NSTF Science Expo 2014

Once again the National Student Travel Foundation (NSTF) is organising the Science Expo which will be held between 5th and 12thApril at the Institute of Applied Science at MCAST, Paola. 

During the expo over 80 projects prepared by Primary, secondary and post-secondary students will be exhibited. 

This year’s Science Expo will also feature several activities regarding different aspects of Science, targeting various age groups. These include:



Title of session

Prof. Adam Hart

Biologist and Professor of Science Communication, University of Gloucestershire

Wonderful world of ants and bees

Mel Evans

Undergraduate student of Animal Biology, University of Gloucestershire

The future of biology 
Animals of the past

Catherine Coolican Smith

Undergraduate student of Animal Biology, University of Gloucestershire

Aliens in our Oceans

Dr. Muriel Grenon

School of Natural Sciences
National University of Ireland Galway

“Fantastic DNA”
Hands on molecular biology with Cell EXPLORERS

Nancy Otilia Cunniffe

Claire Concannon

Dr. Lee Reilly

University of Aberdeen

Good vibrations, what are you throwing away? 
An IR Spectroscopy workshop
Spectroscopy in a suitcase supported by RSC

Dr. Helen Aspinall

University of Liverpool

Molecules with no manners

Dr. Sarah Glover

Education and Outreach Researcher 
Bristol ChemLabS
University of Bristol

Gases in the Air
supported by RSC, Chemistry Department(UoM), Bristol ChemLabs

Dr. Gurpreet Kaur

Organic Geochemistry Unit
School of Chemistry
University of Bristol

Salomé Matos

PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Ask an Astronomer!

Daniela Micallef


Robots in Action. 

Keith Vassallo
ICE Malta's roadshow team

ICE Malta

Using Film to Create Content
ICT for any career



G-tech App 

Michelle Bonello, Maria Izzo and Stephanie Chetcuti

Commerce Department, Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business.

'Learning about Trademarks, Patents, Designs and Copyright'.


MCAST – institutes of:
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Information and Communication Technology
Applied Science
Building and Construction
Art and Design


Cutaway views of vehicles 
Live soldering sessions 
Fiber optic communication

Mechanics and optics
Infectious Exhibition,

Keith Aquilina

eLearning Centre within the Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education (DQSE) and the Directorate for Educational Services (DES)

Mechanical science

Dr. Alan Deidun

University of Malta

Underwater documentaries

Paul Cassar



Ing. Albert Falzon


Alternative Energy

Nicholas Bugeja, Emanuel Vella

AME Association of Model Engineers

Steam Engines, Aircraft model exhibition

Mr. Mark Theuma

MCAST, Institute of Art and Design

Little Scientists’ Village 

Ingrid Eomois

British Council

School Lab 
FameLab Auditions

Over 2500 students have already booked their place to visit the event.

For more information please visit www.nstfmalta.eu, www.facebook.com/nstfscience, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or contact us on 25588241

Schools can apply to visit the event by sending an email. 

The event will be open to the public on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th April. Visitors do not need to apply and can turn up on the day.

Although there is no entrance fee, NSTF will be accepting a €1 donation which will support a philanthropic cause.


  • Ministry for Education and Employment
  • Parliamentary Secretariat for Research and Innovation
  • Ministry for Gozo
  • Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change
  • Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties
  • Ministry for Energy and the Conservation of Water
  • MITA
  • European Commission representation in Malta
  • Chemistry Department (UoM)
  • RSC – Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Bristol ChemLabs
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • National University of Ireland Galway
  • Irish Embassy
  • STC Training
  • IMS Ltd
  • ICE Malta
  • Agenda Book shop
  • LEVO
  • Commerce Department, Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business.
  • Photocity
  • British Council
  • PIN
  • Agenda
  • Word for Word




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