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Welcome to iThemba LABS

The iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences is a group of multi-disciplinary research laboratories administered by the National Research Foundation. Based at two sites in the Western Cape and Gauteng, these provide facilities for:

  • Basic and applied research using particle beams
  • Particle radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer
  • The supply of accelerator-produced radioactive isotopes for nuclear medicine and research

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News & Events

 

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SA Swiss Nanotechnology Workshop

SA Swiss Nanotechnology Workshop

14 – 15 April 2014
Auditorium, iThemba LABS

 

 

 

 

 

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Discovery Physics at the LHC

Discovery Physics at the LHC

1 – 6 December 2014
Protea Hotel, Kruger Gate, SA
 
Five days of plenary talks and parallel sessions where some of the very latest experimental results in high energy physics will be presented. The latest results on searches for the Higgs boson.
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International Physics Masterclasses

International Physics Masterclasses

International Physics Masterclasses

Gallery of photos from Masterclass held on 5 April 2014

Each year about 10 000 high school students in 37 countries come to one of about 160 nearby universities or research centres for one day.
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FameLab

FameLab

FameLab

FameLab is the international competition that gets people around the world to talk about science. SAASTA is currently partnering with the British Council and Jive Media to bring FameLab to South Africa for the second year.

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Positron - iThemba LABS Collaboration

Positron – iThemba LABS Collaboration

Positron-iTL Press Release

Positron Corporation announces it has entered into a multi-year radioisotope supply agreement with iThemba LABS of Cape Town, South Africa.

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The PRaVDA Project

The PRaVDA Project

The PRaVDA Project

PRaVDA is a team of leading instrumentation engineers and scientists, medical, high-energy and nuclear physicists and oncologists from the Universities of Birmingham, Lincoln, Liverpool and Surrey, the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, the iThemba Laboratories (Cape Town, South Africa). Read more …

SAIP Call for Abstracts

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National Youth Service Program

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NANOsciences AFrican NETwork: the African continent voice in the emerging field of nanosciences and nanotechnology

NANOAFNET Website

Community Interaction

iThemba LABS, through the division for community interaction and training (CIT), is committed to positively impact the lives of young people in South Africa through a range of activities related to science, engineering and technology. Read more…

 

Public Lecture

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Biomass: The energy source of the future?
Prof. Emile Van Zyl
iThemba LABS, Old Faure Road, Faure, Somerset West
Date: Wed, 23 April 2014
Time: 18h00 – 19h00
RSVP: 021 975 4052
belinda@cadizstreet.co.za
Light refreshments will be served.
(no cost involved)

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