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The NDA’s ‘Grand Challenges’ for technical innovation

Two scientists wearing 3D goggles

Sara Huntingdon, the NDA’s Head of Innovation, explains why the NDA group is committed to taking more of a lead on innovation as it launches its Grand Challenges for Technical Innovation.

Summit brings people together to improve understanding

NDA Head of Stakeholder Relations John McNamara reflects on the recent 2-day summit, held in Anglesey, for individuals and organisations who are interested in our clean-up mission.

Fascinating to see projects progress from the drawing board to reality

As the £8.5 million Integrated Innovation in Nuclear Decommissioning (IIND) competition heads into the final stages, NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge invites the 5 collaborative projects to outline their work.

Turning the corner to exciting times

300 tonne waste being retrieved from Pile Fuel Storage Pond (PFSP)

Mark Wareing, the NDA’s Major Projects and Programmes Manager, has been involved with Sellafield’s legacy ponds and silos for the last 20 years. He acts as the link between Sellafield and the NDA to support the decommissioning mission and provide assurance to government and stakeholders that the NDA are making efficient and effective progress.

Building a stronger NDA Group with relentless focus on nuclear clean-up

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David Peattie: "Changes to the way we work and manage ourselves will be the most significant since our organisation was created in 2005."

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.

Robots reduce radioactive risks for workers in nuclear decommissioning

UK Robotics Week 2018

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.

Being a woman in nuclear: challenging but rewarding

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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.