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Council Appointments - 20 December 2007

The following appointments were confirmed at the Council Meeting of 20.12.07:

Secretary

Mr Simon Sammut B.A.(Pub.Admin.),M.B.A.(Henley)

Registrar-Designate
Ms Veronica Grech  B.A.,M.Sc.

Director  of Finance
Ms Anita Aloisio B.Com.,B.A.(Hons.)(Accty.),M.B.A.(Edin.),M.B.A.(E.N.P.C.,Paris),F.I.A.,C.P.A.

 

11 January 2008



Estates & Works – Opening Hours

The Estates & Works Offices will be closed during the festive season as follows Wednesday 26th December to Tuesday 1st January both days inclusive. 

 

20 December 2007



Christmas and New Year

The University Chaplaincy will be organising this year’s Christmas Midnight Mass based on the theme Rajtha… Smajtha… Qatt Għextha? preceded by carols and animation at 2215hrs.

New Year's Eve Mass will be held at 2030hrs Both masses will be celebrated at the University Chapel, Msida. All university students and staff are most welcome. Further information may be obtained from the Chaplaincy on 2340 2341 or via e-mail: chaplaincy@um.edu.mt


 

20 December 2007



University Mailroom Closure

The University Mailroom will be closed on 26th December 2007. Processing of mail will be resumed on 27th December 2007.

 

20 December 2007



University Diaries – 2007

University Diaries 2007 can be collected from the Communications & Alumni Relations Office.

 

14 December 2007



Finance Office – Christmas Recess

The Finance Office will be closed during the festive season as follows:
between the 24th December 2007 up till 2nd January 2008, both days inclusive.

We would like to take the opportunity to wish all members of staff and students the very best wishes for Christmas and a prosperous new year.

Finance Office

 

14 December 2007



Induction Course Programme for Newly Recruited Support Staff

The Office for Human Resources Management & Development will be launching an induction course programme for newly recruited members of staff, which will be held between Tuesday 15 and Tuesday 22 January 2008.  All participants will be informed of the programme by email. 

Further information may be obtained by contacting Karen Cacciattolo on 2340 2479 or by sending an email to karen.cacciattolo@um.edu.mt

 

12 December 2007



Christmas Drinks at Chaplaincy (17 Dec.)

The Chaplaincy would like to wish you and your families a Blessed Christmas and New Year.

We would like to invite you to join us for drinks on Monday 17th December 2007 from 1230hrs till 1400hrs at Dar Manwel Magri sj (the Jesuit Residence opp. Mireva Bookshop)

RSVP by the 16th December on the 2340 2341 or chaplaincy@um.edu.mt

The Chaplaincy also would like to invite you to the Christmas Celebrations on the 24th December for the Christmas Midnight Mass at 2330hrs and on the 31st December for a Thanksgiving Mass at 2030hrs at the University Chapel.

 

12 December 2007



Library Opening Hours – Christmas Recess 2007

During the Christmas recess (Saturday 22nd December 2007 to Sunday 6th January 2008) the Library will be open:

Mondays to Fridays 0900hrs – 1700hrs

The Library will be closed on Saturdays and on the 24th (Christmas Eve) and 31st December 2007 (New Year’s Eve).
 
 

 

04 December 2007



Research and Innovation Programme – 2008

Research and Innovation Programme 2008
Business Breakfast
5th December 2007

0900hrs – 1130hrs
Corinthia San Ġorġ Hotel, St. Julians 

The Malta Council for Science and Technology is organising a business breakfast on the R&I Programme 2008, on Wednesday December 5, 2007 between 0900hrs and 1130hrs at the Corinthia San Ġorġ Hotel, St Julians.

The R&I Funding Programme was introduced in 2004 and is the most important vehicle for state financing of local research activities, both in academia as well as in government and the private sector.  The fund of Lm300,000 (€700,000) is heavily oversubscribed, with past programmes typically receiving requests for total funding in the region of Lm3 million.

The objectives of this event are as follows:

  • to raise awareness of the importance of R&I in today’s socio-economic environment
  • to highlight local competencies and activities in local research
  • to disseminate the benefits of the fund through the presentation of a number of case-studies of projects which have been financed through this fund.

 
Registration can be done online through MCST website at www.mcst.gov.mt under the Events section.

Participation is free of charge.

Agenda
0900hrs   Registration
0930hrs   Welcome Note
              Prof. Juanito Camilleri, Chairman, MCST
0945hrs   Opening Address
              Hon. Minister Ċensu Galea
1000hrs   R&I Programme 2008 Overview
              Dr Brian Warrington, CEO, MCST

R&I 2006 Projects Overviews
1015hrs   HOTER Project Overview
              Ing. Marco Cremona, Sustech Consulting
1025hrs   The development of a laparoscopic surgery tool Project Overview
              Dr Ing. Jonathan Borg, Dept of Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UoM

R&I 2004 Projects Success Stories
1035hrs   Modelling of Materials with unusual Mechanical and Thermal Properties
              Prof. Joseph Grima, Dept of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, UoM
1045hrs   Computational Intelligence Techniques for Control of complex Systems
              Dr Ing. Simon G. Fabri, Dept of Systems & Control Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UoM
1055hrs   Screening of Maltese Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for Pharmacological Activity
              Dr Everaldo Attard, Institute of Agriculture, UoM

1105hrs   Closing Remarks 

Further details:
Malta Council for Science & Technology
Villa Bighi, Bighi Kalkara CSP 12 Malta
Tel: +356 21 660340
Fax: +356 21 660341
Email: rtdi.mcst@gov.mt                                  

 

 

04 December 2007



 

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