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In October 2022 the SRAP member from New Zealand Dr Marta Ribo, marine geologist lecturer of Geosciences at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), conducted some amazing field surveys in Tonga. Dr Ribo was in charge of the bathymetric survey, re-mapping the seafloor in some areas of the Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai volcano, […]

New seafloor mapping of the Tongan archipelago


Our member, Dr. Teresa Ubide (Igneous Petrologist and Vulcanologis at the University of Queensland), has been interviewed as STEM Expert by Inspiring Australia Queensland for Australia’s National Science Week. The complete 8-minutes interview can be found in the Youtube channel of Inspiring Australia Queensland

Interview to Dr. Teresa Ubide for National Science Week


(Post only available in Spanish) Nuestra socia, Assoc. Prof. Marian Vidal-Fernández (Universidad de Sídney), ha sido entrevistada hoy en radio SBS en español para dar su opinión sobre la falta de profesores en Australia. Puedes escuchar la entrevista completa en la web de SBS radio en español.    

Interview to SRAP member Marian Vidal-Fernández in radio SBS in ...



(Post only available in Spanish) En el programa de radio científico “Investigadores por el Mundo“, número 165, presentado y dirigido por Antonio G. Armas, que se emitió en Radio Libertad FM , el sábado 18 de junio de 2022, se entrevistó a Cristina Ruano Chamorro, estudiante de doctorado y socia […]

Interview to SRAP member Cristina Ruano in “Investigadores por el ...


On Thursday 17th March we had an on-line Research Bites organised by SRAP in New Zealand. The event started at 7pm NZST (5pm AEDT) and was organised by Dr. Marta Ribó (Auckland University of Technology and Chair of the SRAP Delegation in New Zealand). The Ambassador of Spain in New Zealand, […]

SRAP New Zealand online Research Bites 2022


(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



Post only available in Spanish. Hoy, 11 de febrero, es el Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en Ciencia. Por ese motivo desde RAICEX (la Red de Asociaciones de Investigadores y Científicos Españoles en el Exterior) se ha preparado este vídeo titulado “Por la igualdad de género en […]

Getting gender balance in research careers


(Post only available in Spanish) Nuestra socia Assoc. Prof Marian Vidal-Fernández (Sydney University) ha sido entrevistada en radio SBS Australia en español sobre la preocupación del retorno a las clases en NSW y Victoria durante la ola ómicron de la COVID-19. Puedes encontrar la entrevista (en español) en esta página de […]

Interview to Assoc. Prof. Marian Vidal-Fernández in SBS


Between December 16th and 17h, a series of meetings between the representatives of the 18 RAICEX associations with scientists, diplomats, politicians and other important actors of the Spanish science and technology system were held in Madrid (Spain). On December 16, the Minister of Science of the Government of Spain, Diana […]

VI Meeting of Spanish Scientific, Technological and Innovation Diplomacy and ...




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



Today our member from SRAP in New Zealand, Marta Ribó received the Early Career Research Award of School of Environment, The University of Auckland. Dr Ribó is a marine geologist who has conducted a 2-year research project on sediment dynamics and human impacts in the Queen Charlotte Sound region, in […]

Marta Ribó receives Early Career Research Award


Our member Dr Noelia Martínez (ANU) is leading the “ground segment” work package to Scope the use of the ANU optical ground station (OGS) to provide ground segment support for Arqit satellites. This work package includes a design study for a demonstration integrating the Arqit satellite payload simulator with the ANU […]

SRAP-IEAP member Noelia Martínez leads the ground segment to use ...


SRAP, in collaboration with the Marine Studies Institute and the Sydney Environment Institute organised on 20 October 2021 a multidisciplinary event to learn everything about oysters. 88 online participants had the opportunity to learn and discuss the vital role of oysters within Australia’s marine biodiversity and culinary culture. A panel […]

A world of oysters: protecting their future



Our member Dr Cristina Martínez-Lombilla (UNSW) has been interviewed in the UNSW Women in Maths and Science Champions Program Blog. Cristina is a postdoctoral researcher investigating how galaxies form and evolve. Cristina is an advocate for diversity, is involved in world-wide research collaborations and co-founded a workshop to teach programming in […]

Interview to Cristina Martínez-Lombilla in UNSW Science


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!