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Untangling Parkinson’s Disease

MDPADr Neville Vassallo MD PhD, senior lecturer at the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, has been invited by the Malta Parkinson’s Disease Association to deliver a talk on his research on Parkinson’s disease. 

During the talk is entitled 'Untangling Parkinson’s Disease', Dr Vassallo will discuss the latest findings from his research. The research, conducted in close collaboration with the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich, aims to develop new drugs for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. 

The talk will be held on Saturday 10 October from 10:00 to 11:30 in the Multi Purpose Hall at the Ministry of Education and Employment, Floriana.

To reserve your seat contact the Malta Parkinson’s Disease Association.

 

05 October 2015



Working with Migrants, Asylum Seekers & Refugees (23 Oct.)

The Malta Association of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice is organising a seminar led by world renowned experts on Working with Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees: A Psychosocial Family Perspective. It is going to be held at Mount St Joseph Retreat House, Targa Gap, Mosta on Friday 23 October 2015 from 0830hrs to 1400hrs. Local professionals working with migrants, asylum seekers and refugees will help us better understand the challenges faced within the local context.   

The price of this seminar is 50 Euros including coffee break and sandwiches. The price for early bird, students and MAFT‐SP members is 40 euros. To book kindly contact: josephm@maltanet.net.  The deadline for early bird registration is the 16 October 2015.

 

30 September 2015



Lecture on ADHD (8 Oct.)

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ADHD Malta would like to invite you & your association to join us for a lecture about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) by our foreign speaker: 

Dr. Nicholas Myttas 

Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (U.K)

“Dr. Myttas trained in adult psychiatry at the Charing Cross Hospital and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at St George’s Hospital in London. He worked as a consultant in the NHS for seventeen years developing services for neuro-developmental disorders, teaching and training medical students, and trainee psychiatrists at Queen Mary’s and Bart’s Hospital Medical School and professionals allied to medicine, before moving on to full time private practice. He has had additional training at the Institute of Family Therapy, the Tavistock Centre and the Anna Freud Centre, in London. 

He is a member of various national and international organisations, on the professional advisory board of ADDISS (the UK ADHD national charity) and complaints adviser (clinical associate) to the Care Quality Commission (the independent regulator of Health and Social Care in the UK). 

He has an interest in integrative treatment approaches combining psychopharmacology and psychotherapy.”

Date: Thursday 8 October 2015   

Time: 1700hrs to 1830hrs 

Location: Central Auditorium, Mater Dei Hospital (Swatar)

This lecture is part of the ADHD-Europe October ADHD Awareness campaign.   

This invitation is specifically open to: MDH staff, medical specialists, pediatricians and general practitioners, mental health and general nurses as well as students, all related private practitioners, occupational therapists & psychologists, etc. and relevant university students.

We would appreciate if you could kindly inform us of your attendance on our email: adhdmalta@gmail.com by not later than 7 October 2015

Students attending will be asked to sign an attendance sheet and receive a (paper) certificate.

 

30 September 2015



Opportunities for first year and other students

NSTS is offering the following opportunities to students:
  • NSTF Malta Student Psychology Forum
  • NSTF Mini European Assembly
  • NSTF Malta Student Science Forum5
  • NSTF Contest for Young Scientists
  • NSTF Science Photo Contest
For further information kindly visit NSTF Malta.

 

29 September 2015



Invitation: What is happening in Libya and why is it important? (9 Oct.)

An Exceptional Debate on Libya to be Held in Malta, Friday 9 October 2015*

"What is happening in Libya and why is it important? From Africa’s Richest State Under Gaddafi to Failed State After NATO aggression"

Special guest from Belgium: Mohamed Ali Hassan, one of the greatest contemporary experts on the Arab and Muslim world.

  • Why is Libya important?
  • Where is Libya going?
  • What are the causes of the migrant Crisis?
  • What happened with the “arab spring” ?

These are just some of the questions that will be addressed by our diverse group of panelists, including:
            
​Journalist at RT ​Mrs Ramona Wadi (Chairing Panel)
Prof. Mohamed  Ali Hassan, specialist in geopolitics and the Arab world
Dr Katherine Camilleri , Director Jesuite Refugee Service Malta
Mr Victor De Giovanni, Communist Party Malta
Video Link – Mustafa El Zaidi, Committee Coordinator at the Libyan People’s National Movement

JOINS US TO PUSH BACK DISINFORMATION! 

We need to understand the world we live in, we require news with critical points of view, thorough analysis and social commitment.

This information is vital to think, to understand and to change. The world demands a new perspective!

If you cannot attend please encourage your network to come! 
  • DATE: Friday 9 of October  2015
  • TIME: 1830hrs
  • Doors open at 1800hrs 
  • Event will begin at 1830hrs sharp!
  • VENUE: Workers Memorial Building, GWU, South Street - Valletta (2nd Floor- Council Room)
Invite, share, forward, participate! Visit the Facebook page for more information.

Email us at gnientalgherf@gmail.com for more info.

Fee: free
 


*​This is a very important activity in politics and theory.

 

29 September 2015



Short Films Under The Stars 2015 (27 Sept.)

Short films under the stars


at Villa Bologna, Attard on Sunday 27 September at 2000hrs

Filmmakers are often asked the broad question: why make a short film? As they do not necessarily translate to fame and fortune. However, when it comes to short films, the game is changing. Over the past six years, the number of short film narratives available has exploded and opened up new pathways for rising filmmakers. In collaboration with the Concorto Film Festival in Piacenza, Italy, the CFF team has prepared a selection of some of their best shorts that will be screened on the night. Presented by Antonella Axisa, Short Films Under The Stars celebrates how short film cinema is now at the centre of innovative storytelling, with new directors making their first mark in the filmmaker's playground with new ideas and new filming techniques. Thousands of shorts are created across the world every year, and as time passes there isn’t a better time to produce a short film as its becoming a frequently watched medium. Short Films Under The Stars champions independent productions from across the world. Great Short films continue to be made and these films don’t necessarily get to cinemas or to TV. We believe that this festival is the ideal place for such productions, and is an important alternative distribution and exhibition platform. This is the film event where the audience is given the opportunity to vote for the best film. Filmmakers are encouraged to submit their own short films for the 2016 edition of Short Films under the Stars.

Entrance is 10 euros and includes wine and canapés including free popcorn. For bookings please email euromediaforum@gmail.com or text to +356 99454066. For event details visit the Facebook page.

This event is being done in collaboration with Villa Bologna, Concorto Film Festival and Euro Media Forum.

 

25 September 2015



World Tourism Day 2015 (26-27 Sept.)

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24 September 2015



St Paul Choral Society Concert (2 Oct.)

St Paul Choral Society presents a Concert of French and Maltese Sacred Music in aid of the Richmond Foundation.

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22 September 2015



90 Years of Film: A Concert (25-26 Sept.)

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The Malta Film Commission proudly presents: 90 Years of Film - A concert to celebrate 90 Years of Malta as a film location.  

For the past 90 years, Malta has welcomed a vast number of films such as Midnight Express, Gladiator, The Count of Monte Cristo and Troy amongst many more. To celebrate Malta's 90-year film legacy, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, under the artistic direction of Brian Schembri, will be performing a variety of soundtracks from films that have been shot in Malta. 
 
With special performances from Julie Zahra, you are guaranteed to experience an evening of exhilarating film culture with a great atmosphere. To book your tickets, simply visit MMC's website to reserve your seats.

View the trailer for the event.

 

17 September 2015



The St Paul Choral Society is recruiting!

Do you enjoy singing? Are you able to attend choir rehearsals on Wednesdays between 1900hrs and 2100hrs? If so, the St Paul Choral Society is recruiting and has some vacancies for tenors, basses and high sopranos. Young voices are particularly welcome.

For further information please call 79705692 or email director@spcs.info. Visit our Facebook.

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16 September 2015



 

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