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The Conversation website: “Why we need a new science of safety”

The Conversation has published an article on “Why we need a new science of safety”, based on the Inaugural Lecture of Philip Thomas (Professor of Risk Management) entitled “The New Science of Safety”, presented at the University of Bristol on 20 April 2016. The article can be found here: http://theconversation.com/why-we-need-a-new-science-of-safety-58436

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Rolls-Royce: Technical Specialist – Irradiation Damage

Rolls-Royce are advertising a position for a Technical Specialist in Irradiation Damage (00079248) within the Nuclear Materials, Chemistry and Corrosion team at Headquarters. For further information follow the link: http://www.rolls-royce.com/careers/search-and-apply/job-content?language=1&langCode=en&country=2244&location=6409&business_area=460&category=4703&id=29390

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Dr Tom Scott wins UKSAF Vickerman Prize

Dr Tom Scott, Director of the Interface Analysis Centre, has been awarded the Vickerman Prize 2015. The award, from the UK Surface Analysis Forum (UKSAF), is presented to researchers whose work is anticipated to have a major impact in the field of surface analysis. It is intended as a recognition of high-quality independent research at […]

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FY2016 Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) Call for Postdoctoral Researchers

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) are now recruiting postdoctoral researchers from the following fields: -Computational science -Advanced science research -Nuclear science and engineering -Nuclear safety research -Quantum beam science -Fusion research and development -Advanced nuclear system research and development -Geological isolation research and development -Other related research fields Approx. 25 positions available Contract term: […]

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Hexacopter news

Dr James MacFarlane and his team at the University of Bristol have developed an innovative system to safely and remotely assess radiological hazards across the nuclear industry, providing real-time information on the source, intensity and location of radiation. Dr MacFarlane was today announced as the joint winner of this year’s ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award and […]

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Hitachi visits the University of Bristol

In November 2013 the University of Bristol was visited by Hitachi. The afternoon saw discussions with a primary focus on challenges related to the clean-up of the Fukushima Dai Ichi power station rather than New Build. Bristol has started to draft some work packages for Hitachi in this area. A team of NRC researchers led […]

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