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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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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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Physics lecture at Stellenbosch University

Dr Faïҫal Azaiez presented a lecture for the SU Science Faculty on 7 August, during National Science Week, titled ‘Nuclear Physics: the core of matter, the fuel of stars’. This is part of a collaboration with the Natural Sciences Student Committee at SU, who had a photo shoot at iThemba
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China-South Africa Joint symposium on nuclear physics

The China-South Africa Joint Symposium on Nuclear and Accelerator Physics was held at the iThala Game Reserve on 5-7 August. It was the fourth in the series of meetings, alternating every two years between China and South Africa, celebrating an ongoing and widening collaboration that had its beginning over ten
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Collaboration with University of Jyväskylä

During July 2017, Muneer Sakildien, Accelerator and Engineering Department and Pete Jones, Subatomic Physics Department collaborated with the Ion Source Group at the Accelerator Laboratory of the Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä on a plasma diagnostics measurement campaign. The goal of the measurement campaign was to probe high charge
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NEW LIQUID NITROGEN FILLING SYSTEM

Many of the gamma-radiation detectors at iThemba LABS need to be kept cold using liquid nitrogen to achieve operating conditions. A new filling system has been developed over the last few months to replace the aging system that has been running for over a decade. On Wednesday 21 June the
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CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW GRADUATES

Dr Sidiki Zongo, a UNESCO-UNISA Africa Chair in Nanosciences & Nanotechnology Fellow, received his PhD in physics on 14 June 2017. He conducted his PhD project under the supervision of Prof Maaza at iThemba LABS & UNISA. “Whatever the challenge, each student can overcome.  If you want to win, then
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PARTICLE DETECTOR DONATION FOR RESEARCH

A set of silicon (Si (Li)) detectors were donated to iThemba LABS by the University of Oslo in a gesture of goodwill to further work being undertaken on the electron spectrometer.  Due to their extended thickness (5-6mm) these will be an invaluable asset to study energetic electrons in nuclear structure
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SAIP 2017

iThemba LABS exhibited at the SAIP 2017 Conference that was held at the University of Stellenbosch from 3-7 July.   Seen at SAIP2017: Prof Karlheinz Langanke and Dr Faïҫal Azaiez Prof Erich Rohwer, Dr Faïҫal Azaiez, Prof Louise Warnich at the SAIP Gala Dinner   iThemba LABS’ postgraduate students Sbaliso
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