Two new papers, published in Applied Geochemistry and the Journal of Hazardous Materials, investigate the use of Electrokinetic Remediation (EKR) and its efficiency as an in-situ technique for remediation. This first study found that the method was effective mobilising caesium and strontium in organic-rich clay soil that simulates material found in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone […]
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Several members and collaborators in the South West Nuclear Hub network have been contributing to the fight against coronavirus. Supplies of PPE and other equipment have been donated in local areas, whilst the nuclear industry continues to generate energy and maintain critical infrastructure. PPE and supplies production The University of Plymouth is part of a […]
Research Area: Nuclear Hazards and Risks Researcher: David Reading, University of Southampton Partners: AWE Funders: AWE Outreach award The Challenge Nuclear forensics is dedicated to the characterisation of radiological and nuclear materials out of regulatory control. Its purpose is to determine the history of such nuclear material, for example its provenance and geolocation which […]
Several members of the South West Nuclear Hub have been awarded significant funding for four National Nuclear User Facility bids covering robotics, microscopy, radiochemistry and materials research. The National Nuclear User Facility (NNUF) was launched when HM Government’s announced its Nuclear Industrial Strategy in 2013. The aim of the NNUF is to provide the UK […]
This will be the 7th annual Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) symposium. Along with a broad, multidisciplinary range of applications, this year’s conference will include themes in biological (hard and soft) tissue imaging, understanding materials in 3D and recent advances in hardware and software tools.
Workshops will be taking place on Wednesday 11 September and the Symposium on Thursday 12 September & Friday 13 September 2019.
This international symposium will consist of keynote speakers, student talks, student poster presentations and an image competition. The symposium is designed to foster open discussion, networking, and collaborative opportunities between domains of expertise in academia, commercial users, and software and hardware providers.
Ticket purchase dates coming soon: https://www.toscainternational.org/attend
GW4 DOCTORAL STUDENT TRAINING SCHEME – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS – DEADLINE FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY The purpose of this award is to fund new student-led discipline-specific research training for postgraduate research students studying at GW4 universities. This scheme is NOW OPEN for applications. Call Name: Doctoral Student Training Scheme Call Deadline: 11:59pm 1st February 2019 Applications to be submitted to: email@example.com Download: Application […]
Research Outputs The South West Nuclear Hub brings together a network of multi-disciplinary academics spanning numerous universities and departments. Here are some of the latest research papers published by this community. University of Bristol Research Publications Find all research outputs from the University of Bristol here: https://research-information.bristol.ac.uk/en/ Researchers have successfully tested a remotely-operated underwater vehicle […]
Grants and Awards Alan Turing Institute Fellows Professor Awais Rashid, Professor of Cyber Security, has been named as one of 30 University of Bristol academics to become an Alan Turing Institute Fellow. Research Outputs The South West Nuclear Hub brings together a network of multi-disciplinary academics spanning numerous universities and departments. Here are some of the latest […]
Grants and Awards Dr Valeska Ting appointed to EPSRC’s Energy Strategic Advisory Committee Congratulations to Dr Valeska Ting of the Cabot Institute Low Carbon Energy research theme. She has been appointed to EPSRC’s Energy Strategic Advisory Committee which provides strategic advice to help develop the Cross-Research Council Energy Program. The program invests more than £625 […]
A large programme of projects looking into nuclear decommissioning has been announced, that will see a consortium of 11 universities collaborate with industry on over 40 projects with funding totalling over £9m. This includes Hub members the universities of Bristol and Southampton, as well as Cavendish Nuclear. Building on a core grant of £4.6 million […]