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World’s first look at the atomic-scale of a future nuclear fuel shows how chromium can improve performance

In a world first, collaborative research has shown that a material that could be added to advanced fuel accumulates in certain regions, giving it desirable properties.

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NNL features in ITN Business programme Space: Advancing the Future

We are excited to announce our involvement in the programme Space: Advancing the Future, produced by ITN Business, featuring our report on the use of nuclear power in space.

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New case study series showca​ses our Science and Technology Innovations​

NNL is pleased to share our Science and Technology Case Study Series 2022-2023, which showcases five standout highlights from across our portfolio.

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NNL appoint new Chief Science & Technology Officer 

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is pleased to announce Dr Gareth Headdock as its new Chief Science & Technology Officer (CSTO) with effect from 1 November 2023.

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NNL sponsors 100 school children to attend New Scientist Live

National Nuclear Laboratory exhibited at the New Scientist Live event 7-9 October 2023. Over 23,000 people of all ages descended on the Excel Centre in London, curious about the latest in science and technology.

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Collaboration with new research hubs supports skills development in nuclear-enabled hydrogen

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is pleased to announce that it is partnering with two new, national hydrogen research hubs – officially launched last week – to help drive forward decarbonisation and further develop the

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Exciting developments for nuclear derived hydrogen

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has announced £6.1 million for the Bay Hydrogen Hub project, in which nuclear derived hydrogen will be used to decarbonise the production of asphalt.

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Ian Funnell elected as engineering Fellow

NNL is delighted to announce that our Chair, Ian Funnell, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Decarbonisation and regional growth are possible

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) hosted a highly successful event this morning at ‘Nuclear Week in Parliament’, showing that you can decarbonise the most energy-intensive industries and have a thriving local economy.

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UK-Japan partnership to accelerate the UK’s nuclear future

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is celebrating the signing of contracts with its key partner to accelerate the design of a UK high temperature gas reactor and coated particle fuel with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA).

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