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The Nuclear Renaissance: A transition to a sustainable future

By Cicily Hillebrand, Graduate Chemical Engineer

This month all eyes have been fixed on the COP26 summit in Glasgow and climate change has once again dominated the headlines.

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NNL Welcomes Government Backing for Rolls-Royce SMR Programme

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) welcomes today’s announcement of £210 million of Government funding  to develop Small Modular Reactors (SMR) in the UK, matched by private investment.

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NDA PhD Bursary 2022

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is requesting applications to its PhD bursary scheme, to support its mission to deliver safe, sustainable and publicly acceptable solutions to the challenge of decommissioning and clean

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Nuclear Energy – A Kid’s Guide

Electricity is powering lots of things around us all the time – things that are plugged into sockets and
things that run on batteries.

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UK’s National Laboratory For Nuclear Fission Announces Welsh Skills Partnership

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has launched a skills partnership with Wales’s largest further-education (FE) institution, helping nurture the next generation of highly skilled individuals.

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NNL’s S&T Agenda Moves Forward With Announcement Of Focus Area Challenges To Support Cross-Sector Innovation

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is supporting cross-sector innovation by launching challenges in three of the four Focus Areas outlined in its Science and Technology (S&T) Agenda.

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Financial Times - Mini reactors offer path to put nuclear power at heart of green energy push

The Financial Times – Mini Reactors Offer Path To Put Nuclear Power At The Heart Of Green Energy Push

With COP26 around the corner, nuclear has a pivotal role to play in helping the planet reach its net zero targets on time.

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UK’s National Laboratory For Nuclear Fission Partner With Nuclear Transport Solutions To Influence Global Security Measures

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is partnering with Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) to develop UK security expertise.

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NNL Welcomes £10M Extension To BEIS-Funded AFCP Programme

NNL – the UK’s national nuclear laboratory for fission – has agreed with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) a £10m extension to the pioneering Advanced Fuel Cycle Programme (AFCP)

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Groundbreaking NNL Scheme For Post Doctoral Colleagues Launches

Today marks the first day of the new NNL Post Doctoral Development Scheme – a pioneering new scheme for early career colleagues who have recently completed PhD qualifications.

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