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Royal Society Research: Restatement of Radiation Health Effects

The Royal Society has published ‘A restatement of the natural science evidence base concerning the health effects of low-level ionizing radiation’, in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. This is a highly significant paper arising from the recent work of Sir John Beddington, the former Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for Science. […]

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MSc Student completes Japanese Internship

  MSc student Viktorija Zaksaite was selected as one of three students from the UK to do a summer internship at Hitachi-GE in Japan. She worked as part of Genpukei team who works in Plant and System Engineering Section. Here is her account of her time in Japan: “The program was well designed and managed. […]

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Bristol partners with Grenoble Institute of Technology on nuclear science

The University has formalised an agreement to collaborate with the Institut National de Physique de Grenoble (INP) on research and education in nuclear science. Dr Erik Lithander, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International and Student Recruitment), signed the agreement, which will support efforts by the University-run South West (SW) Nuclear Hub to internationalise its research and educational offer. […]

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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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The UKSAF Announce the Young Surface Analyst of the Year Competition 2016

The UKSAF Announce the Young Surface Analyst of the Year Competition 2016

Chairman Graham Smith, Secretary David Scurr, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, Tel: 0115 846 6276, david.scurr@nottingham.ac.uk Treasurer Keith Hallam, University of Bristol, Interface Analysis Centre, School of Physics, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL, Tel: 0117 331 1173, k.r.hallam@bristol.ac.uk Committee Members Morgan Alexander, Sarah Fearn, David Geeson, Paul Mack, David Morgan, […]

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Interface Analysis Centre picks up awards at nuclear technology event

Researchers from the University of Bristol’s Interface Analysis Centre (IAC) attended the recent “Technology Supply Chain in Action” event in Cumbria, co-hosted by the Nuclear Institute, Sellafield and the National Nuclear Laboratory, to demonstrate ongoing research in support of the decommissioning of nuclear facilities. Projects exhibited included: gamma flash scanning, radiation mapping of legacy facilities […]

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Hub and NNL sign a Memorandum of Understanding

The University of Bristol’s South West Nuclear Hub has entered into a strategic relationship with the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), who undertake applied nuclear research and development with a key role in supporting government and industry in strategic nuclear programmes. Read the full press release on the University website.

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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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