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The University of Malta has been chosen to host the 36th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission in 2018.  The city of Valletta won the bid among competition from three other European cities. The GA will be organised by the Department of Geosciences, within the Faculty of Science.  Dr Sebastiano D’Amico, from the Seismic Monitoring and Research Group has been elected to serve as ESC vice-president for the 2 years preceding the GA.  The event will take place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre between  the 1 – 7 September 2018 and will be preceded by a one-week Young Seismologists Training Course.

The ESC is a commission within the International Association for Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior.  The General Assembly takes place every two years and brings together over 500 seismologists and young  scientists from across Europe, the United States and other continents to present the most recent research in seismology and its numerous applications.  It also addresses issues of earthquake engineering, societal aspects of seismology and education.


Outstanding Academic Title
The book "Earthquakes and their Impact on Society" has been selected by Choice magazine as"Outstanding Academic title" for 2016 
Participation at AGU
Dr Sebastiano D’Amico and Ms Daniela Farrugia (Department of Geosciences) have participated in the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting held in San Francisco (USA) from 10th to 15th December 2016.
ESC 2018
Valletta to host 36th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission in 2018
Last Updated: 9 February 2017

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