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  • University offers support for its researchers

    The University of Malta has set up a Doctoral School to provide a central coordinating and support framework for its doctoral researchers and supervisory teams. The school’s office is at Students House on the University’s Msida campus. While...

  • Student launches her fourth book

    Student launches her fourth book

    St Martin’s College level 11 student Angela Bettoni launched her fourth book Martha Goes to Boarding School earlier this month at the school library. Addressing level 6 pupils gathered for the event, Bettoni described how her love of reading and...

  • Pupils research their DNA in anti-racism project

    Pupils research their DNA in anti-racism project

    Pupils at St Joan Antide school, Gudja, have provided DNA samples via mouth swabs that were tested in a lab in the UK to research their ancestry. Officials from Living DNA in the UK subsequently visited Malta to film the children analys­ing the...

  • Dizzying heights

    Dizzying heights

    The Alpine is back and it has reinvented the A110 with a modern style, new technology and a new engine while retaining the key components that made the original famous In a time of oversimplification and car makers vying for the market share in...

  • Universities of Edinburgh and Malta sign a collaboration agreement

    Universities of Edinburgh and Malta sign a collaboration agreement

    A memorandum of understanding was recently signed between the University of Malta and the University of Edinburgh outlining the two institutions’ shared vision of collaborating in the area of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). The concept...

  • Sport psychology doctorate

    Sport psychology doctorate

    Adele Muscat was awarded a Doctor in Philosophy degree by Liverpool John Moores University following her research in the area of football psychology. Her thesis, entitled ‘Preparing Maltese Footballers for Migratory Transitions: An Action Research...

  • Awarded M.Sc in Health Studies

    Charmaine Schembri was recently conferred a Master of Science in Health Studies (Clinical Practice) with Merit by the University of Dundee. For her dissertation, Ms Schembri conducted a systematic review of the information patients are provided...

  • 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...