The 22nd edition of The Gozo Observer has just been published. Interesting articles include that by Prof. Patrick Schembri, which gives an insight to the threat from introduced alien species faced by the Painted Frog, the only native amphibian in the Maltese Islands, while Dr Saviour Formosa’s article reveals crime mapping in Gozo.
Rev. Dr Joseph Bezzina points out some of the treasures to be found in the National Archives in Gozo, while in his article entitled ‘A Green Island in the Sun’, Prof. Roderick Pace gives an indication of how certain characteristics of Gozo have remained the same over the passage of many years.
Dr Mario Saliba offers an article which describes the many attractions of the village of Nadur and Mr Anton Tabone, ex-Speaker of the House of Representatives, presents the history of the University Gozo Centre up to its promotion to Campus.
Consiglia Azzopardi’s article describes the Lace Programme and Lace Day which are held at the University Gozo Campus, while a short article by Caroline Camilleri Rolls addresses the first EU-funded University of Malta course to be held in Gozo. Joseph Calleja gives a report of the academic and extra-curricular activities held at the Campus between January and June 2010.
Free copies of The Gozo Observer and more information can be obtained from the University Gozo Campus, Mgarr Road, Xewkija, Gozo Tel: 2156 4559; Fax 2156 4550; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.