MCM Renews Cyber Essentials Certification

19th January 2018

MCM are keen to demonstrate our commitment to cyber security in order to keep our IT systems and data as secure as possible.  We have again applied for and obtained Cyber Essentials Certification to show that security controls have been implemented according to UK government guidelines.  Thus reducing the threat of cyber attacks by an …

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Just Published: Tsunamis – Geology, Hazards and Risks

15th January 2018

Ellie Scourse edited a book, recently published by the Geological Society, entitled ‘Tsunamis – Geology, Hazards and Risks’. The book can be purchased from the Geological Society by following this link.   Purchase here.

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Donation to Shelter

12th January 2018

This winter MCM has donated £1,000 to Shelter.  Homelessness is an emergency all year round, but even more dangerous in winter and cold weather.  Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness by giving advice, support and legal services. They campaign to make sure that, one day, no one …

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12th November 2017

Tara recently returned from Taiwan and completed work as part of the team for the International Peer Review of the “Technical Feasibility Assessment Report on Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal” 2017 study, in the role of an expert reviewer and scientific writer. Working with our long-time friend and MCM-associate Prof. Alan Hooper and expert colleagues …

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We have been chosen to support the management of the UK’s nuclear knowledge

19th June 2017

MCM and their partners Arup are delighted to have been selected to be the sole providers of knowledge management services through the Shared Services Alliance to the NDA estate and associated participating organisations. There are significant business and organisational benefits to be obtained from the effective management of knowledge. The NDA states that the …

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Ellie Scourse has Co-Authored the following Chapter in a newly published book: ‘Expert judgement elicitation: Application to science issues in siting facilities for geological disposal of nuclear waste’

16th June 2017

Ellie Scourse has recently co-authored a chapter in a book called ‘Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste (Second Edition)’. The chapter is entitled ‘Expert judgement elicitation: Application to science issues in siting facilities for geological disposal of nuclear waste’ and was authored by Ellie, Willy Aspinall, Neil …

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JOPRAD Workshop – 4 April 2017

10th April 2017

MCM have been involved in the EC JOPRAD (‘Towards Joint Programming on Radioactive Waste Disposal’) Project since 2015. Ellie Scourse from MCM presented at a recent workshop in London, on the development of the Programme Document and Strategic Research Agenda for the JOPRAD project.  The workshop was well attended, with 100 participants from 22 …

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It’s not all about work…Ellie Scourse qualifies as a yoga teacher!

20th December 2016

Ellie Scourse has recently qualified as a yoga teacher, so if anyone is feeling inflexible, stiff or in pain from sitting at their desks reading radioactive waste management reports, then maybe yoga would help! It’s now recognised that sitting for long periods of time is bad for your physical and mental health. Moving is …

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MCM are Recruiting – Principal Scientist/Engineer

20th December 2016

MCM are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Principal Scientist/Engineer to join our dynamic team!   2017 is set to be an exciting year for MCM, please have a look at the job description, and get in contact if you’re interested!  Email   job-description-principle-engineer-scientist-2016  

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Happy Christmas from MCM

12th December 2016

Everyone at MCM Environmental Services Ltd would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year. We’d like to thank you all for your support this year and we look forward to working with you in 2017! To see how we’ve been celebrating click on the video below…NB: Christmas silliness warning …

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Professor Neil Chapman to be conferred as Emeritus Professor

18th October 2016

The University of Sheffield have announced they will confer the title of Emeritus Professor on Neil Chapman with effect from 1st January 2017 in recognition of his most distinguished services and contribution to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at this University. The title is awarded to retired Professors who have made an …

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MCM gains Cyber Essentials Certification

26th August 2016

What is Cyber Essentials? The Cyber Essentials scheme has been developed by Government and industry.  It provides businesses small and large with clarity on good basic cyber security practice. The scheme outlines the basic controls an organisation should implement to mitigate the risk from common internet based threats.  It allows a company to demonstrate …

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Celia Wighton – on work experience

23rd August 2016

Celia Wighton is a Geology student from Brighton University, she recently joined the MCM team in Bristol for work experience. She was involved in collating information for a site characterisation project for a low/intermediate level radioactive waste disposal facility, and joined a workshop at RWM on inlet cell design options. For find out more …

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11th July 2016

Ellie Scourse publication lead article on Earth and Space Science News website Ellie Scourse co-authored a paper highlighting work done for the NUMO funded Topaz project.  This has been published recently on the AGU Publications Website. Its was also the lead article on the Earth and Space Science News website. To read the full article titled …

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27th May 2016

One of the most important developments in radioactive waste management to have occurred recently is the initiative by the Government of South Australia to consider the pros and cons of establishing nuclear fuel cycle facilities in the State. South Australia is among the world’s major suppliers of uranium and the government wished to consider …

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