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COP26 – What next?

By Dr Paul Howarth, Chief Executive Officer at the National Nuclear Laboratory

For everyone at NNL, net zero is of course front of mind.

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UK’s first Collaborating Centre designated by IAEA celebrates key milestone

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) was formally designated as the UK’s first Collaborating Centre by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in September 2020.

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Response to government confirmation of high temperature gas reactors (HTGRs) as technology of choice

Following confirmation today from the Rt Hon Greg Hands, UK Energy Minister, that High Temperature Gas Reactors (HTGRs) would be the technology of choice for advanced nuclear demonstration by the early 2030s.

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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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