Author archive for RIDT

  • On The Path to Curing ALS

    In recent months and weeks, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has been sprawled all over newspapers and newsfeeds. Its symptoms are…

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  • Life with ALS: The Stark Reality

    Founder of the ALS Malta Foundation, Bjorn Formosa, gives us unique insight into what it really feels like to live…

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  • How a Bucket Changed the World

    This time last year, ALS was one of the hottest topics in the world thanks to the now-infamous Ice Bucket…

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  • The Ride Of Their Lives

    Still fresh from a seven day cycling challenge through a number of European countries for charity, Nicky Camilleri, the chairperson…

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  • More about De Soldanis’ Dictionary

    Our blog from last week, De Soldanis Goes Mass Market, elicited a lot of interest. Follow this interview with one of the researchers…

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  • De Soldanis Goes Mass Market

    Written 248 years ago, De Soldanis’s Manuscript is not just a Maltese-to-Latin-to-Italian dictionary, but the immortalisation of the world in…

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  • A New Era for Breast Cancer Treatment

    Breast cancer is diagnosed to fit one of three groups, each of which requires a different treatment method. Shawn Baldacchino,…

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  • The Mobile Dental Unit – On the Road to Better Oral Health

    The RIDT-funded Mobile Dental Unit is now on the road. But what does it do? And why is it important…

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  • A Gift That Keeps on Giving

    From an early age we are taught that charity should be selfless, but what’s wrong with donating money towards something…

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  • At the Races: UoMRacing

    With a fraction of their international competitors’ budgets, the University of Malta Racing team has proven that dedication and perseverance…

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