Masters Disertation Page for M'SONE

1.  The Thesis must be written using latex

2.  Typical Projects on offer - (MSc by Research Dissertation - NQF 8)

2.1  M'SONE Students

  1. Please contact the superviors should you require further information.
  2. Compile a short list ranking your three most preferred projects, each with a brief motivation for your ranking, and submit it by December 1st.
 Field / TitleAbstractSupervisor, Co-Supervisor
1Reactor Simulation 1AbstractNECSA and Prof SH Connell
2Radiological Analysis : Radiological Analysis by Monte Carlo Simulation of the Mineral-PET Activation SystemAbstractMr Z Zibi (NECSA) and Prof SH Connell
3Moessbauer AnalysisAbstractProf GR Hearne (UJ)
4Applied Radio-chemistry : Developing New Applications and Products for RadionuclidesAbstractDr F de Beer (NECSA)
5Neutron Radio-Tomography : Materials AnalysisAbstractDr F de Beer (NECSA)
6Computational - n-radiology : A study of neutron to gamma-ray transport for interpreting neutron activation analysis using the GEANT4 simulation packageAbstractDr Peane Maleka (iThemba) and Prof SH Connell
7Nuclear Physics : Characterization of incomplete fusion reactions with DIAMANT and AFRODITE AAbstractDr S Mullins (iThemba)
8Nuclear Physics : Characterization of incomplete fusion reactions with DIAMANT and AFRODITE BAbstractDr S Mullins (iThemba)
9Nuclear Physics : Investigation of structure of stable Ytterbium isotopesAbstractDr S Mullins (iThemba)
10Radiation Physics and Protection : The Effect of Temperature and Pressure on the performance of radiation detectorsAbstractDr D Mavunda (NECSA) and Prof SH Connell
11Radiation Physics and Protection : A study of the interaction of Charge Carriers and Defects in DiamondAbstractDr D Mavunda (NECSA) and Prof SH Connell
12Accelerator based ResearchAbstractC Franklyn (NECSA)
13Environment : Development and validation of a radiochemical separation procedure of 210Bi to determine the concentration of 210Pb in environmental water samplesAbstractDr A Faanhof (NECSA)
14Environment : Development and validation of a radiochemical separation procedure of 228Ac to determine the concentration of 228Ra in environmental water samplesAbstractDr A Faanhof (NECSA)
15Nuclear Analysis : Parametric Neutron Activation Analysis of (n,p), (n,n') and (n,alpha) reactions with the Safari-1 reactor based on OSCAR-IV reactor parameter calculations and measured induced activities of reference standards and standard reference materialsAbstractDr A Faanhof (NECSA)
16Environment : To study the mechanism behind mother-daughter equilibriums and their behaviour in environmental and industrial processes using modelling technologyAbstractDr A Faanhof (NECSA)
17Environment : To study the mobility of NORM nuclides in sediments as a function of changing environmental conditions (e.g. pH, temperature, humic acids) using modelling technologyAbstractDr A Faanhof (NECSA)
18Environment : Mobilisation and Environmental Pathways of Radioactivity from Gold Mine TailingsAbstractProf HJ Annegarn (UJ)
19Nuclear Mettalurgy and Nuclear MAterialsAbstractNECSA
20Neutron Diffraction : Residual Stress Analysis in materialsAbstractDr A Venter (NECSA)
21Neutron DiffractionAbstractDr A Venter (NECSA)