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Our member, astrophysicist and science communicator Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), is involved in a citizen science project that aims to measure the light pollution in Australia this Sunday, 21st June, Winter Solstice. Ángel has written this post for his webpage, that we reproduce here.   Measure the light […]

Measuring the light pollution in Australia with Citizen Science



Post only available in Spanish. El domingo 24 de mayo de 2020 los socios de SRAP-IEAP disfrutaron de un encuentro virtual con la investigadora bioquímica Rosario Gómez García, que actualmente trabaja en el desarrollo de nuevos test de detección del SARS-2 en un laboratorio estadounidense dirigido por un profesor de la Universidad […]

Virtual Interview with Rosario Gómez García about SARS-2



Our member, astrophysicist and science communicator Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University), continues in 2020 his collaboration with SBS radio in Spanish, that started in February 2016. The 10-minutes monthly segment “Astronomía para Principiantes” (Astronomy for Beginners) is usually broadcasted the first or the last Sunday of the […]

“Astronomía para Principiantes” continues in SBS radio in Spanish


Unfortunately, this event was CANCELLED because of the COVID-19 restrictions. We hope to re-schedule it again in the future.   Bushfires have been a hot topic in Australia during last summer. However there is still confusion about the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of bushfire events. The Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP-IEAP) and […]

Event: Q & A – Burning Questions about Bushfires


Last Tuesday, 17th December 2019 SRAP-IEAP organised the first “Research Tapas” in Melbourne. The venue was “La bodega de Andrés“. A total of 40 people attended to the event, that included talks from several SRAP-IEAP researchers: Tomás Gonzalo, Ana Maria Ducasse, María Alba, John Postill, Juan Carlos Molero, Antonio Castillo, Pol Gurri, […]

I Research Tapas in Melbourne



During the SRAP-IEAP Forum 5thAnniversary in Canberra the past 7th of November, we got the great opportunity to participate in a number of interviews at the Spanish Program of the 2XX Community Radio. We would like to give a very special thanks to the team of the 2xxfm radio, and in […]

Radio interviews at SRAP-IEAP Forum 5th Anniversary


On the EuroScience Week, Dr Marina Trigueros, Scientific Illustrator, 3D animator and founder of Cariboo Design was invited to Questacon (Canberra) to showcase her latest educational resource “Diary of a GMO”. This animation follows the journey of a genetically modified organism from its birth in a laboratory until it reaches […]

“Diary of a GMO” featured at Questacon EuroScience Week




Following our collaboration with Pint of Science 2017, this year SRAP is also sponsoring and collaborating with the international festival Pint of Science: interesting, instructive and enjoyable science talks in a pub! If you are SRAP member you have already received an email with all the information. We are looking for […]

Join Pint of Science Australia 2018!


(Article originally written by our member Ángel López-Sánchez in his personal blog) Last December I was contacted by journalists from radio SBS Australia in Spanish to be interviewed about my work and my life as a Spanish astronomer in Australia. The interview was prepared by Anna Sagristà, who included it in […]

“Astronomía para Principiantes”, new collaboration in radio SBS en español