We would like to give special thanks to:


Agatha Diependaal

Dr Joke Harte

Dr Martin Baldwin-Edwards

Dr Derek Lutterbeck

Dr Panos Hatziprokopiou

Giovanna Vaccaro

Flor Macias Delgado

Thea Enns

Dr David Grima

Dr Pietro Bartolo

Dr Pavlos Pavlidis

Mirjam Leunissen

Younous Arbaoui


As well as family and friends who offered invaluable support during this difficult research.