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NIA International Group Meeting Held in Bristol

The University of Bristol’s Faculty of Engineering played host the the Nuclear Industry Association and its International Group on Wednesday 11th July. The theme of the conference was France and China, with a focus on practical innovation and business. Alongside the speaking agenda there was an exhibition of innovative technologies from both academia and industry. […]

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Nuclear South West Represented at the World Nuclear Exhibition

A Nuclear South West cluster was among the organisations promoting opportunities within the region at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris between 26 and 28 June. This grouping included the South West Nuclear Hub, Nuclear South West, Heart of the South West LEP, National College for Nuclear, SC Innovation and the Hinkley Supply Chain programme. On day two of the exhibition […]

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Latest Nuclear Research Publications

The South West Nuclear Hub brings together a network of multi-disciplinary academics spanning numerous departments including Physics, Engineering and Earth Sciences. Here are the latest research papers published by this community. University of Bristol Research Publications Burrows, R.W; Baron-Wiechec, A.; Harrington, CF; Moore, S.; Chaney, D.; Martin, T. L.; Likonen, J.; Springell, R.; Surrey, E. […]

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Bristol Graduate featured in Nuclear Institute Magazine

MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering graduate Viktorija Zaksaite has been featured in the Nuclear Institute’s Nuclear Future magazine in a feature entitled ‘Nuclear career success stories’. The article charts Viktorija’s path from a volunteer with the Nuclear Institute Western Branch, to studying MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering at the University of Bristol, to getting a job with CRA Risk  as a […]

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New project on 3D Imaging Techniques for the Nuclear Sector

The University of Bristol has been chosen to carry out a review of 3D imaging techniques for applications in the nuclear industry. This work will be carried out for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), as part of their Direct Research Portfolio. UoB will perform this work as a partner of Wood Group.   3D imaging techniques, such as […]

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Partnership Agreed with JAEA for environmental research in Fukushima

Dr Peter Martin and Professor Tom Scott from the Interface Analysis Centre recently travelled to Fukushima in Japan, to secure a five year partnership with the Japanese Atomic Energy Authority (JAEA) to work on isotopic and environmental aspects of the fallout material contaminating the area resulting from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. The week-long trip […]

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Latest Nuclear Research Publications

The South West Nuclear Hub brings together a network of multi-disciplinary academics spanning numerous departments including Physics, Engineering and Earth Sciences. Here are the latest research papers published by this community. Research Publications Banos, A.; Harker, N. J.; Scott, T. B. A review of uranium corrosion by hydrogen and the formation of uranium hydride.  In: Corrosion Science, […]

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French Ambassador visits the South West Nuclear Hub

French Ambassador to the UK, Jean-Pierre Jouyet, visited the South West Nuclear Hub to celebrate the signing of a strategic partnership agreement between the University of Bristol and the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (Arts et Métiers). Arts et Métiers is one of the premier engineering schools in France, with a base of nuclear specialists […]

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