University of Oxford

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is a partner in the Nuclear Research Centre (NRC), a joint venture between the University of Bristol and the University of Oxford, that preceded the South West Nuclear Hub.

The primary department conducting nuclear research is Oxford Materials. Find out more via the below button:

Oxford Materials

Research Themes

  • Zirconium alloys in nuclear applications
  • Nuclear graphite and composite materials for GENIV
  • Atom Probe Tomography of nuclear materials
  • Materials for fission and fusion applications
  • Engineering materials for demanding environments
  • Micromechanical testing of fission and fusion materials
  • Deformation processing in nuclear materials
  • Advanced analytical techniques for nuclear materials


University of Oxford