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The science behind long-term safety of a GDF

Geological Timeline

Because higher-activity radioactive waste will remain hazardous to human health for a long time, potentially beyond the next Ice Age, disposing of it safely is both a social responsibility and a unique scientific challenge. All around the world, it’s agreed …

Yn ei geiriau ei hun: cyflwyno ein Prif Ymgynghorydd Gwyddonol

Cherry Tweed - Chief Scientific Office at Radioactive Waste Management

Fe ddechreuais i fel Prif Ymgynghorydd Gwyddonol i Radioactive Waste Management yn 2011, ond fe ddechreuais i weithio ar raglen gwaredu daearegol y DU pan oeddwn i’n dechrau fy ngyrfa yng nghanol yr 1980au. Yn ystod y cyfnod hwn roeddwn …

In her own words: introducing our Chief Scientific Adviser

Cherry Tweed - Chief Scientific Office at Radioactive Waste Management

I started as Chief Scientific Adviser for Radioactive Waste Management in 2011, but I first began working on the UK’s geological disposal programme when it was just starting in the mid-1980s. At the time, I was working in computer programming, …