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UK National Nuclear Laboratory specialists recognised by American Nuclear Society

Dr Fiona Rayment OBE, Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer at National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), and Dr Deborah Hill, NNL Head of Fellowship, have both been elevated to the grade of Fellow of the American Nuclear Societ

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NNL Chief Executive Paul Howarth Receives CBE In King’s Birthday Honours List

Professor Paul Howarth, Chief Executive of National Nuclear Laboratory, has been awarded a CBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List.

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NNL appoints new Chief Operations Officer 

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is pleased to announce Oli Wignall as its new Chief Operations Officer (COO) with effect from 3 June 2024.

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Security modelling and simulation software to support risk decision-making

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has published a paper outlining key regulatory considerations for the use of security modelling and simulation (SyM&S) software to support risk decision-making in the nuclear sector.

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Site of next nuclear plant welcomed by National Nuclear Laboratory 

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) welcomes the announcement of the location for the next large-scale nuclear plant in Anglesey, Wales from the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.

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National Nuclear Laboratory signs up to Nuclear Skills Charter

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has joined other key employers from the nuclear and engineering industries in signing up to a new charter pledging more collaboration, job opportunities and investment.

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NNL and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) strengthen the relationship between the two laboratories in a collaboration agreement for advanced nuclear fuel.

The UK’s national laboratory for nuclear fission and its counterpart in Japan have signed an agreement as part of the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero Step 1 Coated Particle Fuel Programme in the UK.

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Our customer collaborations continue to bring success

NNL is committed to using its earnings to reinvest in science and technology to bring benefit to society. Through our long-established collaborative approach, our work in Environmental Restoration aligns with Sellafield Ltd.

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The vital role of parents in encouraging young people into STEM

NNL recently joined other Racial Equality in Nuclear (REiN) ambassadors at a high school in Bolton to speak with pupils and their carers about the different job opportunities in the nuclear industry.

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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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