• Jul 28 2012

    Launch of National Science Week - UJ Soweto Science Centre

    NITheP WITS node's Dr Alan Cornell will be representing NITheP at the UJ Soweto Science Centre "National Science Week Expo" Saturday the 28th of July 2012.

    Tomorrow is the national "kick-off" for all the activities taking place around the country during the next week.

    According to Prof Azwinndini Muronga (Director of the UJ Soweto Science Centre, UJ Department of Physics and NITheP Associate) there are up to 6000 people expected who will be attending the Expo during the next week.

    SABC television crews will also be present very early in the morning and will broadcast the event live.

    Here is the link to the speach delivered by Minister Naledi Pandor at the event:

    Here is the link for the full story as covered by UJ: http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Newsroom/News/Pages/Scienceweekcelebratestechnology.aspx

    And the link for the UJ VC's speech: http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Newsroom/VCdesk/vcspeeches/Pages/VCspeech.aspx

    *We would like to highlight from the VC''s speach the below:
    " I should add that UJ hosts the MSONE Programme which is aimed at preparing the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. Additionally, a majority of students from other universities choose UJ for their winter or summer National Institute for Theoretical Physics internship programmes, another DST flagship".

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