Brief overview of the 2018 iThemba LABS Summer School
iThemba LABS, through the NRF hosted the 2018 Summer School for 25 postgraduate students from various universities. The school was intended for all students who plan to register at any South African or African University, for one of the following postgraduate science degrees: Honours; Masters; or Doctoral. The school comprised of a three-week training program (22 Jan–09 Feb. 2018), aligned with the ongoing SA-JINR (South Africa-Joint Institute for Nuclear Research) student practice programme. The primary focus of the school was on introductory theory lectures on instrumentation and hands-on experience on the equipment available at iThemba LABS.