Thursday 17 August 2017

Multigas launches environmental competition

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As part of its 90th anniversary celebration in industrial gas manufacturing and services, Multigas Limited is teaming up with the Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the University of Malta to launch an environmental-themed dissertation competition.

Under the theme ‘Benefitting / Protecting the Environment’, the dissertation competition is open to all current and past students of the Institute. The dissertations must have been submitted between 2011 and 2016.

Judging criteria for the awards will be based on academic excellence, as well as the potential of a dissertation to positively impact society. Intending participants are required to submit their dissertations by Saturday 1st October 2016.

Following the review and selection of the dissertations by the University, Multigas Limited will be awarding prizes of €1,500 for first place, and €1,000 and €500 for second and third places respectively. The winners will be announced during an official presentation ceremony at the beginning of December 2016.

Multigas Limited CEO Ing Michael Mifsud said: “This competition is a great opportunity for environmental students to present the culmination of their graduate work and promote their thoughts and ideas of how to better safeguard our environment for future generations.”

“As a Malta registered company, which places knowledge and learning at the very heart of its business, we would like to continue honouring our legacy in protecting the environment by providing opportunities to emerging talent to showcase their work and receive recognition,” said Ing Mifsud.

Professor Maria Attard, Director of the Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, said: “By collaborating with a company that places environmental protection on the forefront of its agenda, we are celebrating an excellent example of how the academic and industry sectors can work hand-in-hand for the benefit of students and research, and ultimately our environment.”

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