National Nuclear Laboratory

Science and Innovation

Science and Innovation are at our core. Read about some of our work below.

Project FAITH

Project FAITH (Fuel Assembly Incorporating Thermal Hydraulics) is part of the UK government funded Advanced Manufacturing and Materials (AMM) Phase 2 nuclear innovation programme. This collaborative project addresses the shortage of internationally competitive UK facilities, as well as the loss of sodium R&D capability in the UK. It will also build on existing UK fuel […]Find out more

Advanced Fuel Development

NNL is developing advanced fuels using state of the art laboratoriesFind out more


A New Approach to Remote Visual Inspection of Pipes in the Nuclear IndustryFind out more

Waste Residue Processing

NNL has successfully developed techniques to help process difficult wastes. Find out more

Jules Horowitz Reactor

The JHR is a European wide collaboration to build a 100 MWth light water reactor for fuel and materials testing. Find out more

Public Engagement

Public Engagement and Consultation on Nuclear Issues In collaboration with others, NNL researches public attitudes and perceptions of nuclear technologies. We explore the use of novel, more meaningful methods for public consultation on nuclear topics. We also teach the next generation of nuclear experts about best practice in public engagement. The best way to explain […]Find out more