Time as a Passing Shadow: chronology in Greco-Roman antiquity, as illustrated by a sundial unearthed at Pompeii by John Douglas Hey, MRSSAf, School of Chemistry & Physics, University of KwaZulu-Natal Abstract: Our concept of time is deeply rooted in ancient thought, which in Greco-Roman times already had two aspects: chronological time (χρονος) and auspicious time
Photos from NITheP Research Workshop OQWs 2017 can be seen here.
Photos from QIPCC 2017 conference can be seen here.
Marie Louise won an award for her poster presentation at the Deep Learning Indaba, that was held at Wits from 10 to 15 September. Marie Louise won an award for her poster presentation at the Deep Learning Indaba, that was held at Wits from 10 to 15 September. The title of the poster was: “Development
QIPCC 2016 will take place from 28 to 30 November 2016 at the Quayside Hotel, Simon’s Town, Western Cape QIPCC 2016 will take place from 28 to 30 November 2016 at the Quayside Hotel, Simon’s Town, Western Cape. More information can be found here.
The Hawu! Science Outreach project won the outreach start-up award ‘Starke Ideen am Start’ by the German National Academic Foundation. The project was initiated by students from the Quantum Research Group as an outreach initiative of UKZN’s School of Chemistry & Physics and comes into action in 2016. The price giving will take place in
New position at CQT Group: Centre for Quantum Technology at UKZN details: http://vacancies.ukzn.ac.za/Libraries/October_2015_Academic/CP24_2015_Researcher… Application deadline: 16 Oct 2015 The University of KwaZulu–Natal (UKZN) is committed to Employment Equity with the intention to promote representivity within the Institution. For the Lecturer position only, preference will be given to applicants from the African designated groups. COLLEGE
The NITheP research workshop “Nonequilibrium physics of driven-dissipative many-body systems” starts with a mini-school on “An introduction to tensor network methods for many-body quantum systems”. Mr Ryan Sweke is delivering his lecture.
The Physics Department at UKZN held a Women’s Month lunch to encourage and stimulate an interest in studying Physics, to network and talk about some of the challenges faced by women in the discipline. Please read the full article in the latest issue of UKZNdaba online.#mce_temp_url#
An article by Sharmini Pillay appeared today in The Conversation. Please find the full text here.