The first Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) facility in Africa was officially launched by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor on July 7. The facility is located at the iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator Based Sciences (iThemba LABS) Gauteng unit, on the campus of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. “One of the things we need […]
South Africa will join the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) in December. The WLCG processes and stores the immense amounts of data produced by the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is an instrument of the European Centre for Nuclear Research (much better known by its French acronym, […]
South African high-technology company Denel Dynamics must meet the challenges and seize the opportunities facing it not only for the sake of the company itself but for the sake of the country as a whole. So asserted company CEO Tsepo Monaheng, addressing staff and guests at the conclusion of the recent Denel Dynamics Show and […]
The Stellenbosch University’s (SU’s) Department of Civil Engineering has launched a mobile laboratory equipped with technology in the field of intelligent transport systems (ITS), which will investigate opportunities for the development of specialised applications for the transport sector. ITS is an umbrella term for the convergence of various technologies aimed at “making transport operations safer, […]
High-service distributor of electronic, electrical, mechanical and industrial products RS Components SA is advancing research and development in alternative energy through its sponsorship of R1-million worth of products to the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ’s) Energy Movement programme for the development of a solar-powered vehicle. Go to Source No tags for this post.
Dutch scientist and inventor Professor Kornelis Immink was awarded an honorary doctoral degree ¬– Doctor Honoris Causa for technical and scientific research – by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) at a ceremony earlier this month. Go to Source No tags for this post.
The winners of the Green Talents 2014, in which young researchers from across the globe submit their research in the field of sustainable development to be judged by a panel of German experts, will be announced this October. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) achieved a record 431 applicants from 80 different […]