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Bristol team named joint winners of the IAEA Crowdsourcing Challenge

A research team from the University of Bristol was selected as one of the five best entries of the International Atomic Energy Agency Crowdsourcing Challenge that sought original concepts for advancing the decommissioning of nuclear facilities or environmental remediation of radiologically contaminated sites. The team’s submission was entitled characterization toolkit to enable accelerated decommissioning activities […]

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New Project on Review of Nuclear Robotics Systems

The University of Bristol (UoB), in partnership with Thales UK and the University of the West of England (UWE), has been awarded funding for a project on “Approaches to Safety Critical Certification for RAI Systems”. This project has been funded by the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR) – one of the two UK nuclear robotics […]

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Inaugural Lecture: Adventures in Atomic Energy with Robots and Radiation

Inaugural Lecture: Professor Tom Scott

Wednesday 7th March

In this exciting meander through a world of invisible hazards we will examine the sources of radioactivity in the world around us, visit historic characters who mined radioactive rocks in Cornwall and adventure into the Fukushima Fallout zone with the help of robots.

This inaugural lecture will examine the global opportunities and challenges presented by atomic energy, assisted by superheroes and introducing a never-ending battery made from radioactive waste trapped inside a diamond.

Tom Scott is Professor in Materials, Director of the Interface Analysis Centre and Co-Director of the South West Nuclear Hub.


Powell Lecture Theatre, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL


This lecture is free to attend but booking is essential.


This lecture will be streamed live on YouTube:

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National Centre for Nuclear Robotics Launch Workshop

The National Centre for Nuclear Robotics held its first collaboration workshop event at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 17th January. The lead partner of the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR), the University of Birmingham, hosted academic, industry and professional partners in a workshop to mark the launch of the Centre. The NCNR is a major Engineering […]

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