National Science Week activities
National Science Week (NSW) is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) which is a countrywide celebration of science involving various stakeholders and/or role players conducting science-based activities during the week. iThemba LABS participated in the following ways:
Career sessions and hands on workshops were held both onsite and offsite for high school learners. Staff members made presentations on career opportunities.
Post Graduate students from iThemba LABS visited shopping malls in Khayelitsha, Eerste River and Blue Downs, interacting with the general public while also handing out information pamphlets about iThemba LABS.
Physics students from the Universities of the Western Cape and Stellenbosch visited iThemba LABS to expose them to research and career development opportunities.