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  • Call for more University academics to upload research on online repository

    Call for more University academics to upload research on online repository

    While presenting a copy of his recent four-volume publication Island Studies to the University Library, University pro-rector Godfrey Baldacchino called on University academics to upload their research output on the Open Access Repository at the...

  • Students’ robots gear up for ‘The Big Challenge’

    Students’ robots gear up for ‘The Big Challenge’

    The first edition of ‘The Big Challenge’, in which robots built by students from Mcast, Savio College, the University of Malta and Middlesex University’s Malta campus will compete in an obstacle course at the 2017 Malta Robotics Olympiad, which...

  • Oxford University professor impressed at IMLI’s progress

    Oxford University professor impressed at IMLI’s progress

    Prof. Francis Reynolds, professor emeritus at University of Oxford, recently complimented the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), hosted by the University of Malta, Msida, for the progress and development it had achieved over the years.

  • EFL teacher wins award

    EFL teacher wins award

    Paula Morgan recently won Link School of English’s 18th annual EFL Teacher’s Award, which is based on feedback received from students through questionnaires. School director Roger De Gaetano said Morgan, who has been teaching English as a foreign...

  • Chinese evening course

    The University of Malta’s Confucius Institute is offering to the public an eight-week evening course in Chinese language and culture at basic and intermediate levels. The elementary course will run every Tuesday from February 7 to March 28 and the...

  • Mcast, institute agree to collaborate

    Mcast, institute agree to collaborate

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) and the Institute for Education have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote collaboration in the various areas of vocational education and training (VET). The two sides will...

  • Azad Ph.D presentation

    Azad Ph.D presentation

    Dr Maria Brown will give a presentation on her recent Ph.d. study  ‘The Music and Literature culture: an educational instrument for political activism?’ on Thursday at 6pm at the Azad Foundation premises, 224, Republic Street, Valletta. In her...

  • On unintended outcomes and gender gaps

    Many sixth form students are sitting for some of their Ad­­vanc­ed and Intermediate Matric­u­lation examinations in the September session after they have completed only the first year of their two-year course of studies, before they had obtained...

  • Plas applications deadline

    Tomorrow is the deadline for submitting online applications to enroll as a student for units in the University of Malta’s Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Plas) being offered between February and May. Units on offer in the upcoming...

  • Genomic analyses of ancient migration listed among 2016’s top 10 scientific breakthroughs

    Genomic analyses of ancient migration listed among 2016’s top 10 scientific breakthroughs

    The origins of contemporary humans have been debated for several years. High-resolution genetic data made available with recent advances in technology have made it possible to compare genomes between different human populations. The recent...

  • Awarded PhD in psychoanalytic studies

    Laner Cassar was recently awar­ded a PhD from the University of Essex, UK, for his thesis entitled ‘Bridging Imaginal Pathways: The Jungian Technique of Active Imagination and Robert Desoille’s Rêve éveillé dirigé’ Method’. Following postgraduate...

  • Are you burning the midnight oil during the Christmas holidays?

    Are you burning the midnight oil during the Christmas holidays?

    Christmas holidays for students are here. Will they be able to make the most of them? Or will they instead be confined to their files, laptops and books to get all their assignments done in time and finish off their studying? Most of us know what...

  • More qualified proofreaders of Maltese

    More qualified proofreaders of Maltese

    Forty-five students were recently awarded the University of Malta’s Certificate of Proofreading in Maltese and the proofreading warrant from the National Council for the Maltese Language, after completing the one-year part-time course in...

  • Enhancing the visibility of Maltese research

    Since the implementation of the University of Malta’s Institutional Repository – OAR@UoM  –  in September 2014, there has been tremendous growth in terms of both the number of deposited material and usage. To date, the University Library managed...

  • Commission official on what makes a good interpreter

    Commission official on what makes a good interpreter

    The European Commission’s deputy director general of Interpretation, Carlos Alegria, recently visited the University of Malta and met students on its Master in Interpreting course. Alegria spoke to students about what makes a good interpreter,...

  • Innovative tent structure for Paola school yard

    Innovative tent structure for Paola school yard

    A large, retractable and illuminated tent-like structure has been installed over the recrea­tional yard of Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, enabling its students to make better use of the yard both in inclement weather as well as in...

  • History graduates rewarded for original research about WWII air battle over Malta

    History graduates rewarded for original research about WWII air battle over Malta

    BA Honours History graduates Keith Gatt and Gianluca Falzon were jointly awarded the Farsons Foundation Prize for best History Honours Thesis of 2016. History honours theses are based on original archival research and both students chose World War...

  • Think-ing about rebooting society

    Using social media for charity, promoting resilience development in children, clean food and energy, and revisiting the Great Siege of Malta are some of the many topics featured in the latest edition of Think magazine regarding ongoing research at...

  • Students sacrificing free time – survey

    A new survey of 70 University of Malta students has found that 42 per cent of students only have 10 hours of free time every week. The survey asked the students about the amount of time they spend on their studies and leisure, and whether they...

  • Mcast engineering student develops RO water quality control system

    Mcast engineering student develops RO water quality control system

    Andreas Dalli, a final year mechanical engineering student at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast), has developed a model that ensures that chemicals used to produce water by means of reverse osmosis plants are neither wasted...

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