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iThemba LABS through the NRF will be hosting the 1st Physics Summer School in January 2018. The Summer School is intended for students who intend to pursue postgraduate training in nuclear sciences, to obtain introductory theory lectures on instrumentation and hands-on experience on the equipment available at iThemba LABS. The summer school will comprise of a three-week training program. The training offered at the summer school is aligned with the JINR research areas, researchers from JINR will also present lectures at the summer school.  The students will receive exposure to techniques and methodologies that will equip them to participate in the SA-JINR student practice. The primary focus of the summer school will be on lectures as well as hands-on training in nuclear related applications and instrumentation techniques.

Target Group for the Summer School

The summer school is intended for all students who intend to register in 2018 at a South African or other African University, for one of the following postgraduate degrees:

  • Honours;
  • Masters; or
  • Doctoral degree.

No full-time researcher, who is registered for a part-time postgraduate degree, namely honours, masters or doctoral degree, is eligible to apply.

Completed application forms, with the six mandatory attachments, must be emailed to:
Ms Motsakwe Rakgoale
Professional Officer: HICD
Tel: +27 21 481 4297
Email: motsakwe@nrf.ac.za

Mr Stephen Dlamini
Professional Officer: GMSA
Tel: +27 21 481 4037
Email: Dlamini@nrf.ac.za

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications must be submitted by 22 December 2017 (no application will be accepted beyond this date).

Opening Date: 
Friday, 1 December, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, 22 December, 2017