NSTF Science Days in Gozo 3rd edition official launch
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In addition to the NSTF Science Expo taking place in Malta this March, NSTF is organising the 3rd edition of the NSTF Science Days in Gozo, which will take place at Gozo College Boys' Secondary School, Victoria, a week before.
Dr Christian Zammit, Chief of Staff at the Ministry for Gozo launched this 3rd edition of the NSTF Science Days in Gozo.
Partnering with Gozo College and sponsored by the Ministry for Gozo, NSTF Science Days will take place on Tuesday, the 1st of March and last until the Awards Night on Thursday, the 3rd of March at 6.30pm.
First launched in 2014 at the Ministry for Gozo, the NSTF Science Days in Gozo forms part of the annual showcase of Gozitan student submissions for the NSTF Science programmes of artwork and photography with a scientific theme, as well as scientific research and experiments carried out by the students themselves.
Dr Zammit said that NSTF Science Days in Gozo aims to expose the potential of Gozitan students through such programmes and increase the number of young people who embark on a career in the world of science.
Mr Stivala, General Secretary of NSTF, said that over 400 entries for the various NSTF Science contest this year, the presence of the NSTF programmes in Gozo is continuing to grow.
The programmes include the NSTF Science Art Contest, NSTF Primary School Contest for Young Scientists, NSTF School Contest for Young Scientists, School Lab (organised in collaboration with the British Council) and the NSTF Science Photo Contest.
The event not only allows the students to present their research to visitors, but will also include interactive sessions conducted by various science communicators and exhibitors.
Christian Zammit thanked NSTF for such an opportunity. He also gave special thanks to the Malta National Aquarium, Downtown Hotel, HSBC and McDonalds for their support.
A full programme will be available closer to the date. For more details, please visit www.nstfmalta.eu.
Photograph: MGOZ/George Scerri