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NNL Welcomes Government’s Energy White Paper

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) welcomes the Government’s Energy White Paper published today, as part of the pathway towards achieving Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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NOW LIVE: NDA Bursary Scheme 2020-2021

The NDA is requesting applications to its bursary scheme, to support the NDA mission to deliver safe, sustainable and publicly acceptable solutions to the challenge of decommissioning and clean-up of the UK’s civil nuclear

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NNL Welcomes Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) welcomes the announcement today by Prime Minster Boris Johnson of an ambitious Ten Point Plan to deliver a Green Industrial Revolution for the UK, as part of the pathway towards achieving Net

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Stephanie is the Pride of Europe!

We are delighted to announce that NNL Senior Research Technologist, Dr Stephanie Thornber, has been named as the 2020 winner of the European Nuclear Society’s prestigious High Scientific Council (HSC) PhD award.

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New NNL Game Changer Challenges Now Open

We are offering funding to develop innovative solutions for a range of technically diverse challenges via the Game Changers innovation programme.

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NNL and JAEA Broaden Existing Agreement to Include HTGR Technology

NNL and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) have announced that their existing technical collaboration agreement, signed in 2001, is to be broadened to encompass High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor (HTGR) technology.

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Major International Honour for Fiona Rayment

We are delighted to share the news that our Chief Science and Technology Officer, Fiona Rayment OBE, has been recognised internationally through being awarded the rank of Chevalier of the prestigious Légion d’Honneur by the Fre

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New NNL Report Highlights Critical Steps Towards Delivery of Advanced Nuclear Technology

NNL today publishes a major new report – Advanced Nuclear for Heat and Hydrogen – which highlights the key enablers for advanced nuclear technology to play a wider role in decarbonising society and helping the UK to reach

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New Contract for NNL to Progress Space Battery Work

We’re pleased to announce a major new contract from the European Space Agency for NNL to carry our further ground-breaking work on the development of “space batteries” powered by americium-241.

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NNL Designated as the UK’s First IAEA Collaborating Centre

We are delighted to announce that the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory has been formally designated as a Collaborating Centre by the IAEA.

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