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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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The Ion Beam Analysis (IBA) division of iThemba LABS was invited by Prof Timo Sajavaara, from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland, and Dr Jaakko Julin, from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) in Germany, to participate in the round robin experiment which focused on composition and thickness determination of nitride and
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An experiment was performed at the K600 spectrometer as part of the Ph.D. project of Miss Sandile Jongile. The experiment was a success with several unique milestones. It is the first time in almost two decades that the specific reaction of removing a neutron with a proton beam has been
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