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  • International Journal of Emotional Education

    Social and emotional learning and diversity is the main theme of a special edition of the International Journal of Emotional Education (volume 9, issue 2). It contains nine papers on the subject by authors from Austria, Croatia, Greece, Italy,...

  • National Sport School wins Science Olympiad

    National Sport School wins Science Olympiad

    A team of students from the National Sport School, Pembroke, comprising Brooke Agius, Liam Scicluna and Malcolm Vassallo, won the fourth edition of the Malta Junior Science Olympiad, held recently at Gozo College’s Victoria Secondary School. A...

  • Medical English for Chinese students

    Medical English for Chinese students

    University of Malta pro-rector Prof. Godfrey Baldacchino (foreground, second from left) recently visited the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine where he met a group of 17 Chinese students who will be attending a bespoke intensive...

  • Studies on the role of hope for well-being

    The University of Malta’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health recently published its fourth monograph on Hope and Well-being: Psychosocial Correlates and Benefits by Dr Alena Slezackova from the Czech Positive Psychology Centre at...

  • IOI honour for University rector

    IOI honour for University rector

    The University of Malta rector was recently conferred the International Ocean Institute’s Elisabeth Mann Borgese Medal in recognition of his support of the IOI and its capacity development, education and training programmes offered in Malta. Past...

  • Public talk on traffic management

    Prof. Markos Papageorgiou will deliver a public talk on traffic management in the era of vehicle and communication systems on December 14 at 5.30pm at the University of Malta’s Engineering Lecture Theatre. Prof. Papageorgiou is director of the...

  • Maths mastery award for Chiswick House School

    Maths mastery award for Chiswick House School

    Chiswick House School, San Ġwann, was recently awarded the status of International Model School for teaching Maths for Mastery. The school, which uses the new Singapore Maths approach, was audited last month by the Maths – No Problem team, which...

  • Pastoral Formation Institute graduation

    Pastoral Formation Institute graduation

    A total of 135 people successfully completed one of 16 courses held during the 2016-2017 academic year organised by the Pastoral Formation Institute together with other Church entities. The courses dealt with subjects such as the family, Church...

  • Maltese student places first in European engineering heat

    Maltese student places first in European engineering heat

    Donald Dalli, a student at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Engineering, placed first in a heat of the European Speak Out for Engineering Competition (SOFE) held in Seville, Spain. He was competing against contestants from Germany, Spain and...

  • Innovative merging of science with the arts

    Steam is a unique EU-funded pro­ject that combines science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts with the arts to create imaginative science communication. It is led by the University of Malta and involves several other academic...

  • Research project develops collision avoidance technology for drones

    Research project develops collision avoidance technology for drones

    Technology that can enable drones to ‘sense and avoid’ collisions with aircraft has been successfully designed, built and de­veloped in Malta in a project involving the University of Malta’s Institute of Aerospace Technologies, local tech company...

  • Art competition launched

    All local secondary schools and colleges have been invited to submit five of the best artworks produced by their students to a new art competition called the Sovereign Art Foundation Students Prize. Launched by Sovereign Trust (Malta) Ltd, it will...

  • The Gozo Observer published

    The University of Malta’s Gozo campus recently published the 36th edition of The Gozo Observer. In an article entitled ‘Women: pregnancy and childbirth in Gozo 1867-1914’, Sandra Portelli focuses on the role of Gozitan women, the trials and...

  • On becoming a full-stack developer

    ICT professionals and practitioners are very much in demand all over Europe. The growth of the digital economy has pushed the demand for better and smarter digital professionals and technical practitioners. New technologies have emerged in...

  • School donates supplies to Food Bank

    Students from Our Lady Immaculate School, Ħamrun, donated a large quantity of food supplies to the Food Bank run by St Andrew’s Scots Church, Valletta. The Food Bank feeds 60 to 80 poor families a week. The donation was held to mark the first...

  • Presentations of biology research

    Presentations of biology research

    Does pet food serve as an entry route for alien plants into the Maltese islands? What effect do conifer resins have on cancer cells; and how much litter is there in Maltese coastal waters? The answers to these and many other questions will be...

  • German MBA participants hold live case study in Malta

    German MBA participants hold live case study in Malta

    Participants in the HNU University’s MBA International Extension Programme were recently hosted by the University of Malta for an intensive two-week programme of applied management master classes, seminars and industry visits. During the two-week...

  • Sliema school in ‘learning gamification’ EU project

    Newark School, Sliema, is taking part in an EU-funded project aiming to develop and test new ways of making learning of languages and other subjects more enjoyable. Together with other partners from Spain, Poland, Greece, Turkey and Italy, the...

  • Malta, Florida universities sign pharmacy education deal

    Malta, Florida universities sign pharmacy education deal

    Following a long history of cooperation between the universities of Malta and Florida the two institutions have signed a agreement to further promote their collaboration for pharmacy education and research. It also supports student and staff...

  • Service dogs inspire mobile app game

    Service dogs inspire mobile app game

    A student at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) has designed a mobile app game aimed at providing an entertaining and challenging way for players to test their awareness and acquire general knowledge on various health...