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NWS employees visit nuclear waste facilities in Sweden during international learning trip

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Last month, NWS employees travelled to Sweden to meet the organisation responsible for managing and disposing of the country’s nuclear waste, SKB. The privately owned company, which identified a site for a Geological Disposal Facility in 2009, hosted the NWS …

“Nuclear is green… and the perfect career challenge for those passionate about the environment”

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Climate insight blog

Martin Clough, Sellafield Ltd’s head of environmental management at Sellafield, explains why the nuclear industry is the perfect choice for those looking for a career in environmental safety and protection.

Swiss underground rock laboratory turns 25

RWM’s Principal Geoscience Manager Sally Thompson and Stakeholder Engagement Manager Jane Cantwell visited Switzerland’s Mont Terri underground rock laboratory to join international colleagues in marking the 25th anniversary of this pioneering facility for research into geological disposal.

We are frank, fearless and female

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Portrait image of Nicole Cowles

Just over week ago Nicole Cowles was interviewed by ITV Border for one of a series of programmes titled “We are Frank, Fearless and Female” that was broadcast to mark International Women’s Day 2020. Nicole gives us an insight into being a transgender woman and working for a equal opportunities employer that welcomes equality, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

Is there a science to success in STEM?

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Rebecca Ballantyne sitting down reading a story to children

Rebecca Ballantyne, a Sellafield Ltd scientist, thought she wanted a career in forensic science, yet ended up at Sellafield and on an international stage and named as one of the top 20 female scientists in the world. She is passionate about promoting STEM subjects and here she shares her tips for how to get the most out of STEM subjects.

From HR and recruitment to Quality at Sellafield. My route into STEM.

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a portrait of Philippa Hawley

Celebrating International Women's Day continues with another inspirational female who has just been included in the 2020 Northern Power Women Future list, She tells us about her career path from a history and philosophy degree to a job in quality.

Creating a gender-balanced workforce

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In the week that International Women's Day is being celebrated, Claire Gallery-Strong, Head of Business Improvements at Sellafield Ltd and chair of Women in Nuclear, is spreading the world about gender equality in the workplace. Here, she gives us her 6 top tips on how we can all make a difference..