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
10:00 am Colloquium: The European Spallat... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Colloquium: The European Spallat... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am
SPEAKER: Dr. Christine Darve, European Spallation Source, Lund, Sweden VENUE: iThemba LABS, Auditorium VIDEO STREAM: http://goo.gl/KyBYj9  
all-day Ion Beam Analysis (IBA) Day-1 Wo... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Ion Beam Analysis (IBA) Day-1 Wo... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Jul 26 all-day
We are pleased to announce a Day-1 workshop with main focus in Ion Beam Analysis that will take place at iThemba LABS, Faure on the 26th July 2018. The main objective of this workshop will[...]


iThemba LABS in the media (03/04/2017)

CITI VISION, ran a story on Thursday 2 March about the teacher workshops organized by iThemba LABS on 4 and 18 February. http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Local/City-Vision/teaching-educators-20170301 Ambrose Yaga spoke briefly on the national Radio Station, Umblobo Wenene on iThemba LABS’ presence at Scifest Africa.  This snippet aired at 21h30 on 12 March.
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Adolf from Motetswhane the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) in Botswana is visiting the ERL from 27 February to 31 March. Samafou Penabei, a PhD student from the University of Douala in Cameroon, is a visitor to the ERL from 28 February to 31 May.
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Science Engagement

The CIT Dept. presented science workshops for educators in Lady Frere and Queenstown in the Eastern Cape between 27 February and 2 March.
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Long Range Planning Workshop for Gauteng Dept.

The Directorate visited Gauteng on 7 March for a workshop to discuss the 10 year plans for the department. Various stakeholders and students made presentations on the use of the facility.
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Tier-3 High Performance Computing Cluster at iThemba LABS

Through resources made available by CERN, a high performance computing cluster was launched to allow iThemba LABS a significant computer increase in capabilities, especially for the ALICE group as well as the whole SA-ALICE collaboration.
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Uranium carbide (UCx) targets for radioactive beams

Ntombizonke Kheswa, the Subatomic Physics Department target maker, recently visited the Italian and French laboratories that are specializing in the manufacture of uranium carbide (UCx) targets for radioactive beams. The purpose for her visit was to identify the requirements for the establishment of a laboratory capable of producing UCx targets
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ALICE Muon Tracking Chambers (MCH) Upgrade Project

Rony Kuriakose (electronic engineer-Instrumentation Group) and Zinhle Buthelezi (researcher– iThemba-ALICE group), visited CERN, Geneva, Switzerland from 12-25 February. CERN is currently undergoing various upgrades within the ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) detector – one of numerous experiments on the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) ring. The opportunity to be involved
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iThemba LABS in the media (22/03/2017)

Check out the advertisement for iThemba LABS training opportunities in the Quest Magazine, vol13, no 1, p37: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11911/26 High Energy Physics Workshop hosted at the Gauteng department of iThemba LABS: http://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/research-news/2017/2017-02/high-energy-physics-workshop-inspires-young-talent.html Public Lecture at iThemba LABS appears on “Things to do in Somerset West” page: http://south-africa.siguez.com/somerset-west/ithemba-labs/public-lecture-big-thinking-about-small-things?2m9thupeo3
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Learner’s Lecture: Dr Sudesh Sivarasu

Dr Sudesh Sivarasu, Senior Lecturer in the Division of Biomedical Engineering at UCT, will present a lecture for High School learners. He received the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for Emerging Researchers at the prestigious 18th annual National Science and Technology Forum Awards Dinner. Earlier this year Dr Sivarasu was also awarded
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Public Lecture – Prof Suprakas Ray

Imagine a sticker, slapped onto a miner’s sleeve that could warn underground workers about the presence of toxic or flammable gases; or a material that could adsorb heavy metal pollutants from mine wastewater without the need for large, expensive and power-hungry purification equipment. Such elegant solutions in the context of
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