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National Nuclear User Facility – Hot Robotics Town Hall Meeting

We would like to warmly invite you to our Town Hall Meeting to share with you an opportunity to become a participating user of a National Nuclear User Facility for ‘Hot Robotics’ (NNUF-HR). Funded by UKRI, this £7M facility will provide a significant opportunity for researchers to gain access to cutting-edge robotics equipment to support their research and development.

By coming to a meeting you will….

  • - Be first in the queue
  • - Help make sure we have the right facilities for you
  • - Learn how to access the equipment quickly, easily and at low cost

The day’s itinerary includes an introduction to the NNUF-HR by Professor Tom Scott from the University of Bristol and the lead on the Bristol NNUF-HR Project. The day will also include presentations from each of the NNUF regional nodes and will provide an opportunity for you to input your ideas and recommendations for equipment and capabilities that the facility will offer.


10.30: Arrival, registration, coffee

Introductory session

11.00: Welcome and opening remarks

11.15: Overview of the NNUF-HR – Professor Tom Scott

11:45: Overview of provisional equipment for the respective facilities

  1. RACE in Oxfordshire
  2. DCF/Workington in Cumbria
  3. Fenswood/BRL in Bristol

12.30: Discussion session 1 – Equipment and Capability

13.15: Lunch

14.00: Discussion session 2 – User access; coming in and loaning out

14:45:Feedback from the discussion groups

15:15: Close / networking


Please register for this event via the Eventbrite page:

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Hub members win funding for new National Nuclear User Facilities

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