NSTF Science Expo 2015

   The 13th NSTF Science Expo 2015 took place from the 21st to the 28th      March 2015 at the Institute for Applied Science, MCAST, Paola, which included the weekend open to the general public from the 21st to the 22nd March.

Over 3000 students visited the NSTF Science Expo, which exhibited around 200 projects by local students aged 6 to 21.




 A number of local and science communicators held interactive sessions with students throughout the week namely:


Science Communicator

Interactive session

5 ¼ Games

Video game development

Bristol Chemlabs

Gases in the Air

Dr. How’s Science Wows (Dr. Naomi Lavelle)

Acids and Bases


Lego WeDo Robotics

Institute of Art and Design, MCAST

Walk along Glider

Iris Nijman (University of Leiden)

Design Your Alien

Jeppe Willads Petersen (Science Educator and Physicist)

What are colours? /Light-bending experiments/ What is light and how do 3D cinemas work?

Joao Retre (Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences)

Our Wonderful Solar System

Mel Evans (PhD student, University of Gloucestershire)

Science in Films

Shark Lab

Shark Bites – A bite size look at Sharks and the Blue Planet they call home

STC Training

Robots in Action

The Malta Police Force

The Malta Police Force Forensics Unit


A heartfelt thanks goes to all science communicators for their time and effort in conducting the sessions.


Our appreciation also goes to our sponsors namely: 


Institute of Applied Science (MCAST), ISIC Malta, Local Councils, Dutch Embassy, Ecopure, European Commission, Forestals, Fujifilm, Handkrafts, IMS Limited, J Calleya, Krystal, Malta National Aquarium, MB Distribution Ltd, Merlin Publishers, Miller Distributors Ltd, Parnis England Trucking, Photocity, Poligas, Studio Seven, The Model Shop, University of Leiden, V & F Portelli and Word for Word.


Last but not least NSTF would like to thank all students who participated in the NSTF Science Expo 2015, as well as their teachers and guardians who supported them.

 Kindly follow the link to view the photos of this year’s Expo.



Focus Areas

  • NSTF Mini European Assembly >

    The NSTF Mini European Assembly was launched in 1989. The main objective is:“to complement the formal education process of post-secondary Read More
  • NSTF Student Travel Bursaries >

    The National Student Travel Foundation (NSTF) has over the last 30 years supported over 650 students through Euro 125, 000 Read More
  • NSTF National Heritage Projects >

    Malta has a very rich cultural heritage dating back some seven millennia and more with a vast patrimony coming from Read More
  • NSTF Science Programmes >

    NSTF-Science is a series of educational programmes run by the National Student Travel Foundation on a philanthropic basis to popularise Read More
  • NSTF Prize for Initiative >

    The NSTF Prize for Initiative was set up in 1979. The “NSTF-Prize for Initiative” awards the spirit of Initiative of Read More
  • Malta Student Psychology Forum >

    The National Student Travel Foundation (Malta) – NSTF, in collaboration with Betapsi, launched the Malta Student Psychology Forum (MSPF) in 2014. Read More
  • NSTF Cultural Programmes >

    more info to follow in coming week Read More
  • 1

NSTF Education Programme Partner

NSTF Education Programme Patron

NSTF Project Supporter 2015/16

NSTF Project Contributor 2015/16