Updates Follow iThemba LABS on Facebook to stay up to date. 16 hours ago Timeline Photos Prof Bert Klumperman who is regarded as a world leader in the field of Polymer Chemistry as evidenced by his NRF A-rating delivered a lecture this evening at iThemba LABS. His fascinating talk also included an outlook on new developments in the field of nanomedicine, i.e. the application of nanotechnology in health care with specific reference to the research work his team is doing tackling some of the challenges in treating malaria. ... See more 1 day ago Timeline Photos iThemba LABS Community Interaction and Training division is currently running its annual local primary school science intervention on 26 – 29 June 2017. SIYOPHUMELELA as the project is affectionately known takes grade 7 learners showing good potential and selected by their respective schools on a four-day excursions visiting places of science interests. Cape Town Heart Museum and Iziko Museum of South Africa were visited on the 26th and the 27th of June respectively. ... See more 4 days ago Timeline Photos iThemba LABS participated at the SA Agulhas II Open Day hosted by the Department of Environmental Affairs on 23 - 24 June 2017 in Cape Town, V&A Waterfront, East Pier Shed. Other NRF facilities such as the SKA, SAAO, SAEON and SAASTA also attended the event and put up exhibitions interacting with school learners as well as the general public. ... See more 2 weeks ago Timeline Photos Public Lecture @iThemba LABS by Prof Bert Klumperman Biomimetic and bioactive polymers – the next phase of health care? Wednesday 28th June 18h00 - 19h00 - see details below 3 weeks ago Timeline Photos The recently held SAASTA/NPEP Science Writing and Communications Workshop at iThemba LABS was honored by the presence of Prof Malik Maaza (UNESCO UNISA Africa Chair in Nanosciences & Nanotechnology). Prof Maaza gave a presentation on nanotechnology as the potential tool to solve key global challenges in the 21st century. ... See more 4 weeks ago Timeline Photos Thulani Wiseman Baloyi, an Electronics Technician at iThemba LABS recently embarked on a CIT sponsored Role Modelling trip visiting many schools around the areas of Giyani in the Limpopo province. Thulani who is very passionate about outreach and is also originally from Limpopo was on a mission to inspire local school learners through presenting STEMI career talks and science demonstrations. ... See more 1 month ago Timeline Photos A two day SAASTA/NPEP Science Writing Workshop aimed at assisting research scientists with science communication and writing skills is currently underway at iThemba LABS. 1 month ago Timeline Photos IT / Software Engineering Internship Opportunity 1 month ago Timeline Photos The Science Engagement Division participated at a Science and IT Expo hosted by Edgemead High School. The targeted group was the grade 9 learners who need to make subject choices for the grade 10 level next year. A few other organizations that included the Cape Town Science, ORION Astronomy, CSG International and ACI Universal Payments were also present in order to expose the learners to a variety of career opportunities available in the fields of science and technology. ... See more 1 month ago Timeline Photos The CEO, Dr Molapo Qhobela also took time to visit the NRF stand at the DST Budget Vote public exhibitions. Mr William Duckitt (top half of the photos) was at the stand to explain to the visitors how the New Digital Radio Frequency Control System developed at iThemba LABS works. Mr Chris Botha was with SAASTA representatives to display a Table Top Scanning Electron Microscope that can zoom into the nanoscale. . ... See more « ‹ 1 of 3 › » Follow iThemba LABS.