November 2021

Inspiring the next generation of nuclear scientists across Cumbria

Following recent discussions at COP26, solutions for the climate crisis are something that governments across the globe are urgently looking into.

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NNL scientists inspire next generation across Cumbria

This month, two senior scientists from the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) visited Dearham Primary School based in Cumbria.

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Athanasia Tzelepi

NNL’s Athanasia Tzelepi awarded 2021 Institute of Physics Dennis Gabor Medal and Prize

Athanasia Tzelepi from the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has been awarded the 2021 Institute of Physics Dennis Gabor Medal and Prize.

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NNL and DNV join forces to deliver UK hydrogen gas network project

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and DNV are partnering to explore the potential of nuclear for the conversion of UK gas networks to hydrogen.

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ANSIC announce successful applications from academic and industry open calls

NNL’s Advanced Nuclear Skills and Innovation Campus (ANSIC) pilot is delighted to reveal successful applications, following the academic and industry open calls in September.

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NDA Risk and Assurance, Environment and Sustainability Post-Doctoral Research Associate Bursary

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is requesting applications to its PDRA bursary scheme, that is targeted at predominately risk and assurance, environment, and sustainability subjects.

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NNL’s Technical Induction: A Graduate Insight

By Euan Allatt, Graduate Chemist at NNL

I had the opportunity to attend NNL’s technical induction for the new starters on this year’s graduate and post-doctoral schemes.

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The Nuclear Renaissance: A Transition to a Sustainable Future

By Cicily Hillebrand, Graduate Chemical Engineer

This month all eyes have been fixed on the COP26 summit in Glasgow and climate change has once again dominated the headlines.

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NNL Welcomes Government Backing for Rolls-Royce SMR Programme

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) welcomes today’s announcement of £210 million of Government funding  to develop Small Modular Reactors (SMR) in the UK, matched by private investment.

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NDA PhD Bursary 2022

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is requesting applications to its PhD bursary scheme, to support its mission to deliver safe, sustainable and publicly acceptable solutions to the challenge of decommissioning and clean

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