From Professor Melanie Brownridge, NDA Technology and Innovation Director Last month I attended the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Conference on Nuclear Decommissioning in Vienna. The event brought together around 450 decommissioning experts from around the world to discuss achievements, …
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.
On World Digital Preservation Day tomorrow, Jenny Mitcham, Head of Good Practice and Standards for the Digital Preservation Coalition, is spreading the word about digital preservation. Here, she reflects on her work for the NDA and provides an update on progress.
The NDA and two of its major contractors are sharing experience gained at Dounreay to help dismantle an experimental fast breeder reactor in Japan. Commercial manager Sarah Groves discusses the work, and how it’s helping to foster dialogue between the two communities.
The NDA’s National Waste Inventory Manager Hannah Paterson reflects on a recent international meeting to discuss status and trends in radioactive waste management.
Marie Berggren, from the Swedish municipality of Östhammar, shares her thoughts on the journey her community has taken within the Swedish geological disposal programme.
As the final instalment of Sky TV’s powerful Chernobyl drama came to an end, scientist Dr Claire Corkhill welcomes the interest it’s sparked in nuclear and says we need to talk more openly about the industry's global legacy.
NDA Inventory Manager, Martin James, outlines how international nuclear agencies are working together to report, for the first time, on global trends in how radioactive waste and spent fuels are managed.