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Further NDA Research Contracts for the University of Bristol

University of Bristol, as a partner of Wood plc, has been awarded two new contracts to carry out research work on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). This follows the announcement earlier this year of a contract for 3D imaging work with the NDA.      Stress Testing for Spent Fuel Storage The first project, led by […]

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New project on 3D Imaging Techniques for the Nuclear Sector

The University of Bristol has been chosen to carry out a review of 3D imaging techniques for applications in the nuclear industry. This work will be carried out for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), as part of their Direct Research Portfolio. UoB will perform this work as a partner of Wood Group.   3D imaging techniques, such as […]

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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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New Nuclear Energy Research Projects at the University of Bristol

February 2018: New Research Projects Starting Soon in the Solid Mechanics Research Group The University of Bristol Solid Mechanics Research Group (SMRG) will soon begin work on two major nuclear energy research projects: MAINTAiN, Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systems, funded by EPSRC. SMRG will lead this project, working with Universities of Oxford, […]

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