Author archive for RIDT

  • 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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  • The Biobank – One of Malta’s Best Kept Secrets

    Since 1989, every child born in Malta has been tested for hereditary haemoglobin disorders in a project conducted jointly by…

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  • Differentiation Therapy: A Cure For Childhood Cancer?

    How can differentiating cancerous cells help researchers come up with a better cure for certain cancers? To find out, we…

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  • The KLF1 Gene – A Maltese Discovery

    What is genetic behaviour? And how does understanding its workings help researchers find cures for diseases? Here we chat to…

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