When you hear the term “radioactive waste”, what images come to mind? Radioactive waste actually comes in many different shapes and sizes. But despite what certain TV programmes would have you believe, one thing it definitely doesn’t look like is …
Cherry Tweed - Chief Scientific Officer at Radioactive Waste Management
Cherry is the Chief Scientific Advisor to Radioactive Waste Management and an Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham.
She has an MA in Natural Sciences and a PhD in Materials Science from Cambridge University and over 25 years’ experience in geological disposal.
Pan ydych yn clywed am “wastraff ymbelydrol”, pa ddelweddau sy’n dod i’ch meddwl? Mae gwastraff ymbelydrol i’w weld mewn sawl ffordd. Ond er gwaetha’r hyn mae rhai rhaglenni teledu eisiau i chi ei gredu, yn sicr nid yw’n edrych fel …
Fe ddechreuais i fel Prif Ymgynghorydd Gwyddonol i Radioactive Waste Management yn 2011, ond fe ddechreuais i weithio ar raglen gwaredu daearegol y DU pan oeddwn i’n dechrau fy ngyrfa yng nghanol yr 1980au. Yn ystod y cyfnod hwn roeddwn …
I started as Chief Scientific Adviser for Radioactive Waste Management in 2011, but I first began working on the UK’s geological disposal programme when it was just starting in the mid-1980s. At the time, I was working in computer programming, …
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A place for anyone with an interest in the management of radioactive waste and nuclear materials, and the progress of cleaning up nuclear sites in the UK.
- Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)
- Radioactive Waste Management (RWM)
- Sellafield Ltd
- Magnox Ltd
- Low Level Waste Repository Ltd (LLWR)