International Women’s Day shed focus on the strengths and achievements of women around the world. And to showcase women in the nuclear industry, Clare Fuller hears from two women: Dorothy Gradden OBE, who started her career more than 20 years ago, and Heather Patterson, who only began working in the industry last October. Together, they highlight the differences in the sector.
David Vineall, the NDA's HR Director, looks forward to focusing on education and skills, which are vital to ensure the UK has a skilled workforce capable of carrying out the work of decommissioning our nuclear sites.
You are never too young to start learning about engineering – that’s the view of Martin Morgan at LLWR (Low Level Waste Repository Ltd), sharing how they teamed up with Seascale Brownies to enable the girls to take their first fun steps into the discipline.
Nucleargraduate Heather Patterson was impressed by the expertise of budding nuclear specialists who attended a recent event for PhD students in Manchester.
NDA Research Manager Yvonne Morris looks back on a conference that attracted more than 100 people to share ideas and progress on the latest research activities in nuclear decommissioning. The annual Nuclear Frontiers conference has taken place for the last …
Nikos Adamidis shares his views on the 4th national Women in Nuclear Conference after receiving the accolade of Ally of the Year 2018 at the event.
NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge is inspired by the promising innovative ideas now being explored in the £8.5 million competition to find new ways of dealing with problematic, highly radioactive nuclear facilities.
Fiona Bruce, Executive Support Manager at Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd, has been shortlisted for Women In Nuclear’s Champion of the Year Award 2018. She shares her views on the importance of gender diversity in the nuclear industry and talks about how she and others are addressing issues in the workplace that affect women at Dounreay nuclear site and in the industry generally.
Steven Carroll, Head of the programme to empty Sellafield’s oldest nuclear waste store, celebrates the completion of work to that could finally enable the highly radioactive contents to start being removed next year.
Beccy Pleasant, the NDA’s Head of Talent and Skills, shares her enthusiasm for a new online skills-matching service, the Nuclear Gateway, that puts job candidates in direct contact with a pool of prospective employers.