Science dissemination



Our member Sofía Samper Carro, Lecturer in Archaeology, School of Archaeology and Anthropology (College of Arts and Social Sciences – Australian National University, ANU, Canberra), has collaborated in a study recently published in Nature Communications,  titled  “Isotopic evidence for initial coastal colonization and subsequent diversification in the human occupation of Wallacea“. In the […]

Sofía Samper Carro collaborates in Anthropology research published in Nature ...


SRAP-IEAP member Lucía Colodro-Conde is a posdoc researcher in Psychiatric Genetics at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane. She is co-author of a huge collaborative study (360 scientists, 180 institutions) published last March in Science magazine “The genetic architecture of the human cerebral cortex”. This research has identified 306 nominally genome-wide significant associated […]

Lucía Colodro-Conde in Science Magazine



Measuring our body temperature is essential in these days. Conventional thermometers require contact with the object they are measuring. How can we measure temperature in internal body organs, then? Our member Dr Blanca del Rosal from Swinburne University of Technology is researching methods of measuring brain temperature and has published an […]

Article about brain temperature in “The Conversation” by Blanca del ...


The Final Report of our 5th Australia-Spain Research Forum that was held in Canberra, Australia, last 7th November 2019, is already available! It can be downloaded from here: High-resolution PDF file (15.7 Mb) Low-resolution PDF file (3.8 Mb). Thank you very much to those of you who contributed to this successful Forum, and […]

Final Report of the 5th Australia-Spain Research Forum


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



(Post only available in Spanish) El 11 de diciembre de 2019 se celebraron en Canberra los III Research Bites de la asociación. Inicialmente, estaban programados en el Visitors Centre de Mt Stromlo pero el alto riesgo de incendio en aquella zona nos obligó a realizar un cambio de sede con […]

III Research Bites in Canberra


SRAP-Brisbane’s inaugural Research Bites last 11th December 2019 was a great success. Five SRAP-IEAP members gave extremely interesting presentations about the research they are currently undertaking: Raquel Sánchez Díaz spoke about the use of biomaterials towards improved integration of percutaneous devices Natividad Gómez Cerezo explained who she uses mesoporous bioactive […]

Inaugural Research Bites in Brisbane


(Post only available in Spanish, but the information about the events is in English) Después de una tanda bien larga de eventos organizados en 2019 por la Asociación de Investigadores Españoles en Australia-Pacifico (SRAP-IEAP), tenemos el gusto de invitaros a tres eventos de divulgación científica que van a tener lugar […]

Science communication events in December 2019



Ayer jueves 7 de noviembre de 2019 celebramos el 5º Foro de Investigación Australia-España en Canberra. Hemos recopilado todos los tuits publicados desde nuestra cuenta, @srap_ieap, en un hilo de Twitter que se puede encontrar aquí. Gracias a la “Thread Reader App” hemos podido también crear un post compilando todos los tuits: […]

5º Foro de Investigación Australia-España: compilación de tuits


The Outstanding Achievement in Research Utilisation award this year has gone to our member Dr Marta Yebra from the Australian National University and to the lead end-user Adam Leavesley from ACT Parks and Conservation Service. Marta and Adam were recognised with the award at #AFAC19 for their outstanding collaboration. Congratulations! […]

Outstanding Achievement in Research Utilisation award to Marta Yebra


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