Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee was set up to:
  • organise training for the development of cross-disciplinary research skills for doctoral research and other skills that enhance the professional career development of doctoral graduates
  • organise training for the supervision of doctoral research
  • evaluate the quality of teaching in cross-disciplinary training activities
  • encourage and facilitate participation of those involved in doctoral research in Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) with appropriate public and private organisations
  • take into account the University’s policies on doctoral grants and scholarships and suggest strategies for improving efficiency, and
  • manage other professional development matters related to the delivery of doctoral studies that are not assigned to other offices.

Composition of the Committee

Chair
Professor Saviour Zammit

Vice Chair

Professor Nicholas Vella, Director of Doctoral School 

Members
Professor Joseph Cacciottolo, Pro-Rector for Academic Affairs 
Registrar (also as secretary)
Director for Research Support Services
Dr Anton Bartolo, Director for Corporate Research & Knowledge Transfer 
Mr James Cilia
Mr Julian Bonello (Student Representative) 
Mr Josef Borg (Student Representative)

https://www.um.edu.mt/about/governance/committees/professionaldevelopmentcommittee