PROGRAMME

Let's Talk

Meet the THINK magazine headliners and have your say at a number of debates....

Science Fair

From vortex cannons to newly discovered molecules, to underwater rovers and vertical gardens, the Science Fair this year will not disappoint.....

Crime Hunter

CRIME HUNTER ---- Help superheroes fight crime using your smartphones, with the game organised by the Department of Cognitive Science within the Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences.

Meet the Researcher

Meet the Researcher is back, reimagined and bringing researchers out of university and into Republic Street.

Meet the Researcher

Meet the Researcher is back, reimagined and bringing researchers out of university and into Republic Street.

Stages

A combination of different acts, from science and magic to a performance on social anxiety. Organisations involved: USPA, Betapsi, Gwilym Bugeja and more to be announced!

The Time Machine

Join Heritage Malta scientists on a journey of discovery, using futuristic equipment to explore our past!

Meet the Researcher

Meet the Researcher is back, reimagined and bringing researchers out of university and into Republic Street.

See the Stars

Join in the out-of-this-world experience at the MEUSAC building as we explore all things space, stars, black holes, and the EU’s space programmes, our EU corner.

Stages

A combination of different acts, from science and magic to a performance on social anxiety. Organisations involved: USPA, Betapsi, Gwilym Bugeja and more to be announced!

Just Add Science

Get ready for a scientific spectacle which will quite literally set the stage alight at this year’s Science Show! Organised by the Science Show Team.

Future of Health in the Information Age

This year’s expanded health area lures you in with a hologram never seen before in Malta, set up by HoloReality near St John’s Cathedral. This area will continue through St John’s Street and into Casino

Future of Health in the Information Age

This year’s expanded health area lures you in with a hologram never seen before in Malta, set up by HoloReality near St John’s Cathedral. This area will continue through St John’s Street and into Casino

Future of Health in the Information Age

This year’s expanded health area lures you in with a hologram never seen before in Malta, set up by HoloReality near St John’s Cathedral. This area will continue through St John’s Street and into Casino

STEAM Squared

St George’s square is being taken over by student buskers with over 20 stands in St. George’s Square full of experiments, games, competitions, painting and much more.

#Bees4Food

All Ages Join in on an interactive buzzing experience to learn more about the lives of bees and glimpse into the future of what a world without bees would be like, organised by the Greenhouse NGO partners. #Bees4Food

Read My Face

Learn about language and have your face turned into words with the Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.

Augment your Reality

Lose yourself in Augmented Reality with competitions, games and the chance to see artwork adapt before your eyes. Organisations involved: MAKS, Institute of Digital Games, Department of artificial intelligence.

Plastic Planet

Learn what our massive consumption of plastic is doing to our wildlife, and find out what you can do to help at the interactive exhibition with Wasteserv.

Jazz for the Brain

Be a part of the orchestra with immersive music performance, Jazz For The Brain (inspired by Prof. Mario Valentino and his team’s research), discarding the labels of performer and audience member.

Science of Dance

Turning the stage into a dancing model of the human brain is being presented by the Diciembre Dance Group.

Light Pushes Stuff

Light Pushes Stuff, by Late Interactive (+ quantum physicists), allows you to control an array of kinetic lights with the torch in your phone. An interactive installation about Radiation Pressure, co-funded by Malta Arts Fund and Hybrid Optomechanical Technologies (HOT).

Race Against Time

From birds and turtles to tropical fruit and climate migration, this action packed area explores the diversity of Malta’s NGOs against the backdrop of student built racing cars. Organised by: BirdLife Malta, KKG, Kopin, Nature Trust Malta, UoM Racing, Y4TE

Science at Spazju Kreattiv- Adults

Malta Cafe Sci (13-17) Cinema room
7.00pm–8.00pm Chicken and Egg
8.00pm–9.00pm Tremors
9.00pm–10.00pm Tuning into Space
Get Your Act Together (18+) Theatre room Theatre readings, with scripts by Gianni Selvaggi and Lizzie Eldridge (Valletta 2018 foundation and Malta arts fund)

7.30pm–8.45pm Do you need a Beating Heart?
9.00pm-10.15pm You make lemonade

Science at Spazju Kreattiv- Kids

Science meets Arts at Spazju Kreattiv with our unmissable selection of creative activities and exhibitions with fluffy friends and the science of forces.

6pm–9pm Studios A & B: Kids Dig Science (puppet theatre by Sean Briffa and interactive force experiments)

9pm–10pm Spot A : Transmission Interrupted (art installation by MCAST)

Cinexjenza

CineXjenza: see a great movie and have a chat exploring our future work through the TV series Black Mirror with some great AR researchers organised by Spazju Kreattiv.

Science in the House

Showcase of the exciting scientific research at the University of Malta and other research institutions to encourage discussion with Members of Parliament and citizens around the future theme— includes a Young Scientists Area, dedicated to emerging researchers.

Science at Spazju Kreattiv- Kids

Age 5+

Science meets Arts at Spazju Kreattiv with our unmissable selection of creative activities and exhibitions with fluffy friends and the science of forces.

6pm–9pm Studios A & B: Kids Dig Science (puppet theatre by Sean Briffa
and interactive force experiments)

9pm–10pm Spot A : Transmission Interrupted (art installation by MCAST)

Spazju Kreattiv, St James Cavalier

Science at Spazju Kreattiv- Adults

Age 13+

Malta Cafe Sci (13-17) Cinema room
7.00pm–8.00pm
Chicken and Egg
8.00pm–9.00pm
Tremors
9.00pm–10.00pm
Tuning into Space

Get Your Act Together (18+) Theatre room
Theatre readings, with scripts by Gianni Selvaggi and Lizzie Eldridge (Valletta 2018 foundation and Malta arts fund)

7.30pm–8.45pm Do you need a Beating Heart?
9.00pm-10.15pm
You make lemonade

Spazju Kreattiv, St James Cavalier

Science in the house

Age 13+

Showcase of the exciting scientific research at the University of Malta and other research institutions to encourage discussion with Members of Parliament and citizens around the future theme— includes a Young Scientists Area, dedicated to emerging researchers.

6pm-12am, Parliament

CineXjenza

18+

CineXjenza: see a great movie and have a chat exploring our future work through the TV series Black Mirror with some great AR researchers organised by Spazju Kreattiv.

8pm – 11pm, Parliament Stairs

Science Fair

All Ages

From vortex cannons to newly discovered molecules, to underwater rovers and vertical gardens, the Science Fair this year will not disappoint. Be sure not to miss out as it takes over Parliament Square! Organisations involved: AquaBio Tech, Centre for Literacy, Environmental Resources Agency, Faculty of Engineering, Headstart, IASSO, MACCE, MCST/Esplora, Motor Neuron Lab, Physical Oceanography Group, St Augustine College, Transport Malta

6pm – 12am, Parliament Square

Let’s Talk!

13+

Meet the THINK magazine headliners and
have your say at a number of debates.

THINKtalks: 7pm-11pm

Science Debates                                  Organisations involved: GħSL, Insite, Hybrid and MHSA:
6:30pm–7:10pm Cybercrime
7:15pm–7:55pm Euthanasia/Organ Donation
8:00pm–8:40pm Marijuana
8:45pm–9:25pm Surrogacy
9:30pm-10:10pm Robots taking our jobs

Hastings Garden

Light Pushes Stuff

All Ages

Light Pushes Stuff, by Late Interactive (+ quantum physicists), allows you to control an array of kinetic lights with the torch in your phone. An interactive installation about Radiation Pressure, co-funded by Malta Arts Fund and Hybrid Optomechanical Technologies (HOT).

6pm-12am, Ordinance Street

Science of Dance

13+

Turning the stage into a dancing model of
the human brain is being presented by the
Diciembre Dance Group.

6pm-11pm, Pjazza Teatru Rjal

Crime Hunter

All Ages

Help superheroes fight crime using your smartphones, with the game organised by the Department of Cognitive Science within the Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences.

6pm-12am, Corner with South Street & Republic Street

Race against Time

All Ages

From birds and turtles to tropical fruit and climate migration, this action packed area explores the diversity of Malta’s NGOs against the backdrop of student built racing cars. Organised by: BirdLife Malta, KKG, Kopin, Nature Trust Malta, UoM Racing, Y4TE

6pm-12am, De Valette Square

Jazz for the Brain

All Ages

Be a part of the orchestra with immersive music performance, Jazz For The Brain (inspired by Prof. Mario Valentino and his team’s research), discarding the labels of performer and audience member.
7pm, 8pm and 9pm; St. Barbara’s Church
9pm on 28th September

The Time-Machine

All Ages

Join Heritage Malta scientists on a journey of discovery, using futuristic equipment to explore our past!

7pm-11pm, Archaeology Museum

See the stars @ EU Corner

All Ages

Join in the out-of-this-world experience at the MEUSAC building as we explore all things space, stars, black holes, and the EU’s space programmes, our EU corner.

Organisations involved: MEUSAC, ISSA
and Kids in Orbit.

6pm-12am, MEUSAC Building

Future of Health in the Information Age

All Ages

This year’s expanded health area lures you in with a hologram never seen before in Malta, set up by HoloReality near St John’s Cathedral. This area will continue through St John’s Street and into Casino Maltese, where various organisations and university researchers will showcase their work. Organised by: HoloReality, National Alliance for Rare Diseases Support, Malta Chamber of Pharmacists, Malta Association of Audiologists, the Heart Foundation, Faculties of Health Science, Dental Surgery, and Medicine and Surgery, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Biobanking, RIDT, in association with a number of medical researchers from the University of Malta, and student health organisations MHSA, MPSA, MMSA.

6pm-12am
(11A) St. John’s Cathedral / St. John’s str
(11B) Casino Maltese
(11C) In front of Casino Maltese Old Theatre Street.

Plastic Planet

All Ages

Learn what our massive consumption of plastic is doing to our wildlife, and find out what you can do to help at the interactive exhibition with Wasteserv.

6pm-12am, Opposite the Law Courts

Just add Science

All Ages

Get ready for a scientific spectacle which will quite literally set the stage alight at this year’s Science Show! Organised by the Science Show Team.

7pm-10.30 pm, In front of Law Courts

Augment your reality

All Ages

Lose yourself in Augmented Reality with competitions, games and the chance to see artwork adapt before your eyes.

Organisations involved: MAKS, Institute
of Digital Games, Department of artificial
intelligence.

6pm-12am, Under the Arches near Pjazza Regina

Read my Face

5+

Learn about language and have your face turned into words with the Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.

6pm-12am, Pjazza Regina

STEAM Squared

All Ages

St George’s square is being taken over by student buskers with over 20 stands in St. George’s Square full of experiments, games, competitions, painting and much more.

Organisation involved: ALLT, ASCS, Betapsi, ELSA, ESA, HoASA, IEEE Student Branch, KSU, MADS, MHSA, MMSA, MUHS, S-Cubed, SIERA, SPS, STEAM, The Yuppie, UESA and DTEAM educators. CommA will also be helping with evaluation.

6pm-12am, St George’s Square

#Bees4Food

All Ages

Join in on an interactive buzzing experience to learn more about the lives of bees and glimpse into the future of what a world without bees would be like, organised by the Greenhouse NGO  partners. #Bees4Food

6pm-12am, President’s Palace/Neptune Court

Meet the Researcher

All Ages

Meet the Researcher is back, reimagined and bringing researchers out of university and into Republic Street.

6pm-10pm, Republic Street

Stages

All Ages

A combination of different acts, from science and magic to a performance on social anxiety. Organisations involved: USPA, Betapsi, Gwilym Bugeja and more to be announced!

7pm-12am, Republic Street (Opposite St Barbara’s Church, Near MEUSAC)

Big Brother

All Ages

Using facial recognition technology to track your movements at Science in the City by the Faculty of ICT and Headstart Ltd.

6pm–12am, City Gate, St James Cavalier, Parliament, St Barbara’s Church, MEUSAC Building, Casino Maltese and President’s Palace

Info Points

Got any questions about Science in the City on the big night? You know where to find us!

6pm-12am, City Gate and St George’s Square