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Postgraduate Research Seminar Series 2012/2013
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During the academic year 2012/2013, the Institute of Earth Systems organised its second annual series of evening seminars on the research being carried out by its Master and Ph.D. students. The aim of these seminars was for postgraduate students to present and discuss their research progress and findings with an audience of their academic supervisors, other academic staff members, and postgraduate and undergraduate students of the Institute.

The following three postgraduate seminars were held during 2012/2013:

27 November 2012
Sharlo CamilleriEffective agriculture policy: a case study to assess the effectiveness of agriculture land management policies in Malta
Elaine CaruanaAssessing the risk of coastal hazards on the north-east and east coast of Malta
Elaine DesiraRural development: its effects on the participation of young farmers
Martin Galea De GiovanniAssessing the influence of radical ecology concepts in challenging the current global paradigm
31 January 2013
Laurence Attard

Comparison of solarisation and biofumigants used as soil sterilisation

Mary BonelloThe sanitisation and valorisation of indigenous grapevine varieties
Lorraine BaldacchinoA qualitative study on waste management of pharmaceuticals in the local environment
Ursola CaruanaEthnobotanical evaluation of plants used by the Gozitan community
30 April 2013
John Daniel FarrugiaPerceptions & reactions of young Maltese adults regarding local environmental campaigns   
Christopher Leone GanadoClonal selection and sanitation of local varieties of Citrus spp.
Anthony MuscatCountering threats to Maltese agriculture from harmful alien species
Claudio ToscanoChanges in urban fabric in the Maltese Islands

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