Research facilities at iThemba LABS are used by more than 200 scientists and students from many disciplines and from institutions within this country, from Africa and overseas.

Postgraduate students from the Universities of Cape Town, Durban-Westville, MEDUNSA, Natal, North-West, The North, Free State, Pretoria, Rhodes, Stellenbosch, Vista, Western Cape, Witwatersrand and Zululand participate in research projects at iThemba LABS.  These projects range from investigating the behaviour of, and interactions between atomic nuclei, through solid-state physics, geology and environmental monitoring, to studies of cancer-cell growth and death.  Sophisticated methods are used, and the “high-tech” equipment which is necessary has been centralised nationally at iThemba LABS



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From the Director’s Office

A New Year brings new opportunities to share a vision, build collaborations and shape the future.

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Corporate Profile

Corporate profile of iThemba LABS in February issue of Leadership Magazine p. 68-69

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SA-CERN Collaboration

Big data science in South Africa reaching new funding highs through the South African CERN collaboration

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ATLAS upgrade workshop

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