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August nuclear research round-up

Several new research outputs relating to nuclear energy have been published from the University in August. Here is a summary of these publications with links to the full papers. Radiocarbon dating A team of researchers at the Universities of Belfast, Sheffield, Bristol, Glasgow, Oxford, St. Andrews and Historic England, among many other international institutions, used […]

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New environmental radiation protection research paper

A new international research paper presents and discusses issues involved in developing an ecosystem approach for environmental radiation protection. This is an output that presents the results of discussions at a workshop held as part of the International Congress of Radiation Research (Environmental Health stream) in Manchester in 2019. This workshop aimed to provide a […]

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New research: Modelling AGR core behaviour in seismic conditions

A new research paper presents a unique, highly innovative and technically challenging earthquake engineering project that has provided vital evidence to underpin the seismic safety assessments of the Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors. This is an output based on the long-standing collaborative research project between the University of Bristol, EDF and Atkins on plant-life extension of AGR […]

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Investment in New Equipment for Materials Research

As part of recent investment in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol, the Solid Mechanics Research Group (SMRG) has been awarded funding for new equipment to carry out advanced mechanical testing and high temperature measurements. This equipment will be used for experimental research programmes on structural integrity and materials characterisation for industrial […]

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