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Dounreay learning shared at Japanese fast reactor

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The NDA and two of its major contractors are sharing experience gained at Dounreay to help dismantle an experimental fast breeder reactor in Japan. Commercial manager Sarah Groves discusses the work, and how it’s helping to foster dialogue between the two communities.

Building a sustainable process with the community at its heart

Marie Berggren, from the Swedish municipality of Östhammar, shares her thoughts on the journey her community has taken within the Swedish geological disposal programme.

Chernobyl drama sparks huge interest in nuclear, so let's talk about it

As the final instalment of Sky TV’s powerful Chernobyl drama came to an end, scientist Dr Claire Corkhill welcomes the interest it’s sparked in nuclear and says we need to talk more openly about the industry's global legacy.

Transport, design and licensing helps to address UK nuclear decommissioning challenges

As NDA subsidiary International Nuclear Services (INS) launches its 10-year strategy for 2019 to 2029, Managing Director Seth Kybird blogs about what INS has achieved so far, and its plans for the future.

We're supporting the development of technology for Fukushima clean-up

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Panel members visited the Fukushima Dai-ichi site to see progress

NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge is part of an international panel working with the Japanese to review their research for technologies needed to clean up the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi plant. She reflects on progress after returning from a recent visit.

Building an international nuclear family

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Tokyo University students visit one of Sellafield's legacy facilities

Our mission is part of an international effort to deal with the legacy from the earliest days of the nuclear industry, so working with other countries is essential in sharing vital knowledge that helps us all reach our shared goal. The NDA’s Head of International Relations, John Mathieson, explains how bilateral agreements and visits from overseas experts, as well as exchange visits, support this global drive.