all-day Conference on Neutrino and Nucle... @ Kogelberg Biosphere
Conference on Neutrino and Nucle... @ Kogelberg Biosphere
Feb 24 – Feb 28 all-day
The International Conference on Neutrino and Nuclear Physics 2020 (CNNP2020) will be held in the Kogelberg Biosphere near Cape Town (South Africa) from 24-28 February 2020 and will be hosted by iThemba LABS. The Kogelberg[...]
all-day Advanced Nuclear Science and Tec... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Advanced Nuclear Science and Tec... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Mar 16 – Mar 20 all-day
The ANSTT3 will be a 5 day workshop to be held at iThemba LABS, Cape Town to focus on accelerator mass spectrometry, metrology and applications, environmental measurements and nuclear structure studies at iThemba LABS. This[...]


iThemba LABS students win awards at conferences

The International Nuclear Physics Conference was held in Glasgow, UK this year and provided an opportunity for young scientists to present their research work to an audience of experts. Two of our PhD students from iThemba LABS, working on the newly commissioned electron spectrometer, presented preliminary results of their work
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CPUT Energy Institute meets with Materials Research department

A meeting between Dr Mlungisi Nkosi and a delegation from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)’s Energy Institute (EI) lead by Prof MTE Kahn, Director of the Institute (EI), took place on 16 September 2019 at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, CPUT. The purpose of the
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Soapbox Science in South Africa!

On Saturday 28 September, the first South African edition of the Soapbox Science took place at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. Inspired by Hyde Park’s famous Speaker’s Corner, this global series of free open-air lectures sees expert female scientists leave their labs and take to the streets in cities all
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Galileo Galilei 2019 Award

Prof Maalik Maaza has reported: “We have been the lucky recipient of the GALILEO GALILEI 2019 award of the International Commission of Optics for our contribution in the multidisciplinary field of Nanophotonics. This is not a personal achievement but rather a recognition of the South African (specifically) & the African
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Space Summer School in Belgium

In the framework of the bilateral BELSPO/NRF project on “Optimization and validation of a unique ground-based in vitro model to study Space health effects (INVEST)”, two members of the Radiation Biophysics Division of iThemba LABS participated in the space summer school at the Academy for Nuclear Science and Technology of
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The 22nd International Conference on Cyclotrons and their Applications

The 22nd edition of the International Conference on Cyclotrons and their Applications (CYC2019) was proudly hosted by iThemba LABS at The Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa from 22 to 27 September, 2019. Cape Town and iThemba LABS have a proud history of hosting the cyclotron conference. In October
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Gamma-ray Spectrometer

By the end of 2020 the gamma-ray spectrometer pool of iThemba LABS will comprise of 19 clovers/BGO, 10 LEPS, 8 fast-timing and 21 large-volume LaBr3 scintillators. Some of these detectors were part of AFRODITE, and for others funds were allocated to ALBA via NRF funding and through the GAMKA consortium.
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BrightnESS2 Workshop

The BrightnESS2 Workshop was hosted by iThemba LABS on 12-14 August. BrightnESS2 (https://brightness.esss.se/) is an integrated program in support of long-term sustainability of ESS, its community, and the network of neutron sources in Europe. The European Spallation Source (ESS) under construction in Lund, Sweden, is a partnership of countries committed
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World’s largest Nuclear Physics Conference is coming to Cape Town

iThemba LABS was awarded the bid to host the 28th International Nuclear Physics Conference (INPC 2022) in Cape Town, 11-16 September 2022. The conference is held every three years, and is the biggest conference in the world for fundamental nuclear and hadron physics. The program will focus on the latest
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International Workshop on Photovoltaic and Hydrogen Energy Technologies

Drs Mlungisi Nkosi and Christopher Mtshali attended the International Workshop on Photovoltaic and Hydrogen Energy Technologies which was held at the Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth from 29 to 31 July 2019. Topics covered during the workshop were as follows: hydrogen technologies, materials characterizations, renewable energy prospects, innovation and manufacturing,
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