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Xjenza Online - MNS 2017 Special Issue - May 2017

This special issue of Xjenza Online reports the proceedings of the 6th Mediterranean Neuroscience Society (MNS) Conference 2017, in Malta. This biennial MNS Conference, brought together neuroscientists from Mediterranean regions and worldwide international experts at the forefront of basic and clinical neuroscience.

The MNS2017 programme included 8 plenary lectures, the FENS special lecture, more than 60 symposia and hundreds of poster presentations which will further stimulating interaction between participants.

The 6th MNS Conference has been organised with the support of the University of Malta, and Malta Chamber of scientists. We also thank FENS, IBRO and all the other partners for their support.

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Call for Applications: Xjenza Editor-in-Chief

Xjenza Online is seeking candidates for the position of Editor-in-Chief, for a term of 5 years, beginning January 2017. The first issue under the direction of this editor is expected to be Volume 6, Issue 1 (June 2018). There is no financial compensation associated with this position. There is however an opportunity for a powerful and enriching experience at the helm of one of Malta’s most prestigious inter-disciplinary scientific and academic journals.

Apply by 31 July 2017 via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Science Policy in Malta: The Knowledge Economy

"Malta must act now to bring science within everyone’s reach, raise the next generation of problem solvers, support Maltese research at every level, and invest in RD&I for a high-value sustainable economy."

The Malta Chamber of Scientists is concerned that science is not being given its due importance in Malta. This document outlines an inclusive vision for a cohesive science policy that will impact positively across the Maltese economy and will help ensure its continued prosperity. By identifying key issues and proposing solutions, this document provides a blueprint for the future of science in Malta.

Download the press release here.

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