Unique synchrotron visualisation techniques offer new forensic insights into the provenance of radioactive material from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident to understand the sequence of events related to the accident In April 2017, a joint team comprising the University of Bristol, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron […]
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The University of Bristol recently hosted a three-day symposium that brought together researchers from the UK and Japan to discuss research into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident of 2011. The event was generously supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) London. The theme of the symposium was intentionally wide and […]
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science UK-Japan Symposium: Evaluating the Long-Term Effects of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Tuesday 14th - Thursday 16th August
This conference will be hosted at the University of Bristol in the School of Physics.
Invited international speakers from JAEA, KURRI and Kyoto University.
View the Symposium programme here
Register on Eventbrite: jspsfdnpp2018.eventbrite.co.uk
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is Japan’s leading funding agency and is largely funded through annual subsidies from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Established in 1932, JSPS promotes the advancement of academic research in all disciplines from social sciences and humanities to natural sciences and engineering.
Additionally, JSPS administers a number of bilateral and multilateral programmes for scientific cooperation and exchange under memorandums of understanding concluded with its various counterpart foreign academic institutions around the world.
Two PhD students from the Interface Analysis Centre celebrated their graduation during the July Ceremonies having successfully completed their nuclear-related theses. On Friday 13th July Dr Chris Hutson and Dr Peter Martin from the Interface Analysis Centre (IAC) were awarded their Doctorates during the summer graduation ceremonies. They celebrated with family and staff in the […]
Dr Rob Malkin from the University of Bristol presented the latest South West Nuclear Hub Seminar this week which focused on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in 2011, and the subsequent decommissioning recovery challenge that is expected to take 100 years or more. The talk gave a comprehensive view of the events leading up to […]