The students on the Dean's List were: First Year - Pierre Sandre Farrugia and Graziella Bartolo (Maths & Physics), Peter Borg (Maths & Statistics and Operations Research); Second Year - Arthur Burlo and Doreen Micallef (Maths & Physics), Alexander Farrugia (Maths and Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence); Third Year - Emanuel Chetcuti and Stephen Gruppetta (Maths & Physics), Claudette Spiteri (Biology and Chemistry) while the final year students were: Janet Bezzina, John Aquilina and Nadia Vella (Maths & Physics).

The Faculty of Science has recently expanded to include a new Department of Statistics and Operations Research. Research is being carried out in several fields but particular areas of interest include marine biology, environmental chemistry, alternative energy devices, algebraic graph theory and combinatorics, systems analysis and design, multimedia authoring environments and stochastic processes.

*3 February, 2000*