Author: Communications

December 19, 2022 Communications

The Journal of Marine Science & Engineering (SCIE-indexed, IF:2.744; ISSN 2077-1312) is an international open access journal reporting on marine science. A call for submission of papers to a Special Issue entitled “New Frontiers Research on Ocean Observation” has been recently published (https://lnkd.in/g7CTWsE2). This initiative bears the MCAST flag through Aldo Drago, Professor in Oceanography…

December 15, 2022 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) held the opening launch of the 4th edition of its annual Research and Innovation EXPO 2022. This two-day event recognises research endeavors, in a variety of disciplines, conducted under 29 research themes across  the six College Institutes and Centres. Over 80 participants registered for this yearly…

December 12, 2022 Communications

Mr William Dimech, a senior lecturer at the Institute of Engineering and Transport (IET) within the Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) has had his engineering research project nominated for the Engineering Excellence Awards 2022. The nominated engineering project namely, ‘Design and Implementation of a Solar Powered Programmable Electronic Charge Controller for Supercapacitor-based…

December 9, 2022 Communications

The Malta Food Citizen Lab final gala event took place at Ghammieri farm on the 5th December 2022. The event honourably welcomed H.E Kerem A. Kiratli Ambassador of Turkey to Malta, Mr Brian Vella CEO of Malta Food Agency , Ms Selen Tokcan Secretary General of Sabri Ulker Foundation, Food Trust Ambassadors, the project implementors…

December 7, 2022 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) hosted around 90 career guidance teachers, and professionals from state, church, and independent schools for a seminar titled, ‘Your Route to Success’, following the College’s new prospectus launch. During the seminar career guidance teachers were presented with the new MCAST prospectus, and a presentation on how…

December 6, 2022 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) officially launched the new prospectus for the academic year 2023-24 offering 200 courses from introductory level to degree courses. The vocational qualifications offered by the College include a strong element of work-based learning for students to enjoy practical, hands-on learning in various subjects, including creative arts,…

December 5, 2022 Communications

Students following courses at the Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) won the IEEE Region 8 Robot Championships 2022, organised by Dr Conrad Attard, Chair of IEEE Region 8  Professional and Educational Activities and the IEEE Malta Section. Jean-Paul Bonavia, Gabriel Giordmaina, and Zack Farrugia, who are currently reading for a Bachelor of…

November 29, 2022 Communications

The European Commission awarded the Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) with the 2022 European Innovative Teaching Award for work related to the Erasmus+ KA2 project code-named Connect2018 in the category of ‘Learning together, promoting creativity and sustainability in VET schools. The project brought together the cities of Valletta and Leeuwarden, the European…

November 28, 2022 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) held a research-themed conference, titled, ‘Fueling Creative Minds Through Applied Qualitative Research’ on campus in Paola. A total of 113 delegates registered and attended this informative and educational conference. Through-out the conference local academics and students presented 25 paper presentations, and 18 poster exhibits. International academics…

November 25, 2022 Communications

Students following courses at the Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST), successfully launched a special spatial balloon from Germany that reached the stratosphere. This Erasmus+ project was led by the Institute of Engineering and Transport (IET) senior lecturer Dr Ing. Clive Seguna, assisted by technician Ivan Fabri. Students are currently following Advanced Diplomas…