Cyber Essentials Certification 2021

8th February 2021

Cyber Essentials is a Government backed scheme designed to guard against the most common internet based cyber security threats and allows organizations of all sizes to demonstrate their commitment to cyber security. These basic security controls are: Firewalls Secure Configuration Access Controls Malware Protection Patch Management   From April 1st 2020 IASME became the …

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IAEA Publication – Design Principles and Approaches for Radioactive Waste Repositories

7th December 2020

Dr Ally Clark (MCM) provided consultancy support to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), providing expert opinion and development of an IAEA document entitled ‘Design Principles and Approaches for Radioactive Waste Repositories’.  This publication is intended to assist Member States in planning for the disposal of radioactive waste.  It describes the approaches and principles …

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UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Knowledge Management Framework

MCM and their partners Arup are delighted to have been re-selected to be the sole providers of knowledge management services to the NDA Estate.  Knowledge Management is a key enabler of safe, secure, efficient and effective management of the UK’s civil nuclear liability, from decommissioning to disposal. For further details see the brochure below: …

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Cyber Essentials Certification 2020

10th February 2020

Cyber Essentials is a UK government scheme that sets out 5 basic security controls to protect organisations against around 80% of common internet cyber attacks. These basic security controls are: Firewalls Secure Configuration Access Controls Malware Protection Patch Management For the fourth year running our certification was assessed and approved by IT Governance Ltd. A …

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MCM achieves Cyber Essentials Certification

4th February 2019

For the third year running MCM has been able to demonstrate our commitment to cyber security by achieving the standard required for Cyber Essentials Certification.  This standard confirms that we have the necessary security controls in place to reduce the threat of cyber attack by an estimate 80%. Our certification was assessed and approved by …

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RWM Concepts Integration Project – Reports Published

28th January 2019

RWM has published a series of reports on different engineering solutions (termed disposal concepts) for the geological disposal of UK radioactive waste.  From 2014 to 2017, the RWM Concepts Integrated Project Team, led by Amec Foster Wheeler (Wood) and supported by MCM, completed a series of tasks to advance knowledge for a variety of …

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Public acceptance as a driver for repository design

8th October 2018

In readiness for the official launch of the UK GDF siting process, we look to other countries who are also implementing geological disposal using a volunteer approach.  This recent paper ‘Public Acceptance as a Driver for Repository Design’, authored by MCM Founding Partner Ian McKinley and co-workers, once again demonstrates how important design decisions …

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We have moved!

1st October 2018

With effect from Monday 1st October 2018, we have moved offices.  Our new address is now: 1 Little King Street Bristol BS1 4HW All other contact details remain the same.

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Jake Kinghorn-Mills Joins MCM

9th April 2018

MCM is pleased to announce that Jake Kinghorn-Mills joined the team on 2 April 2018 as part of his two-year, EU-sponsored, nuclear energy MSc. After graduating from Cardiff University with a 1st class Physics degree.  Jake spend four years working on systems, testing and integration engineering in the defence sector. With a desire to focus on the …

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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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INTERNATIONAL PEER REVIEW FOR DIRECT DISPOSAL OF SPENT FUEL IN TAIWAN

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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