As the NDA’s trailblazing nucleargraduates scheme approaches its 10th anniversary, we hear from 3 graduates past and present and the opportunities the programme has given them, opening doors to new experiences in the nuclear industry.
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.
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.
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.