Research and development
We know ‘what’ needs to be done to deliver our purpose of creating a clean and safe environment for future generations at Sellafield but working out the ‘how’ can be challenging as we tackle buildings that were never designed with decommissioning in mind. That’s where our active demonstrator programme comes in.
This week is British Science Week and we're showcasing the importance of science and scientists at Sellafield. Meet Robin Ibbotson, our new chief technical officer, who explains the role that science plays in cleaning up our legacy.
Josh Byrne, is our first operational research and analytics degree apprentice at Sellafield Ltd, he tells us why using maths and problem solving in his apprenticeship is helping high hazard reduction.
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.
Dr Sarah Bugby, Loughborough University Physics Lecturer, leads one of Game Changers’ most promising projects, she tells us why working with Sellafield Ltd and Game Changers is helping high hazard reduction.
To mark British Science Week, the NDA’s Technology and Innovation Director, Melanie Brownridge, talks about her career in science and why it’s important to challenge stereotypes. So, this week is British Science Week which coincides International Women’s Day - with …
Martin Chown, Chief Executive of Sellafield Ltd explains how our new Enterprise Strategy outlines the type of organisation we want to be, whilst clearly setting our 2020 - 2025 objectives.
Adrian Simper, the NDA's Group Strategy and Technology Director, looks at the progress being made across our businesses and encourages everyone to have their say on our innovative work.
Sellafield’s Higher Activity Waste Disposability Lead Hilary Royston-Bishop was encouraged by the high level of interest in a recent webinar for organisations interested in the £3.9 million competition seeking new ways to sort and segregate nuclear waste.
Ben Taylor, Safety Case Manager for the Decommissioning Programme, has been working to develop Magnox’s requirements for the newly launched Sort and Segregate Nuclear Waste competition. He believes that the successful system could be of value right across the nuclear sector.