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TRANSCEND First Annual Meeting

The 1st Annual Meeting of the TRANSCEND consortium is being held on the 3rd & 4th April at The Apex City of Bath Hotel. The meeting dinner will be on the 3rd April at The Roman Baths and Pump Room.

This is the 1st Annual Meeting of the TRANSCEND Consortium and it will bring together academics, researchers and industrial stakeholders from across the civil nuclear sector. The meeting is the annual showcase for our research and is a good opportunity to meet with others involved with nuclear waste and decommissioning.

The meeting will take place over 2 days and will include oral and poster presentations from our researchers as well as keynote speakers.

Wednesday 3rd April

  • Theme 1 Integrated Waste Management
  • Theme 2 Site Decommissioning & Remediation

Thursday 4th April

  • Theme 3 Spent Fuels
  • Theme 4 Nuclear Materials
  • Links to ongoing research

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Registration

Tickets are free and can be found on Eventbrite.

For more information contact Dr Lois S Tovey ( l.tovey@leeds.ac.uk).

The TRANSCEND programme

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

The work of the consortium continues, rationalises and extends that previously undertaken on DISTINCTIVE with increased breadth, particularly in bringing together the academic and industrial communities to take more of a whole life cycle approach to decommissioning and waste management.

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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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Agenda

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

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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