Royal Society of South Africa Public talk

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

Marie Louise Umuhire wins prize at Deep Learning Indaba

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 4 Conference Announced

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.

RESEARCHER: THEORETICAL QUANTUM PHYSICIST (SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER)

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

Physics Department holds Women’s Month Lunch

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#