Feb
26
Mon
11:00 am Project Report Back Session @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Project Report Back Session @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am
All iThemba LABS staff are invited to attend the presentation session on the following projects: Tape station for beta decay studies and LERIB: Rob Bark Alternative water supply: Daniel Dithejane Site upgrade project: Daniel Dithejane
Feb
28
Wed
6:00 pm Public Lecture:   Stellar Symbiosis @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Public Lecture:   Stellar Symbiosis @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SPEAKER: Dr. Joanna Mikolajewska from Nicolous Copernicus Astronomical Centre, Poland RSVP: 021 843 1021 or luchricia@tlabs.ac.za Majority of stars are in binaries, and more than half of them will interact and exchange mass at some[...]
Mar
5
Mon
all-day Advanced Nuclear Science and Tec... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Advanced Nuclear Science and Tec... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Mar 5 – Mar 9 all-day
This workshop will be held at iThemba LABS 5-9 March 2018 and will discuss current techniques in digital signal processing for gamma and neutron spectroscopy, and develop future collaborations between nuclear physicists in the UK,[...]
Mar
28
Wed
8:30 am 14th International Masterclasses @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
14th International Masterclasses @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
14th International Masterclasses @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Twitter Page Facebook Page View the flyer   Gallery of photos from Masterclass 2016 Gallery of photos from Masterclass 2015 International Masterclasses in particle physics give secondary school students the opportunity to discover the world[...]
Jul
18
Wed
11:00 am Physics Forum @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Physics Forum @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CONTACT PERSON: Luna Pelligri EMAIL: luna.pellegri@gmail.com

News

Undergraduate research week: 3-5 October 2017

About 20 undergraduate science students from the University of the Western Cape and Cape Peninsula University of Technology attended an iThemba LABS coordinated spring school tour. The institutions that were visited included iThemba LABS, SAAO and SANSA in Hermanus.
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Visit by DOE Generation IV International Forum Delegates

A group of delegates from the DoE Generation IV International Forum visited iThemba LABS on 18 October for a technical Tour.
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iThemba LABS signs MOU with NMISA

Dr Ndwakhulu Mukhufhi, CEO NMISA; Dr Faïҫal Azaiez, Director iThemba LABS; Dr Molapo Qhobela, CEO NRF on Friday 13 October 2017 when an MOU between National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) and iThemba LABS was signed.
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NANOSMAT-2017

The main goal of the NANOSMAT-2017 conference was to establish an international event where talented and truly international scientists belonging to academia, industry, or other public, or private, institutions, will meet and exchange novel ideas, share new knowledge and technical know-how in the broad fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The
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CGS16 Symposium in Shanghai China

Physicists from the Subatomic Physics Department represented iThemba LABS at the 16th International Symposium on Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics. Experimental work from the K600 and AFRODITE facilities to study properties of the atomic nucleus, which help answering long standing questions on how elements are formed in the universe,
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Innovation Bridge Exhibition

iThemba LABS exhibited at the Innovation Bridge technology event held on 15 September in Midrand. Many technology-based companies, entrepreneurs, research institutes, science councils, financiers, and public and private sector representatives attended the exhibition. A number of distinguished guests were also in attendance including the Minister of Science and Technology Naledi
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Funding of the GAMKA consortium

Following an intensive and rigorous review process involving international experts, the National Research Foundation has awarded R35 million to the GAMKA consortium led by the University of the Western Cape and with iThemba LABS, and the  Universities Stellenbosch, Witwatersrand and Zululand as consortium members, to fund gamma ray detectors that
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The Innovation Technology Event

iThemba LABS will be exhibiting at The Innovation Technology Matchmaking and Showcasing Event, an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) that is aimed at enabling linkages and networking between South African and international innovators, industry and public and private technology development and commercialisation funding partners.  It is
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30 Year Celebrations

A formal event celebrating 30 Years of Operation of the SSC is being planned for 13 October.  The Honourable Minister Ms Naledi Pandor will attend.   Staff members will be able to watch live streaming of the formal programme.  A mini-conference will also be held to celebrate the achievements of the
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National Science Week activities

National Science Week (NSW) is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) which is a countrywide celebration of science involving various stakeholders and/or role players conducting science-based activities during the week.  iThemba LABS participated in the following ways: Career sessions and hands on workshops were held both
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