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  • 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...

  • e-leadership skills needed

    For the European economy to grow and compete with the rest of the world, countries in Europe needs a significant amount of e-leaders – people capable of driving successful innovation by taking advantage of the latest advances of digital technologies.

  • University fundraiser wants you to row for a cause

    University fundraiser wants you to row for a cause

    Active philanthropists have been invited to give their arms a solid workout and row indoors in aid of Dar tal-Providenza.  The fundraising event, which will take place on Monday 19 December between 9am and 4pm at Dar l-Istudent, will allow...

  • Malta Junior Science Olympiad

    St Augustine College students Kurt Abela, Robert Bugeja and James Zerafa are the winners of the third edition of the Malta Junior Science Olympiad 2016. Maria Regina College Secondary School, Zokrija, Mosta, and St Thomas More College Secondary...

  • Reinterpreting poetry through creative arts

    Mcast’s Institute for the Creative Arts and St Ignatius College Ħandaq Middle School have launched a joint Kreattiv project aimed at exploring alternative channels of expressing the process of learning. During the project, 4th formers at St...

  • Robotics Week event at Mcast

    Mcast lecturers gave talks and presentations to over 50 students from the college’s Foundation College on robotics and Arduino, programming robots to Mindstorm and introduced them to magazines related to robotics in the Mcast library to find. The...

  • Teachers’ job shadowing experience in Germany

    Teachers’ job shadowing experience in Germany

    Five teachers from St Martin’s College, Swatar, recently underwent a job shadowing experience at Ricarda-Huch Schule in Giessen, Germany, that provided great insights into how other countries tap into their intercultural links. The teachers from...

  • International Journal of Emotional Education

    The latest edition of the International Journal of Emotional Education (IJEE volume 8, issue 2) has been issued by the University of Malta’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health. It is a special edition on social and emotional learning...

  • Reforming education

    What changes to the education system would you suggest to promote creativity and employability in students? While the University offers sound grounding in theory it should strive to give students more practice on how it is applied. Josef Cutajar,...

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