5 years Bridging Australia and Spain in Research and Academia

Conference of the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific

We invite you to register to attend the 5th Australia-Spain Research Forum; hosted by the ANU Centre for Mental Health Research (Canberra) on behalf of SRAP – the Association of Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific (SRAP), and the Embassy of Spain in Canberra.

SRAP promotes and supports networking between Australia-Pacific and Spanish research institutes, and universities, and provides assistance and networking support for Spanish researchers in Australia-Pacific.

This year’s forum celebrates SRAP’s 5th Anniversary, and provides an opportunity to reflect on challenges and achievements, and to look to the future. Places are limited, and so we encourage you to book now.


The Spanish Researchers in Australia – Pacific is a non for profit organisation. The main objectives of the Association are to assist Spanish Researchers working in the Asia-Pacific region and promote networking and collaboration, assist Australian research institutes and universities understand the Spanish university system and to assist Asia-Pacific researchers to participate in the Spanish Research system.

The Association was created in 2014 with the assistance and support of the Spanish Embassy in Australia, the Cervantes Institute in Australia and the Fundación Consejo España-Australia. The Association currently has 45 researchers working in 15 major universities and research centres across Asia-Pacific.

The Association has direct links with:

  • The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) is a non-profit entity belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.
  • Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) is a public institution whose purpose is to further and promote Spain’s culture and heritage within and beyond its borders.
  • NSW Chief Scientist
  • Spanish Embassy in Australia, Canberra
  • Fundacion Consejo España-Australia
  • Australian Embassy in Madrid
  • Fundación Ramón Areces

The Association collaborates closely with:

  • Governmental agencies in Spain
  • Other Spanish Researchers abroad associations (Federation)
  • Other associations of European Researchers in Australia-Pacific
  • European Commission, Council and Parliament
  • Spanish companies in Australia and Australian companies in Spain


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For enquiries about the forum, please contact Spanish Researchers in Australia-Pacific through the contact form in our main site selecting Forum 2019 as subject.