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As a member of the Malta Neuroscience Network Programme you will receive regular emails alerting you to research opportunities, current funding opportunities, news and upcoming events relevant to neuroscience and mental health researchers. Through the Network you will have access to research infrastructure and enhanced opportunities for collaboration with University colleagues. 

How to Join
If you would like to join the Malta Neuroscience Network Programme please fill in the brief online membership application.

Membership is open to: 
  • members of staff at the University of Malta
  • people employed by Maltese public hospitals
  • postdoctoral fellows and postgraduate research students enrolled at the University of Malta or abroad who are doing research in the area of neuroscience at the University of Malta 
Foreign researchers and national and international government/private companies’ researchers, NGOs and patients and their family members might also apply for adjacent membership.

Membership within the Malta Neuroscience Network Programme assumes willingness to work collaboratively with other neuroscience and mental health researchers associated with University of Malta Neuroscience Network.

More Information
The Programme for Malta Neuroscience Network, under the aegis of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, is a joint initiative among the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Information & Communication Technology, Faculty of Media & Knowledge Sciences, Faculty of Science, the Faculty for Social Wellbeing and the Centre for Biomedical Cybernetics and the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Biobanking. Prof. Giuseppe Di Giovanni has been appointed by Council as Co-ordinator until the end of 2016.

The aims of the Programme are:
  1. to encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary research that brings together academic members from all the Faculties of the University of Malta with an interest in in the rapidly growing field of Neuroscience 
  2. to promote interdisciplinary dialogue among all the disciplines involved with Neuroscience
  3. to foster research and training in neuroscience at University of Malta
  4. to hold regular meetings, seminars and conferences (Neuroscience day @ University of Malta) in which to present research ideas, discuss work in progress and generally promote the sharing and dissemination knowledge
  5. to sponsor and coordinate seminars by leading neuroscientists from home and abroad
  6. to create and maintain an electronic portal for the publications, discussion and dissemination of research
  7. to offer study-units in Neuroscience that may be included in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  8. to collaborate with local and overseas centres/universities, programmes and individuals with similar purpose and scope
  9. to raise public awareness in Neuroscience, brain disorders and mental health and other related areas through public talks, evening courses, Annual Brain Awareness Week, Brain Research Fundraising in conjunction with RIDT and different NGOs and scientific associations.
The Malta Neuroscience Network Programme is your research network, so we encourage you to contact us with suggestions on how to make this resource better for you.

For more information contact the Network Coordinator Prof. Giuseppe Di Giovanni.

Last Updated: 27 July 2015

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