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.
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.
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.
NDA Research Manager Rick Short reflects on a conference exploring how satellite and space technologies can be applied to the UK’s earth-bound economy even potentially aiding nuclear decommissioning.
A visionary campus that’s training young people in science and engineering has opened its doors after being transformed from old research labs at Berkeley power plant – a first of its kind from the NDA.
Beccy Pleasant, Head of Skills and Talent for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, explains the value to the nuclear industry of vocationally-focused training provided by University Technical Colleges (UTCs). She outlines their role in developing a pipeline for apprenticeships and a future workforce. If your children are interested in a nuclear career, then find out more about what UTCs offer. Suppliers in the nuclear industry might also want to find out how they can support UTCs so that they benefit from skilled workers in the future, and play their part in ensuring that education helps support young people to be ready for the world of work.
Doug Cragg, part of the NDA’s Strategy Team, recounts attending an inspirational conference for young nuclear professionals in Manchester earlier this year, along with colleague Arun Khuttan.
On International Women in Engineering Day, Alyson Armett, a chartered electrical engineer and physicist, talks about how she transferred her engineering skills and experience from different industries to work in nuclear decommissioning.
NDA Research Manager Rick Short reflects on a two-day technical conference that brought together 100-plus industry representatives, PhD researchers, academics from the UK and overseas scientists – all committed to shedding new light on some long-standing complexities associated with nuclear decommissioning.