Research Manager Rick Short describes the two-year process of setting up a new research consortium with 10 universities as well as partner organisations in the public and private sector.
Rick Short is NDA's Research Manager.
NDA Research Manager Rick Short reflects on a conference exploring how satellite and space technologies can be applied to the UK’s earth-bound economy even potentially aiding nuclear decommissioning.
NDA Research Manager Rick Short reflects on a two-day technical conference that brought together 100-plus industry representatives, PhD researchers, academics from the UK and overseas scientists – all committed to shedding new light on some long-standing complexities associated with nuclear decommissioning.
Rick Short, NDA’s Research Manager, reports from the second DISTINCTIVE conference attended by PhD students and around 70 representatives from industry, regulators and international organisations. He outlines the importance of students understanding the context for their work to solve decommissioning challenges and how solutions can be applied on the ground.
NDA Research Manager Rick Short congratulates the UK research students who have been awarded scholarships to attend a prestigious international conference on nuclear decommissioning.
Rick Short, Research Manager, reports on a recent seminar where NDA-funded PhD students presented their work to their academic peers, technical leads from the NDA’s estate and industry representatives. He outlines the value of their research for the NDA and how the event helped them see where they could make a difference.
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- Magnox Ltd
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