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NCNSM hosts the Microscopy Society of Southern Africa annual conference

The conference was held at the CSIR International Convention Centre from 6-9 December 2011.

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Gugu Mhlongo wins Doctoral Award at CSIR MSM Excellence Awards

Gugu has done sterling work for her PhD, graduating in good time at the University of Free State.

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Tlhogi Mabena wins prize at SANI Symposium

The Young Researcher’s Symposium is hosted annually by the SANI Student Chapter.

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Gebhu wins prestigious Frank Nabarro Prize

His presentation focused on a unique approach of using scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM) to reveal details at the atomic level.

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Centre Director addresses Science Portfolio Committee

At a luncheon at Iziko Museums in Cape Town, Prof Suprakas Sinha Ray addressed the Science Portfolio Committee and also attended the Science and Technology Budget Vote address to the National Assembly on 24 May 2011

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NCNSM 2010 Conference

The 2010 workshop hosted by the National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials, was held at the CSIR International Convention Centre from 6-8 December 2010.

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NCNSM celebrates 3rd birthday

A braai was held for all the members of the Centre, including some friends, to celebrate the Centre’s 3rd birthday.

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NCNSM takes delivery of a new FIB-SEM!

The NCNSM is proud to reveal our recently purchased Auriga Cobra FIB FESEM instrument. This was purchased earlier in the year, and was delivered and installed in October 2010.

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NCNSM student graduates with a whole lot of firsts!

She was one of the first PhD students to study at the NCNSM, and has now graduated as the first female to earn a PhD degree from the Department of Physics and Engineering at Zululand.

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NCNSM student gets training in Russia

Siyasanga was one of 29 students selected from universities around South Africa participating in a 2010 DST-funded programme sending students for practical training in Dubna.

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