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  • Gasan Foundation supporting two diverse University of Malta research projects

    Two  University of Malta research projects, one aimed at conservation and heritage and the other aimed at the issue of…

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  • Vodafone Malta Foundation donates €113,000 for research in new technology for pain reduction for hospitalised children

    The Vodafone Malta Foundation and the University of Malta are to develop cutting-edge technology involving virtual reality to reduce pain…

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  • Conservation project of d’Aleccio’s Great Siege wall paintings launched

    The Department of Conservation and Built Heritage of the University of Malta and Heritage Malta are embarking on a partnership,…

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  • UM Academic delivers keynote at Brussels Conference

    Professor Valerie Sollars was invited to deliver a keynote presentation at a conference entitled Small children, great opportunities:  How to tackle…

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  • Research breakthrough that aims to protect patients at risk from stroke

    A collaborative study between scientists at the University of Malta (J.Vella, C. Zammit, and M. Valentino) and the University Peninsula…

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  • Chiswick House School celebrates ‘Wear a Hat day’ for research

    Brain awareness month was celebrated in a unique and colourful way at Chiswick House School, with flamboyant hats being created…

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  • ALIVE Charity Foundation donates €100,000 for University cancer research

    The ALIVE Charity Foundation has donated €100,000 to the Research Trust (RIDT) of the University of Malta for Cancer Research.…

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  • Research into Innovative Medicines for Individuals with Degenerative Brain Diseases

    The funding of research by the Centre for Molecular Medicine & Biobanking of the University of Malta offers new hope…

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  • ‘Jazz for the Brain’ concerts donate to stroke research

    Following the successful Jazz for the Brain performances held during the Science in The City festival 2017 in Valletta this September,…

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  •  The Vodafone Malta Foundation donates €100,000 towards research for new technology to facilitate research into diseases

     The Vodafone Malta Foundation and the University of Malta have signed an agreement to facilitate cutting edge research that explores…

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  • ‘Hotjar gives back’ – getting fit in aid of breast cancer research

    Hotjar, an international company founded in 2014 by Dr David Darmanin, made a donation of €2620 towards the on-going breast…

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  • BEAT IT – Screening for Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Maltese Adolescents project launched

    A project aiming to prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in adolescents was launched this morning at Mriehel Secondary School, St Theresa…

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  • Malta gets its first cancer research foundation

    Responding proactively to cancer challenges must remain top priority on our national agenda, President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca said at…

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  • Research in Dementia supported by ISL Malta and St Vincent de Paule Residence

    Researchers at the University of Malta are marking World Alzheimer’s Day on 21 September with important research that can have…

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  • HSBC Malta Foundation supports cancer research with €84,000 donation

    A novel research into chemotherapy currently underway at the University of Malta has received a fresh impetus thanks to a…

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  • The Alfred Mizzi Foundation donates €150,000 for Research into Strokes

    The Alfred Mizzi Foundation, the University of Malta and the RIDT have signed an agreement through which the Foundation will…

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  • €760 from quiz nights in aid of ALS

    July 14 marked the third Battle of the Brains, a series of quiz nights set up by Malta University Holding…

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  • LifeCycle Malta Foundation makes Donation to University of Malta

    LifeCycle Malta Foundation has once more made a donation of €25,000 to the University of Malta Research Trust (RIDT) to be…

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  • Air Malta supports RIDT’s efforts to raise funds for research

    Air Malta, the national airline, is supporting the University of Malta’s Research Trust (RIDT) in its quest to raise more…

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  • MCCF Foundation donates €132,000 towards research in Eye Disease

    The Malta Community Chest Fund (MCCF) Foundation and the Research and Innovation Development Trust of the University of Malta signed…

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  • 5 Brain Research Projects awarded funding

    Last December, the RIDT, in collaboration with the Malta Neuroscience Network within the University, issued a call for proposals for…

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  • Submission period for Green Talents Award now open

    Become a Green Talent and promote your sustainability research in Germany . Become part of an exclusive network of excellent…

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  • ALIVE Cycling Challenge donates €70,000 for Children’s Cancer Research

    ALIVE Charity Foundation, the first charity foundation to raise funds for medical research in Malta, presented another donation of €70,000,…

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  • Handel’s Messiah – fund raising concert for medical research

    RIDT is proud to present a fund raising concert featuring Handel’s most loved and popular work – The Messiah –…

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  • Call for applications -The Bjorn Formosa PhD Scholarship for Research into ALS/MND

    Call for Applications The Bjorn Formosa Advanced Scholarship for Research into ALS/MND Scholarship for PhD (Research) Student ALS/Motor Neuron Disease…

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  • Donation for Cancer research from the UoM Futsal Team

    Stefan Cutajar on behalf of the University of Malta Students’ Futsal Team in collaboration with Swieqi United FC and ASCS…

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  • ALIVE Charity Foundation funds Ph.D. Graduand Shawn Baldacchino

    Following a scholarship donated by ALIVE Charity Foundation through Action for Breast Cancer Foundation, Dr Shawn Baldacchino has now been…

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  • Donation for Cancer research from Friends of the Captain’s Table

    Ms Anne Cadle on behalf of the ‘Friends of the Captain’s Table’ in Xlendi Gozo presented a donation towards Cancer…

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  • ALS Malta Foundation to fund doctoral research programme through RIDT

    Mining the Maltese amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) gene pool is expected to be effective in pinning down novel gene abnormalities that…

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  • Call for proposals: Brain Research Projects 2016 – extended deadline

    The Research Trust (RIDT) and the Malta Neuroscience Network (MNN) would like to inform that the deadline for submission of…

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  • Call for proposals: Brain Research Projects 2016

    The University of Malta Research, Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT) and the Malta Neuroscience Network (MNN), announce the first call…

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  • Czech music in aid of Research

    The Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Malta in association with the Embassy of the Czech Republic in…

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  • University of Malta-led study discovers Motor Neuron Disease pathway to potential treatment

      A team of scientists from the University of Malta and the Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier (CNRS/Université de…

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  • ALIVE Cycling Challenge donates €100,000 for Children’s Cancer Research

    ALIVE Charity Foundation presented another record sum of €100,000 to the Research Trust of the University of Malta (RIDT) to further…

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  • Maltco Lotteries signs a cooperation agreement with the University of Malta

    Maltco Lotteries, Malta’s national lottery brand, are collaborating with the University of Malta and have signed an agreement to support…

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  • Technoline Ltd donates research equipment to University

    Technoline Ltd, agents for Shimadzu analytical equipment, has donated a new Gas Chromatograph (GC) to the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and…

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  • University of Malta receives revolutionary high end equipment donation

    University of Malta has received a donation of revolutionary high end equipment which will enhance the study of the Stroke Research…

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  • Central Bank of Malta strengthens its association with the University of Malta

    The Central Bank of Malta has renewed the agreement to establish a Central Bank of Malta Chair in Economics with the…

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