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  • 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...

  • Malta in project testing ECVET system in Russia, Uzbekistan

    Malta in project testing ECVET system in Russia, Uzbekistan

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) is involved in an Erasmusplus project aimed at pilot testing the European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) in the Russian and Uzbek education systems. The second...

  • 13th IOI Regional Ocean Governance Course kicks off

    13th IOI Regional Ocean Governance Course kicks off

    A total of 18 participants from various countries bordering the Mediterranean, Baltic, Black and Caspian Seas and beyond are taking part in the 13th edition of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) Regional Ocean Governance Course in Malta. They...

  • Clinical pharmacy teaching workshop

    Clinical pharmacy teaching workshop

    Thirty-five educators and pharmacists from 11 countries recently attended a workshop at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus on clinical pharmacy teaching. The workshop was aimed at providing an insight into aspects of curriculum design,...

  • Seminar on understanding violent extremism

    Seminar on understanding violent extremism

    ‘Understanding violent extremism’ – one of the most challenging questions in geopolitics today – is the theme of a seminar and discussion to be held on Tuesday at the University of Malta. The guest speaker is Prof. Ian Linden from St Mary’s...

  • Doctorate in nursing

    Catherine Sharples has been awarded a doctorate in nursing by the University of Manchester. Her thesis, entitled ‘History of nursing professionalisation in Malta (1964-1996)’ focussed on how demographic and educational changes and political...

  • Malta’s participation in EU Codeweek boosted

    Malta’s participation in EU Codeweek boosted

    The number of sessions carried out in Malta as part of EU Codeweek 2017 between October 7 and 22 was the highest per capita compared to other European countries, said Carm Cachia, executive coordinator, eSkills Malta Foundation. During the...

  • University, Mita sign collaboration agreements

    The University of Malta and the Malta Information Technology Agency (Mita) have signed a two-year framework agreement to establish mutually beneficial collaboration that allows for a number of initiatives to take shape according to separate...

  • Bridging business-student gaps

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) and the Malta Employers Association have agreed to collaborate to provide training and work placements for students on business-related courses at Mcast and to identify and address gaps...

  • Paola school installs borehole to recharge water table

    Paola school installs borehole to recharge water table

    In a first project of its kind at a Church school, Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, recently inaugurated a water borehole that will channel collected rainwater back into the water table. During the inauguration, school headmaster...

  • Universities call for Brexit talks

    Leaders of 22 European higher education bodies, including University of Malta rector Alfred Vella, have called for the speeding up of Brexit negotiations so that talks can begin over the future of European research, collaboration, and student...