New Nuclear Engineering International Article

24th November 2015

Fukushima clean-up:  Status and Lessons Learned Remediation work at Fukushima enables the return of evacuees and provides a valuable resource for disaster planning and contaminated site remediation. By K. Miyahara, I.G. McKinley, K. Saito, K. Iijima & S.M.L. Hardie. To read the full article please click on Read More and follow the link.   …

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IAEA Workshop

16th November 2015

On 17th November 2015, Charles McCombie lectured at the IAEA in Vienna to representatives from countries that are introducing or expanding nuclear power. The workshop was on radioactive waste and spent fuel management. His three talks covered formulating a waste strategy, deep disposal technology and financing the back-end. Participants were from Bangladesh, India, Jordan, …

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Cooperative Approaches to the Back End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

6th November 2015

On 3rd – 6th November Charles McCombie was a member of a consultant group that met at the IAEA in Vienna to prepare for an INPRO Study on “Cooperative Approaches to the Back End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle”. The consultants from France, Ukraine, Russia, USA, Vietnam prepared Terms of Reference  for a major …

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Ethics and involving the public in nuclear waste management

28th October 2015

On October 28th Charles McCombie was a panelist in The Hague at a seminar on “Ethics and involving the public in nuclear waste management”. At the meeting, the contributors to three new publications presented an overview of their work. These were: the book “The Ethics of Nuclear Energy. Risk, Justice and Democracy in the …

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Tsunamis: Geology, Hazards and Risks

28th September 2015

Ellie Scourse and Neil Chapman were co-convenors of an international symposium on ‘Tsunamis: Geology, Hazards and Risks’, held at the Geological Society of London on 25th September as its prestigious annual Arthur Holmes Meeting for 2015. The meeting was organised in collaboration with the Geological Society of Japan. More than eighty participants attended from …

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