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New research by Spanish researchers across three continents, including SRAP-IEAP member Teresa Ubide Garralda (The University of Queensland) who is the lead author of this study, has revealed new information on how volcanoes work, and what prompts them to erupt. The volcanoes we see on the surface of Earth are […]

Volcano secret filter unveiled


(Post only available in Spanish) El sábado 11 de septiembre los socios de SRAP-IEAP Dra Eva Fernández Fernández (Química, UTS), Dr Ángel R. López-Sánchez (Astrofísica, Macquarie University) y Dra Sara Marrero Hernández (Biología, University of Melbourne) participaron en una nueva edición de las “Charlas vocacionales” para los alumnos de ALCE […]

Vocational talks in collaboration with ALCE


Our member, Associate Professor Adriana Verges (UNSW), is a finalist for the prestigious Eureka Prizes 2021 in the category “Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science“. Adriana says: As an ecologist, I feel that science communication and engaging with the general public has never been more important. Although our […]

Adriana Verges finalist for the Eureka Prizes 2021



On Friday 20th August our member Dr. Alaitz Etxabide Etxeberria, a visiting postdoctoral researcher from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), presented her work entitled “Manufacturing of biopolymer-based materials and their functional properties’ modification for food packaging and biomedical applications” in the School of Chemical Sciences (SCS) Seminar Series […]

Research on the use of biopolymer-based products to develop food ...


On Tuesday 17th August 2021, SRAP-IEAP organised the first event part of National Science Week 2021 in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes de Sídney to discuss the global issues of ‘Plastics in the Ocean’. As part of this event, that was hosted by SRAP-IEAP Dr. Ana Rubio, we had presentations by two […]

Online event: Plastics in the Ocean


On 22 July 2021, our member Dr. María Natividad Gómez Cerezo, presented an exciting workshop from SRAP-IEAP QLD via Zoom on what career options in Academia exist after the PhD. The main objective of this workshop was to present a real vision of postdoc life: what goals to pursue and […]

Online workshop: PhD, now what?



The Queen Charlotte Sound-Tōtaranui case study Plastics can enter the sea in many ways, including through sewage and wastewater systems, riverine inputs, aquaculture and fishing activities. Large plastic debris can break down into small pieces, micro-sized particles (< 5mm), which are not readily visible to the naked eye. Once in […]

Microplastics contamination in Aotearoa/New Zealand marine environments


The SRAP-IEAP-Queensland meeting held on the 31st of May was the first meeting of this year. Both old and new members joined this meeting via Zoom to discuss SRAP local activity and define future projects and workshops within the association in which members were interested. We will soon be organizing a […]

SRAP-IEAP Queensland has some traction- see what we have done!


SRAP-IEAP-ACT organised a Research Bites/Arts Meet Science the event More than Drawings. Exploring rock art through the lens of human cognition and climate change on the 11th of June 2021. For this public talk, we had the pleasure to welcome three international speakers, Dr. Inés Domingo Sanz (University of Barcelona), […]

Research Bites/Art Meet Science event in Canberra: More than drawings



On the Thursday 27th May, we had a fantastic event organised by SRAP-IEAP (Spanish Researcher in Australia-Pacific) in partnership with the Gure Txoko Euskal Etxea – Basque Club/restaurant located in Sydney. The event was called ‘Pintxos of Science: Ethics in the time of Covid’ which consisted in three scientific talks […]

Pintxos of Science: Ethics in the time of COVID


Article written by Marta Ribó.   The first SRAP-IEAP “Research Bites” event in New Zealand was held in the University of Auckland on Thursday 26th May. Four SRAP-IEAP members gave talks about their research work in New Zealand.   Mónica Gañán Mónica Gañán presented her professional trajectory: She completed her PhD in […]

First “Research Bites” in New Zealand


Our colleague and Vice President Dr. Carmen Salvador-Palomeque has started a podcast called Bailando con Ideas (Dancing with Ideas) where she interviews scientists, researchers, and entrepreneurs to explore the ideas that have changed our world, how they impact our lives, and how they will expand our horizons. All the episodes, […]

A podcast for curious minds: Bailando con ideas