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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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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International Technical Workshop on Deep Borehole Disposal

22nd October 2015

Dr Wolfgang Kickmaier participated at the International Technical Workshop on Deep Borehole Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste in Washington in October 2015. The workshop was organised by the Nuclear Waste Management Technical Review Board and besides Members of the Board and the DOE, SANDIA and other US National Labs, experts from the UK, Germany, Check …

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2nd International Caesium Workshop

14th October 2014

Wolfgang Kickmaier  and Ian McKinley were invited by JAEA as international experts to give presentations at the 2nd International Caesium Workshop in Fukushima. Wolfgang gave a presentation on “Managing large volumes of liquid waste” and Ian on “Managing organic-rich material and soil from decontamination actions”.

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2nd JAEA International Radiocaesium Workshop

MCM helped organise and run the 2nd JAEA international radiocaesium workshop in Fukushima City.   For further details click this link.

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JAEA/SUERC International Workshop

22nd October 2013

MCM helped organise and document the JAEA/SUERC international workshop on “Fukushima recovery – understanding, modelling and managing radiocaesium decontamination” held in Fukushima city. The record of the meeting will be published on the JAEA website. JAEA Announcements TOPICS Fukushima 22 Nov. 2013 No.33 Agreement between Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Scottish Universities Environmental …

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Workshop with GNS Science

22nd January 2012

MCM staff were in Christchurch, New Zealand, co-organising a workshop with GNS Science on concealed active faults on behalf of NUMO, Japan, as part of the ongoing ‘TOPAZ’ project on probabilistic tectonic hazard analysis in geological disposal.

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Low level liquid waste injection at Seversk

1st October 2011

At the request of Swiss utility AXPO, an MCM representative attended the workshop in Russia reviewing low level liquid waste injection at Seversk.

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International Group

2nd February 2011

Neil Chapman has chaired the International Group reviewing the work done by NUMO of Japan in its first ten years.

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