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


First PhD in ALICE-related physics at IThemba LABS

In December 2017 Kgotlaesele Johnson Senosi will be the first student from iThemba LABS to be awarded a PhD degree in High Energy Nuclear and Particle Physics at the University of Cape Town. Johnson hails from Gopane village, North West Province. He came to the Mother City in 2011 as
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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Professor M A Harith, HoD of the Applied Laser Spectroscopy (ALS) group, visited the MRD on 25 – 29 September 2017 to discuss potential collaborative projects with the nanoscience and nanotechnology group. During his visit to MRD Prof Harith met with Dr Faiçal Azaiez and also gave a presentation entitled
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Armscor spring coding week

60 High school Learners from 10 different local schools participated in the Celebration of Africa Coding week 2017 on 5 to 6 October. This took place at The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC). The learners were introduced to computer coding through workshops over the two days.
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Primary school science camp: 2 – 4 October 2017

The Siyophumelela annual Primary School Science Camp for local neighbouring schools took place from the 2nd to the 4th of October. 53 grade 7 learners and 10 teachers from 12 selected primary schools boarded a bus and a few cars to a BOOT CAMP in Buffalo Drift, a game lodge
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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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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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