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WORLD WATER DAY 

World Water Day was celebrated on Thursday 22 March 2012. For this the Geography Division at the Mediterranean Institute and the University of Malta Geographical Society (UMGS) organised a seminar on the Geographies of Water.

The event took place in the Common Room of University House, Msida Campus between 1100hrs and 1300hrs. The seminar was addressed by Dr Julia Brown from the Geography Department of the University of Portsmouth and various other speakers who carry out research on various geographical aspects related to water resources and management.

SEMINAR SCHEDULE

UNIVERSITY SEMINAR DISCUSSES WATER

 


 

QUALITY OF LIFE
SEMINAR AND LECTURE SERIES


VISITING LECTURER: Dr LARS KELLER, UNIVERSITY OF INNSBRUCK
Dr Lars Keller is a Senior Lecturer at the Institut für Geographie at the Universität Innsbruck. Since completing his PhD on the  Quality of Life in the Alpine Space he has been a research visitor at the Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille and  the Institut de Géographie Alpine, Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble. Dr Keller’s regular visits to Malta are made possible through the EuRopean Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students, Erasmus  Programme.

click HERE to view the programme

DEAN'S LIST AWARD

Inclusion in the Dean's List is based on the level of academic achievement during the first two years of the Course.

To feature in the Dean's list, students must have high percentile scores/grades in:

  • Principal Areas of Study (B.A.)
  • Principal and Subsidiary Areas of Study (B.A. (Hons.))
  • Optional Units (B.A. and B.A. (Hons.))

The following are the criteria currently being used:

  • 80 ECTS with Grade "A" or better
  • 20 ECTS - Grade B+
  • 20 ECTS - Passes
  • No fail/re-sit
  • Recommendation from the Head of Department/Co-ordinator

Image of event held in academic year 2010/11

Image of event held in academic year 2011/12


VISIT BY ACADEMICS FROM UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH 

One of the schemes that the Geography Department at the Faculty of Arts taps in order to enhance the international flavour of its teaching programme and strengthens the research profile of staff is the ERASMUS programme....read more

View photo 1 and photo 2 in connection with this fieldtrip.

 


CULTURAL GEOGRAPHIES

The Geography Department will be hosting three foreign lecturers between Monday 6th and Friday 10th May...view programme here.  One of the events includes a seminar scheduled for Thursday 8th May, where all the three lecturers will be delivering talks which includes topics related to food and teenage geographies...view programme here.

View photo 1, photo 2 and photo 3 in connection with the seminar.

 


GEOGRAPHY MATTERS.........DISCOVER UNIVERSITY

The Department of Geography at the Faculty of Arts is planning to commemorate this event during Discovery Week at the university. The programme will  aim to concentrating on the multidisciplinary aspect of Malta’s part in the First World War. This will include, amongst others, presentations on the changing geographies, aviation milestones, selected music, and local literature  pertaining to the war, its immediate aftermath, and as it shaped the century.

Within the local scenario Malta was spared the direct conflict experienced in Europe but faced the harsh realities of the effects of modern industrial warfare by having the island used as a base for refurbishing the British and Allied naval and merchant fleets, caring for the injured coming from the Mediterranean theatres of war and used as a convalescent camp for the troops. As a result, and as in previous occasions, the hostilities generated a degree of economic well-being and also earned Malta the title of 'Nurse of the Mediterranean'.... more info here


March 2015 

The Department of Geography will be hosting a series of lectures delivered by foreign academics.  Further information can be obtained here..... 


MAY 2015

UPCOMING LECTURES BY VISITING LECTURERS:

 

- May 4th - May 8th

Professor Mauro Soldati from University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Coastal Geomorphology and Landslide displacement

 

- May 14th - May 15th

Professor David Chester from Liverpool Hope University

titles to be announced later 

 



 

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Last Updated: 27 March 2015

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