest for this Conference, Mrs Mª Vicenta Mestre Escrivá, Magnificent Rector of […]

4th Conference “Building bridges between the Australian and Spanish university systems”


(Post only available in Spanish) La Red Andaluza de Astronomía (RAdA), en colaboración con la Agrupación Astronómica de Córdoba (AAC) y Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP), organizó un evento virtual de observación astronómica para el viernes 12 de mayo a las 10:30am (hora de la España Peninsular) / 6:30pm (hora […]

Virtual astronomical observation under the Southern Sky