Vision, Mission, Values

The Vision and Mission of iThemba LABS is outlined below:


To be the leading African organisation for research, training and expertise in accelerator based sciences and technologies.


To provide state of the art facilities and programmes for high quality research, training and services in nuclear sciences and applications for the benefit of the people of South Africa and the continent in general.


• Passion for Excellence
• World-class Service
• Respect
• People-centered
• Ethics and Integrity
• Accountability

Vision to 2010 and beyond

The vision is to make iThemba LABS and its affiliated units vibrant centres with uniquely valuable facilities providing enhanced training, research and service in accelerator science and technology and radiation medicine.


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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