News 2014

iThemba LABS

SA: A leading global nuclear medicine supplier

SA: A leading global nuclear medicine supplier

iThemba LABS produces radioisotopes with a cyclotron. Through this, South Africa has emerged as a major player in the global radioisotope market. Read more …

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iThemba LABS

Dr Simon Mullins & Minister Naledi Pandor at AMS Facility

SA gets Africa’s first Mass Spectrometry Lab

Africa’s first accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) facility was unveiled by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor in Johannesburg on 7 July at iThemba LABS Gauteng

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AMS Launch Gallery

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iThemba LABS

European particle collider computer network

SA soon to be part of giant European particle collider computer network

South Africa will join the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) in December. The WLCG processes and stores the immense amounts of data produced by the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is an instrument of the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN). Read more …

 

 

The PRaVDA Project

The PRaVDA Project

The Royal Society showcases the future of cancer treatment

PRaVDA Consortium Press Release

PRaVDA is a team of leading engineers, scientists, and oncologists from the Universities of Birmingham, Lincoln, Liverpool and Surrey, the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, and the iThemba LABS (Cape Town, South Africa). Read more …

 

RIB Team

RIB Team

Testing of target for Radioactive Ion Beam Project successful

Testing of Silicon Carbide (SiC) target successful for Radioactive Ion Beam Project (RIB)
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Swiss SA Nano Workshop

Swiss SA Nano Workshop

Swiss SA Nano Workshop

Building nano partnerships with the Swiss

The Swiss Embassy and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) hosted the first Swiss-South Africa Nano Workshop in April 2014. Read more …