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Three months with Hitachi-GE: a Student’s story

Each year one student on the MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering programme at the University of Bristol is able to undertake an exciting internship with Hitachi-GE in Japan. Last year Viktorija Zaksaite spent three months with the company, and this year Jin Ye was selected for this brilliant development opportunity. Here is Jin’s account of his […]

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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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Focus on Fukushima in latest Nuclear Seminar Series

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 […]

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MSc Student earns summer internship at Hitachi-GE in Japan

MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering student Jin Ye was recently selected along with several students from other UK Universities to attend a summer internship at Hitachi-GE in Japan this year. We caught up with Jin to tell us a little more about his expectations for his summer internship. Tell us about your application for the […]

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Bristol Academic Presents Fukushima Research at IMechE Technical Lecture

Dr Rob Malkin from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bristol presented at the IMechE Portsmouth & Isle of Wight AGM & Technical Lecture.  The lecture, entitled ‘Britain’s New Nuclear programme – How Green an alternative?’ took place on Wednesday 31st January at the University of Portsmouth. Dr Rob Malkin, Senior Research Associate in […]

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Ongoing Research Collaboration with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency

Between the 7th and 14th November 2017, four members of the Interface Analysis Centre (IAC) visited the Fukushima Prefecture region of eastern Japan.  This was led by our Director for Science Professor Tom Scott, and generously funded through donations by a University of Bristol Alumnus alongside the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The goals […]

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