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.
Research and development
The specialist skills of offshore engineering can be successfully adapted for nuclear decommissioning, as one northern business has found. To coincide with the first anniversary of the government’s Industrial Strategy, which encourages such cross-sector sharing. Red Engineering’s Joe Orrell shares the two-year journey of his expansion into nuclear.
During Green Great Britain Week, which marks the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act, Clare Fuller looks at how our world-leading nuclear decommissioning industry is a part of the UK's clean growth.
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.
Have you ever wondered what happens behind Sellafield’s security fences? Or how the site evolved from a farm to a nuclear icon and one of the biggest environmental clean-up challenges in Europe? Sellafield Ltd’s head of corporate communications, Emma Law, takes you inside Sellafield.
NDA's Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge welcomes the government's recently published Nuclear Sector Deal and the benefits it will bring for innovation in nuclear decommissioning.
As our Annual Report and Accounts for 2017 to 2018 are published, David Peattie, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, looks back over a year of progress and reflects on the learning that will transform the NDA into a stronger organisation, in the best possible shape to face challenges of the future.
It’s UK Robotics Week and the NDA’s Technical Assurance Manager Darrell Morris explains how the NDA Group is joining other industries and organisations to explore the latest robotic technologies. He shares details of some of the robots now tackling decommissioning challenges.
NDA Technical Assurance Manager Darrell Morris joined international counterparts at WM Symposia 2018 to embrace the growing opportunities for using robots in nuclear decommissioning, and for adapting robotic technologies from other industries.
Nucleargraduate Arun Khuttan, whose training included eight months at the NDA and is now seconded to Moltex Energy, outlines an inspirational week at the annual Waste Management Symposia (WMS) in Phoenix, US.