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Profiles

Joanne Vassallo

Student Ambassador (General/Outreach)

Student Recruitment & Admissions (NC) (External Relations (NC))

Role

MPhil/PhD Student in Biological Sciences

Qualifications

M.Sc. Biology by Research, University of Malta, 2010
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry and Biology, University of Malta, 2006
P.G. Cert. GIS, University of Malta, 2012

Research interests

Research Title: Nanosolutions - The Bioavailability and Biological Effects of Nanomaterials on Soil Microbes

Supervisors: Professor Richard Handy and Dr Rich Boden

Other research

Attard Baldacchino, J. (2006) Preliminary Assessment on the Environmental Impacts of Parish Feasts. In: Dandria, D. (ed) Biology Symposium Abstracts B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. 2006 , Malta: Department of Biology, University of Malta.

Attard Baldacchino, J. (2010) Assessing the Use of the Edible Sea Urchin Paracentrotus lividus as a Bioindicator of Local Pollution by Heavy Metals. In: Dandria, D. (ed) Biology Symposium Abstracts B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. 2010, Malta: Department of Biology, University of Malta.

Contributing author in 'The Second National Communication of Malta to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change'. May 2010. Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs, Malta.

Co-author in 'Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Initial Assessment Report for Malta on Contamination by Hazardous Substances'. October 2013. Malta Environment & Planning Authority, Malta.