all-day 4th China-South Africa Joint Sym... @ iThala Game Reserve
4th China-South Africa Joint Sym... @ iThala Game Reserve
Aug 5 – Aug 7 all-day
The University of Zululand, Stellenbosch University and iThemba LABS combine to host the 4th Symposium in the iThala Game Reserve in northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. This symposium will present opportunities for the presentation of latest research results and interaction, with the main motive[...]
11:00 am Subatomic Physics Department Col... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Subatomic Physics Department Col... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am
SPEAKER: Dr. Michele Floris ALICE, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland TITLE: Heavy and Light Collisions in the ALICE experiment at the LHC (and the emergence of the quark-gluon plasma) VENUE: iThemba LABS, Auditorium   Please note that[...]


Low-energy Rare Isotope Beam (LERIB) project

The LERIB Front End containing the ion source and target assembly was delivered from Legnaro, Italy and assembled in the RIB Off-line Laboratory in S- block where initial tests will be conducted with 50 keV stable beams. A short analysis beam line is being constructed as well. Once completed, the
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3 Mega volt Tandem accelerator, the “Tandetron” installation

The Materials Research Department of iThemba LABS is proud to announce that their new 3 Mega volt Tandem accelerator, the “Tandetron” with its digitally sophisticated beam transport system, has now been successfully installed, tested and declared operational up to the point of commissioning. Just the sight of this hi-tech equipment
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High-level Assessment of Occupational Health and Safety Compliance

For the first time ever and in accordance with the Environmental Risk Plan of the National Research Foundation, the NRF SHER function headed by the RISK Manager Mr Hannes Greeff, conducted a Compliance Audit at iThemba LABS on Thursday and Friday, 02 and 03 March 2017. Objectives of the audit
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E-Greeting Card for 2017

An e-greeting card was designed for distribution to collaborators, partners and suppliers at the start of 2017.  
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Scientific and Technical News

2017 marks 30 years of operation of the Separated Sector Cyclotron. A celebratory event is being planned for later in the year. The neutron physics group from the nuclear physics department of iThemba LABS hosted a Neutron metrology workshop on 16 February. The current collaboration is between iThemba LABS –
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Communications Team

Meet the Communications Team: The Director has put together a Communications Team to drive communications for iThemba LABS, both internally and externally – to improve visibility of iThemba LABS and to improve communication to staff. The members of this team are: Dr Faiҫal Azaiez Mr Vincent Spannenberg Dr Rudzani Nemutudi
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Corporate profile of iThemba LABS in February issue of Leadership Magazine p. 68-69

The iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences is a group of multi-disciplinary research laboratories administered by the National Research Foundation. Dr Faiçal Azaiez, Managing Director, discusses their core service offerings, strategic objectives and scientific achievements. Read more p. 68-69
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