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Professor Malik Maaza, recipient of the 2018  JOSÉ VASCONCELOS World Award of Education 

World Cultural Council acknowledges NRF Physicist with the World Award of Education

The World Cultural Council (WCC) bestowed National Research Foundation (NRF)’s Professor Malik Mâaza with the JOSÉ VASCONCELOS World Award of Education for 2018 for his positive impact on the cultural legacy of mankind. The announcement of the award was made yesterday, on Monday 04 June 2018 at the City University of Hong Kong, while the award itself will be conferred to Professor Maaza at the 35th World Cultural Council Award Ceremony which will take place at the same venue on Thursday 8 November 2018.

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IAEA Director-General Visits iThemba LABS

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mr Yukiya Amano (front row 5th from the right in the picture) visited South Africa to attend the IRPA (International Radiation Protection Association) Conference in Cape Town. At the special invitation by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Mr Amano had the opportunity to undertake a tour of iThemba LABS facilities on 09 May 2016. During the visit, Mr Amano was treated to a warm reception by the newly appointed Director of iThemba Dr Faiҫal Azaiez (second from the right).

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