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A New Dr in the House!
University of Malta, 04 February 2022
Congrats to Dr Marie Christine Scicluna on passing her viva with flying colours!! We are so proud of you!! Welcome to the MLSP full-time squad.
New members in our group
October 2021 - January 2022
We welcome Jake back as a PhD student, after having graduated with a first class BSc. Jake has also been awarded a PhD scholarship. Well done Jake!
We also welcome Dr Hafsa Javed Ashraf as a postdoctoral research associate. Welcome Hafsa!
Team LVZ would like to congratulate Jake Ellul on being awarded a scholarship for his doctoral studies. Well done Jake!
Grace and Rebecca graduated this year, after their graduation ceremony was postponed due to the pandemic in 2020. Jake and Kyle, our 2020-2021 project students, also graduated this year. Congratulations to all!
Group Science Camp
Ta' Cenc, Gozo, June 2021
A lovely four days in the perfect setting to talk science.
Solid State textbook chapter contribution
CRC Press, August 2020
Research Excellence Award
Malta, May 2020
Fantastic news! Funding secured for Pharma Taxis project via the Research Excellence Award. Virtual award ceremony due to Covid. Watch this space for upcoming vacancies.
New Labs - Status Update
Malta Life Science Park, May 2020
We have benches!! Next on the list....let's do some science!
Malta, April 2020
Team LVZ would like to congratulate Lorella Spiteri on being awarded a scholarship for her doctoral studies. Well done Lorella!
LVZ Group Award 2019
Crystal Engineering Labs, Malta Life Science Park, 03 February 2020
Marie Christine Scicluna is the very first winner of the award, for her achievements in 2019. Here she is pictured holding her prize. Well done Marie Christine!
TemptAsian, Sliema, December 2019
Work hard, and party harder. Cheers to these awesome guys!
MSc Graduation 2019
Congratulations to Chelsey Vella, Marie Camilleri and Lorella Spiteri on their graduation. We are very proud!
New members in our group
We welcome Grace, Christian and Rebecca who will be working on undergraduate projects, and we are happy to have Lorella back as a PhD student.
Course on Radiometals by Dr Lee J. Higham
Dr Lee Higham from Newcastle University
First instruments commissioned at our new centre for solid state research
Malta Life Science Park, August 2019
James and his auxetic BAsO4 win a poster prize!
BCA 2019, Nottingham
Two talks (one invited), and two posters presented...way to go team LVZ!
BCA/CCG Durham School 2019
For Lynn, who was the only one from our group to attend the X-ray crystallography school in Durham this year, there's never too much crystallography - after Durham she went straight to Nottingham to join her mates at this year's BCA. That's the spirit Lynn!
BCA/CCG Durham School 2017
Luke and Marie Christine, with Duncan
We have it on pretty good authority that the tradition for winning Best Presentation was kept...!
Prague, October 2015
LVZ and UB research groups from Malta at the JANA Workshop in Prague.