Award of Marie Curie Transfer of Knowledge Fellowship Dr Mary Darmanin of the Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of Education, University of Malta, has been awarded the prestigious Marie Curie Transfer of Knowledge Fellowship at the Equality Studies Centre, University College Dublin School of Social Justice. This Fellowship is tenable for three months.

Her appointment is part of the Egalitarian and Socially Inclusive Europe (ESIE) EU project which builds on the Egalitarian World Initiative (EWI), a large inter-disciplinary and cross-university network. Dr Darmanin will provide expertise in planning specific research programmes on equality themes for the various EWI research clusters. Additionally, she will provide advanced theoretical and methodological training in Participative, Emancipatory, Feminist and Transformative Methodologies (PEFT) for doctoral students, interested staff members and civil society scholars.

Earlier this year, Dr Darmanin co-edited (with Professor Peter Mayo) the Faculty of Education’s 25 th Anniversary Volume, Education, Society and Leadership (Allied Publications). Her chapter on ‘Catholic schooling and the changing role of women: perspectives from Malta’ in Grace, G. and J. O’Keefe (Eds.) International Handbook of Catholic Education (Springer International) in is currently in press. In January, she presented a paper at the International Conference in Sociology of Education, held in London, on ICT policy and planning in the economic and education fields of practice. She is also a partner (with six other EU organisations and universities) in a recently submitted FP 7 project on religion, school and home in a comparative context.