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NNL Chief Executive, Prof. Paul Howarth, to Retire in 2025

After 13 years as Chief Executive of the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), Prof. Paul Howarth has announced that he will retire in Spring 2025.

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NNL welcomes reappointment of Ian Funnell as Chair

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is pleased to announce that Ian Funnell has been reappointed by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) as NNL’s Chair for a second term, when his current term comes to an end

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NNL is seeking a Non-Executive Director

The UK Government is seeking a non-Executive Director to join the National Nuclear Laboratory board to advise on all matters relating to the Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality (EHSS&Q); and Chair NNL’s Techno

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International Women’s Day 2024

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Invest In Women’. At NNL, we have joined up with the Girls Out Loud organisation, who run mentoring programmes for teenage girls.

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New Strategic Collaboration between University of Leicester and National Nuclear Laboratory links academia and industry

NNL has created a process to extract Americium-241 from stored nuclear material and repurpose it as fuel for systems developed by the University of Leicester, with support from the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency, f

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NNL Apprenticeships: Where anything is possible!

Our 2024 Apprenticeship Programme are now live and open for applications.There has never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear industry.

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British Fuels the Focus as UK Energy Secretary Visits NNL in Preston

The UK’s Energy Secretary met with scientists delivering on British innovation in advanced fuels manufacture this week, as part of a visit to the National Nuclear Laboratory in Preston, Lancashire.

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NNL announces £9.35 million investment from the Nuclear Fuel Fund for innovation centre and design of test facility

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has received a total of £9.35 million from the Nuclear Fuel Fund from the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.

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Substantially enhancing our knowledge of interactions between radiation and matter

Long-running research between the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory, The University of Manchester, UK, and Sellafield Ltd has probed the complex interplay between the surface features of plutonium dioxide and its surrounding env

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Announcing a new route to hear about our work, the NuClear Science: Webcast

We are proud to introduce a new digital channel that will showcase the work of our scientists and discuss it in a wider context.

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