Australia


The 5th Malaspina Award Ceremony took place at the Shine Dome of the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra on Friday 18 November 2022 at 5:30pm. The event counted with the participation of: Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla, University of Canberra and SRAP Honorary President (Master of Ceremony) Ms Anna-Maria Arabia, Chief Executive of the Australian […]

5th Malaspina Award Ceremony


Our member and Honorific President, Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla, Co-Deputy Director of the Health Research Institute and Honorary Professor of the School of Public Health, University of Canberra, and member of the CDRP, University of Sydney,  has received the 2022 Tom Trauer Award for his contribution to mental health service research […]

Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla receives the 2022 Tom Trauer Award


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 8th Australia-Spain Research Forum: A Digital World



Instituto Cervantes in Sydney, in collaboration with Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP) and the Conference of Deans of Spanish Universities (CRUE), have organised the second conference between Australian and Spanish universities “Building bridges between the Australian and Spanish universities”. This conference was held at the Instituto Cervantes Sydney premises on the 17th […]

2nd Conference between Australian and Spanish Universities


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 5th Malaspina Award are now open. The Malaspina Award is an honour bestowed by the Spanish Embassy in Canberra and the Association of Spanish Researchers […]

Nominations open for the 5th Malaspina Award


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP joined forces with Instituto Cervantes Sydney organising 3 free science communication events. The last one of them is an hybrid (in-person +online) event that was held at Instituto Cervantes Sydney at 5:30pm, Thursday 18th Aug, with the title “Connecting Australian and Spanish research” Each panelist […]

Connecting Australian and Spanish Research: hybrid event for Australia’s National ...



Today, Wednesday 17th August 2022, at 5:30pm, we have enjoyed the second of the 3 free science communication events that SRAP and Instituto Cervantes Sydney have organised jointly for Australia’s National Science Week 2022: “Nuclear energy in Europe and in Australia” Speakers: Jaime Redondo Morais (Instructor of Nuclear Operation at Tecnatom, USA, Jóvenes […]

On-line event: Nuclear energy in Europe and Australia


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP joins forces with Instituto Cervantes Sydney organising 3 free science communication events. The first one of them, “Online stargazing: discovering the Winter Southern Sky“, was held fully virtual on Tuesday 16th August, 6:30pm. We used a couple of telescopes to show live some of the […]

Online stargazing: discovering the Winter Southern Sky


For Australia’s National Science Week 2022 SRAP is organising, in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes Sydney 3 science communication events: 2 fully virtual events (Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th August) and a hybrid (presencial at Instituto Cervantes + online) event (Thursday 18th August). All the events are IN ENGLISH. The details […]

Science communication events in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes for Australia ...



At the beginning of April 2022, the Australian Government released a statement detailing the strategic areas to invest in research with international collaborators, also promoting scientific diplomacy with those countries. In particular, four strategic research fields are identified. Every field has four strategic countries: Advanced Manufacturing Hydrogen Production Artificial Intelligence […]

The Australian Government identifies Spain as strategic country for research ...


SRAP, in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes Sydney, Macquarie University, and the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (CRUE), is proud to announce that the first conference between Australian and Spanish universities “Building Bridges between the Australian and Spanish University systems” will be held on Monday 30th May, 4:30pm (Sydney) as […]

Building Bridges between the Australian and Spanish University systems




Post only available in Spanish Hoy hemos tenido la primera edición de un nuevo tipo de eventos sociales y de comunicación científica que hemos lanzado desde SRAP: las “Tardes de Tertulia”. Se trata de quedar en un pub para charlar de forma informal sobre temas concretos relacionados con algún tema de […]

Tardes de Tertulia: El panorama energético global y su distribución ...


The Final Report of the 2021 SRAP Research Forum “A collaborative world” has been released. You can get it in PDF format (file size: 13.4 Mb). This report complements the Booklet of the 2021 SRAP Research Forum (PDF format, file size 5 Mb), the includes the abstracts of all the contributions […]

Final report of the 2021 SRAP Research Forum


This evening a SRAP delegation, Ángel López-Sánchez (SRAP President), Eladio Hernández (SRAP Industry Liaison) and Carmen Salvador Palomeque (SRAP Vice-president) attended the invitation to a networking event organised by La Cámara de Comercio España-Australia (Spanish-Australian Chamber of Commerce), that puts in contact and develops relationships between Australian and Spanish industries and businesses. […]

Networking event with La Camara



(Post only available in Spanish) Por Dra Paula Llull y Dra Raquel Pardo de Santayana SRAP tiene una aliada de excepción en la tarea de difundir el trabajo de los investigadores y científicos españoles: ALCE Australia, Agrupación de Lengua y Cultura Españolas, es un programa del Ministerio de Educación y […]

Australia ALCE students interview SRAP members



On 7 December our members in Queensland celebrated the last Research Bites of the year presenting researches in Biomedical Engineering, Physiotherapy and Science Communication. The speakers were: Yoel Garcia Marin: “Deep Learning methods applied to anterior eye optical coherence tomography images” Eva Sierra Silvestre: “Neuropatías diabéticas o el por qué […]

Research Bites in Queensland



On 1st December 2021 the Spanish Embassy in Canberra hosted the 25th Science Diplomat Club event. These networking events are periodically organised by some European embassies and seeks to promote the relationships between diplomats and scientists with Australian Government agencies (Department of Health, ARC, Department of Industry). The invitation to the 25th Science […]

SRAP in the 25th Science Diplomat Club in Canberra


The 7th Australia-Spain Research Forum  “A Collaborative World“ hosted today, Friday 26th November 2021, at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University, has been a success. We have had a total of 49 people attending in person, plus around 50 people attended on-line. The Forum started at 10am with registration and […]

Success of the 2021 Australia-Spain Research Forum


I am delighted to announce the 2021 SRAP Laureates Awards. These Awards aim to recognise the excellency of the contribution to SRAP from member who have actively participated in the Board. SRAP exists because we are a group of passionate researchers who dedicate significant hours on a voluntary basis driving […]

Marina Trigueros receives the 2021 SRAP Laureates Awards



During the last few weeks SRAP has collaborated with Casa Asia and Fundación Consejo España Australia to promote the work of Spanish researchers in Australia-Pacific and inform about the Australian research and academic system to Spanish researchers who might be interested on developing part of their work in Australia. This collaboration was […]

Research in Australia: Webinar and interviews with Casa Asia and ...



On Friday, November 12, 2021, the Cervantes Institute of Tokyo, together with the Embassy of Spain and the Association of Spanish Scientists in Japan (ACE Japan) and the sponsorship of Iberdrola, organized a hybrid conference to celebrate the Commemoration of the 5th Centenary of the expedition of the first round […]

Oceans, 500 years after Magellan and Elcano