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Science in the City 2018: Call for Proposals

Science in the City, European Researchers’ Night, has established itself as one of Malta’s largest national festivals and the only science and arts festival hosted in Valletta. With over 28,000 visitors last year alone, it is a fantastic opportunity for scientists and artists to collaborate and get creative. Our objectives are listed in the appendix. We are a platform for art installations, exhibitions, music, comedy, theatre and the performing arts, which engage citizens with science. We’re looking forward to your participation.

Our theme this year is Science in Culture. Proposals and participation outside this theme will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please get in touch before submission. 

Important Dates 

Deadline for proposal submission is by midnight 7th January 2018. Applicants will be notified by end January 2018.

A Networking & Info session about the call, explaining the topics will be held on the 20th December at 6:30pm:
The Events Room, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation (CEBI), Level 2, Dar Ġuzeppi Zahra, University of Malta.

The festival will take place on the night of the 28th September, 2018. The events should preferably also be available for Notte Bianca 2018, the following week. The possibility of other locations on different dates can also be requested.

Ways to participate?

Project Proposals that can include a range of art/science events from performances to plays and installations.

Participation in existing project ideas: artists, curators, musicians, performers, students, researchers and others are needed.

Click here for full details on the call for proposals.

Click here to download the proposal application form.

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Xjenza Online - Vol. 5 Issue 2 - December 2017 Out Now!

Xjenza Volume 5, Issue 2 - December 2017

Xjenza is the Journal of the Malta Chamber of Scientists and is published by the Chamber in electronic format. Xjenza is a peer-reviewed, open access international journal. The scope of the journal encompasses research articles, original research reports, reviews, short communications and scientific commentaries in all fields of science.

After receiving a bit of a face lift we are pleased to announce that the tenth issue in the New Online Series has just been published and currently available as open access. The full Journal can be downloaded here, or you may wish to access individual articles here.