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TRANSCEND Industry Roadshow

The TRANSCEND Industry Roadshow is a chance to learn about the new £9.4 million EPSRC research programme being undertaken by our consortium of universities and nuclear industry partners.

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Agenda

10:00 Registration / Teas & Coffees

10:30 Introduction and Housekeeping

10:40 TRANSCEND: An Overview Prof. Mike Fairweather, University of Leeds

10:55 Theme 1 Integrated Waste Management Dr Claire Corkhill, University of Sheffield

11:20 Theme 2 Site Decommissioning and Remediation Dr. Luc Vandeperre, Imperial College

11:45 Theme 3 Spent Fuels Prof. Tom Scott, University of Bristol

12:10 Theme 4 Nuclear Materials Prof Colin Boxhall, Lancaster University

12:35 Lunch & Networking

13:30 Impact Dr. Joanna Renshaw, University of Strathclyde

13:55 Industry partner involvement Geoff Randall, Sellafield Ltd.

14:20 Discussion

14:50 Closing remarks

Registration

Registration will be on a first come first served basis so you are advised to register early.

Tickets via Eventbrite

There is no cost to attend this event.

Should you require further information please contact Dr Lois Tovey, phone: 0113 343 0560

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