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Record synchrotron light experiment investigates nuclear waste materials
11 July, 2017
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Two contracts for UK NNL
Wednesday, July 05, 2017 The UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has been awarded two major contracts by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy under the first part of the UK’s...

Jordan gains access to French research facilities
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Jordan and France on 24 May signed a partnership agreement under which the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) will have access to French Alternative Energies and Atomic...

Middle East Synchrotron centre launched in Jordan
Thursday, May 18, 2017 The Middle East’s first major international research centre for science application research was inaugurated on 16 May at Allan in Jordan. Scientists from across the region will use...

Synchrotron centre opened in Jordan
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 The Middle East’s first major international research centre for science application research, SESAME, will be inaugurated on 16 May in Jordan.

Russia’s international research centre to include radiochemical facility
Thursday, May 11, 2017 A multifunctional radiochemical research facility under construction at the site of the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR), in Dimitrovgrad, Russia is to be included in...

Swedish regulator approves waste research programme
Monday, April 03, 2017 The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) has recommended the government approve a research and development programme on radioactive waste management submitted by radioactive...

Exelon funds US MIT project on cladding
Monday, April 03, 2017 US power company Exelon has allocated $4.5m to Assistant professor of nuclear science and engineering Michael Short and collaborators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...

UK universities to develop robots for nuclear sites
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 The Bristol University of the West of England (UWE) in the UK has received £4.6m as part of a consortium to design and build the next generation of robots for use in hazardous environments.

UK National Nuclear Laboratory needs urgent attention
Saturday, February 25, 2017 Expert witnesses to the UK House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into priorities for nuclear research and technologies said on 21 February that the UK's...

India develops medical products using caesium-137
Friday, February 24, 2017 A production line at India’s Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Trombay is producing medical products based on caesium-137 instead of the usual cobalt-60, with a range of benefits.

A nuclear research centre for Zambia
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 The governments of Zambia and the Russian Federation on 16 February signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction of a nuclear research centre in Zambia.

Poland signs agreement with Europe’s JRC
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Poland’s National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) on 9 February signed an agreement to collaborate with the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).

IAEA looks at alternative Mo-99 production method
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) paper has looked at an alternative method for producing molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), which could help increase the supply of the key medical isotope.

China opens new nuclear research centre
Thursday, December 01, 2016 A new research and development centre was opened on 29 November in China’s coastal city of Yantai in Shandong Province, aiming to solve technical challenges in China's domestic...

UK researchers develop diamond battery using radioactive waste
Thursday, December 01, 2016 Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol have developed a man-made diamond “battery” which can generate power when placed near a radioactive field. The technology can make use...

IAEA supports co-operation on molten salt reactors
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) plans to establish a framework for cooperation on the technological and scientific development of molten salt reactors. Experts from 17...

Russia seeks partners for its SVBR project
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Russia is considering asking foreign partners to join its development of the Generation IV SVBR 100 reactor design, but has denied reports that the cost of the project has more...

Hitachi-GE signs MOU with UK universities
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd (Hitachi-GE) on 31 October signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Imperial College London and Bangor University (Wales). Hitachi-GE has...

US companies to co-operate on fast reactors
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Southern Nuclear Development (a subsidiary of Southern Nuclear Operating Company) are to collaborate in studying the development and...

Russian agreement with Paraguay
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Russia and Paraguay on 18 October signed a memorandum on of understanding on peaceful nuclear cooperation. The document, signed by Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga and...

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