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all-day 6th International Conference on ... @ Protea Hotel Fire and Ice, Cape Town
6th International Conference on ... @ Protea Hotel Fire and Ice, Cape Town
Oct 29 – Nov 2 all-day
Registration is open for the 6th International Conference on Collective Motion in Nuclei under Extreme Conditions (COMEX6).  Visit the website at http://www.comex6.tlabs.ac.za for more information. Day one of COMEX6, the 29th October 2018, will take[...]

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ARRONAX Visit

The Accelerator Department recently hosted Dr Freddy Poirier of the Cyclotron Facility at ARRONAX (Accelerator for Research in Radiochemistry and Oncology at Nantes Atlantic). One of the prime reasons for the visit was to discuss future collaboration between iThemba LABS and the Cyclotron Facility at ARRONAX. ARRONAX is particularly interested
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NRF CEO visits iThemba LABS

The CEO of the NRF, Dr Molapo Qhobela, visited iThemba LABS on Tuesday 6 March 2018 as part of his roadshow to engage in open conversation with the NRF staff at National Research Facilities. In his address, Dr Qhobela placed emphasis on the concept of a single NRF, where the
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Global challenge discussions at iThemba LABS

A very successful workshop was held at iThemba LABS in March where over 70 participants from countries including Botswana, Cameroon, Tanzania, Nigeria and the United Kingdom met to discuss collaboration and how to develop capacity building activities in topics and techniques in nuclear structure physics and in nuclear science. The
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iThemba LABS at the Workshop on Modern Aspects in Nuclear Structure

The IVth Topical Workshop on Modern Aspects in Nuclear Structure took place in Bormio, Italy in February and was attended by iTL staff members Drs Pete Jones, Luna Pellegri and Ricky Smit. This workshop with 100 oral contributions over six days was attended 159 scientists from more than 10 countries
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Tshwane University of Technology at TAMS

About 40 first year Physics Students from Tshwane University of Technology, visited the TAMS department for a tour on 23 February 2018. Seen below, is Dr Sechogela during presentations.
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JACoW team meeting

Dr Joele Mira and Dr Garrett de Villiers recently attended a team meeting arranged by the Joint Accelerator Conferences Website (JACoW) Team,  held  in  Beijing,  China.  JACoW is an international collaboration that publishes the proceedings of accelerator conferences held around the world.  During  this  team  meeting the two colleagues  received
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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
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Growing AFRODITE

The AFRODITE array of Clover detectors received a new complement of detectors in mid-January. Three new Compton suppression shields, together with two new Clover detectors (with a third to arrive soon,) were delivered, and initial tests are underway. This increases the complement of detectors from 9 to 12 and will
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Tunisian Delegation

iThemba LABS hosted a Tunisian delegation from Monday 19 to Wednesday 22 February. The delegation attended the South Africa – Tunisia Joint Researchers’ Workshop and consisted of officials from the Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and researchers, who reported on research projects. South Africa and Tunisia agreed
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ATLAS MUON WEEK 2018

The ATLAS MUON Week 2018 was successfully concluded in the week of 5-9 February at STIAS in Stellenbosch. Management and logistical support was provided by the iThemba LABS team.
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