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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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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 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

The TRANSCEND programme

TRANSCEND is a collaborative research consortium of 11 universities and 8 industry partners. The £9.4million research programme comprises 40 projects which will address some of the key challenges within nuclear decommissioning and waste management.

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Diamonds for nuclear decommissioning – WEMMA/NIWB seminar

The next WEMMA lecture will be on ‘Diamonds for nuclear decommissioning’.  The lecture will be given by Chris Hutson from the University of Bristol

  • Date: Wednesday 12th December
  • Venue: Enderby room, HH Wills Physics laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL.
  • Time: Refreshments will be available from 18:30, with the lecture starting at 19.00.

The talk will cover: Nuclear sensors, measuring high intensities of radiation at Sellafield and future plans for Fukushima clean up.

To help with planning the lecture, please register at the link below


Nuclear Institute Western Branch

The Western Branch of the Nuclear Institute is one of the key centres of the nuclear industry in the UK and one where activity is growing. In response to this, the Western Branch is constantly building on our already impressive line-up of activities and events, to respond to the demands of the blossoming community.

West of England Metals and Materials Association (WEMMA)

The West of England Metals and Materials Association (WEMMA) is affiliated to Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). It aims to provide a service to all materials professionals in the West of England by organising talks and events and providing a focus for discussions. WEMMA lectures are accredited for professional development by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. On request, those attending will receive an official Professional Development Certificate for their log.  www.wemma.org.uk

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Could ‘Iron Man’ style suit be the answer to the world’s biggest nuclear challenge?

If wearable technologies are the future, a radioactive-busting robotic suit could represent yet one more dramatic step into the beyond. The University of Bristol has won a contract from Sellafield Ltd and Innovate UK to consider using novel wearable technologies for nuclear decommissioning workers. As the lead organisation of a consortium including National Nuclear Laboratory, […]

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