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Countdown to COP26: Nuclear’s Younger Generation Driving Action on Climate Change

With the urgency of the climate crisis, there is a growing public consciousness about the role each and every one of us can play in achieving net zero.

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Response to Government announcement on the Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) demonstration programme

In response to today’s Government announcement that plans have moved a step closer to having the latest nuclear technology up and running within the next decade, Dr Paul Howarth, Chief Executive Officer of the National Nuclear

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New Report Sets Out Cross-Sector Plan for Zero Carbon Hydrogen from Nuclear

Launched by the Nuclear Sector Deal’s Innovation Group, the report maps the actions needed to realise the opportunity of nuclear derived hydrogen to help unlock net zero.

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Our Science and Technology Agenda: Unleashing Innovation and Meeting the UK’s Climate Change Targets

Following the recent launch of NNL’s Strategic Plan, we are pleased to share our new Science and Technology Agenda publication, which sets out our aims and ambitions for the coming years.

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UK’s national laboratory for nuclear fission opens first formal base in Wales

The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has formalised its research and development ambitions in Wales with the launch of a new base in Ynys Môn/Isle of Anglesey.

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Front cover of AFCP's roadmap report, Fuelling Net Zero: Advacned Nuclear Fuel Cycle Roadmaps for a Clean Energy Future

Fuelling Net Zero: NNL Publishes Advanced Fuel Cycle Roadmaps for a Clean Energy Future

The NNL-led Advanced Fuel Cycle Programme (AFCP) has published a series of roadmaps that will enable UK policy makers and industry to plan for the future of nuclear in delivering net zero.

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Innovation Through Heroism: Our Female Engineers Are Leading The Way

This year’s International Women in Engineering Day is about celebrating the world’s #EngineeringHeroes and the impact they make on all our daily lives.

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The title of NNL's new report: UK Energy System Modelling, Net Zero 2050

NNL Unveils Transformative Nuclear for Net Zero Modelling

NNL has published a ground-breaking new report, UK Energy System Modelling: Net Zero 2050.

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NNL Announces Appointment of New Science and Technology Director

NNL is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Paul Nevitt as our new Science and Technology Director.

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Countdown to COP26: Communication and engagement is our responsibility as scientists

What has always struck me working at NNL, and with colleagues across the nuclear sector, is just how many of us are environmentalists at heart.

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