News Archive

02.06.17

Job Advert: Course Leader - National College for Nuclear

COURSE LEADER - NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR NUCLEAR  Salary: £27,930 - £35,736 per annum (+ £3,000 Nuclear Specialism uplift) Working hours: 37 hours per week – Permanent Job purpose  This will incl...
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02.06.17

Job Advert: Curriculum Manager - National College for Nuclear

CURRICULUM MANAGER - NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR NUCLEAR  Salary: £34,818 - £37,341 per annum (+ £3,000 Nuclear Specialism uplift)  Working hours: Full time (37 hours per week) permanent  Job purpose ...
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01.06.17

Job Advert: Project Manager – Nuclear Waste Management

Project Manager – Nuclear Waste Management  Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire  £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus + generous benefits + career average pension scheme.   Creating a safer future by ma...
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25.05.17

NNL Science and Technology Conference

NNL held their Science and Technology Conference on Thursday, 4th May at the Concorde Conference Centre at Manchester Airport. The focus of the conference was innovation and collaboration in science and how this can power economic growth; the se...
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25.05.17

WiN UK speedmentoring success

WiN UK speedmentoring success Anna, attended a speedmentoring session when she returned from maternity leave, and got more than she was expecting. “Empowering, inspirational and confidence-boosting - just what I needed after returning...
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15.05.17

Engineering the Future Industrial Strategy Roundtable

On the 15 May the Nuclear Institute (NI) joined with 26 other representatives of professional engineering institutions and the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) to meet with The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Ene...
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12.05.17

NuGen CEO Tom Samson visits Westinghouse’s Springfields site

NuGen CEO Tom Samson visited Westinghouse’s Springfields site near Preston – and paid tribute to the world-leading engineering, manufacturing and technical professionalism on show at the UK’s only nuclear fuel fabrication plant...
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12.05.17

Costain and the NI partner on nuclear professionalism

 We are delighted to announce that the Nuclear Institute is partnering with Costain to establish an NI Company Membership Scheme for Costain employees working on UK nuclear projects and across its consultancy services.   Cost...
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12.05.17

NI welcomes Jacobs to Company Membership Scheme

The Nuclear Institute is proud to welcome Jacobs to the NI Company Membership Scheme. One of the largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services, Jacobs’ commitment to developing professionalism acros...
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10.05.17

CEO Sarah Beacock – The value of nuclear professionalism

Following my people themed opening blog, I wanted to return to ways in which professional membership bodies provide added value to companies in their industrial sector. Schools, colleges and universities provide individuals with the initial qual...
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08.05.17

SNC-Lavalin awarded nuclear maintenance contracts in South Korea and China

SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a fuel channel inspection (FCI) contract from Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company Ltd. (KHNP) and a fuel channel reconfiguration contract from China’s Third Qinshan Nuclear Powe...
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08.05.17

Canadian Nuclear Industries congratulates Nu-Tech Precision Metals for completing the first set of pressure tubes for Darlington Project

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate OCNI member Nu-Tech Precision Metals of Arnprior for completing the first order of 480 pressure tubes for Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington Unit 2. Manufac...
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03.05.17

NuGen’s Bright Sparks moves forward – to Infinity and beyond…

NuGen’s award-winning Bright Sparks educational programme aimed at energising West Cumbrian schoolchildren to think about low-carbon electricity production and careers, is moving forward in partnership, to Infinity – and beyond. ...
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11.04.17

Mech-Tool Engineering Appointed Supplier on Five-Year Johan Sverdrup Framework Agreement

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers and global suppliers of fire, blast and heat protection systems has successfully been appointed as a preferred supplier – and has already began to deliver its solutions – for the five-year...
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07.04.17

Business Cluster AGM looks forward to the year ahead

Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) held its AGM at Energus at Lillyhall on Wednesday 5 April and the morning’s programme included the unveiling of a new branding and visual identity for the organisation. ...
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06.04.17

CEO Sarah Beacock blog - One Month In

Just over a month into my role as CEO and I feel privileged to already have had such an enticing peek into the nuclear industry. I wanted to share with you some of those experiences and how they link to my hopes for the NI. In my first few...
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22.03.17

CRA Launches Company Membership Scheme with the Nuclear Institute

The Nuclear Institute is proud to announce its latest Company Membership Scheme with Corporate Risk Associates (CRA). CRA are the first SME (Small to Medium-sized Enterprise) to implement such a scheme. The arrangement allows CRA employees...
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20.03.17

Energy sector emissions maintained for third year

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions - the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions - stayed flat for the third consecutive year in 2016, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has announced. This was despite an expansion in...
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14.03.17

The Nuclear Institute welcomes Sarah Beacock (FEI) as new CEO

The Nuclear Institute, the professional learned society for the nuclear industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Beacock as its new Chief Executive Officer. Neil Thomson, President of the Nuclear Institute said: "We ar...
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14.03.17

EDF Energy renews operational support contract

Amec Foster Wheeler said it expects the five-year agreement - which has an option to be extended for a further five years - to generate annual revenues of between £25 million and £30 million. The company said the Technical Suppo...
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07.03.17

International Women's Day

This International Women’s Day the focus is #BeBoldForChange and it couldn’t be a more apt description.  We need change in terms of gender balance in all aspects of industry but in particular in our nuclear industry. And th...
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01.03.17

UK seeks to quell fears over Euratom exit

UK trade minister Liam Fox today reassured the country's international partners that it remains committed to its nuclear power program as it leaves the Euratom Treaty. The government announced last month the UK intends to leave the European Atom...
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22.02.17

More Bright Sparks learn about low-carbon electricity

Fresh from the success of the first campaign in 2016, NuGen’s Bright Sparks has returned for 2017 - bigger and better with another two West Cumbrian schools getting involved.  At the launch of this year’s programme, 150 yea...
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20.02.17

Outstanding Women Recognised For Achievements

Women in Nuclear UK (WiN UK) has awarded Baroness Verma and Olivia Thompson its inaugural Champion of the Year and Mission Possible awards at its conference, Wednesday 1 February, 2017. The awards, launched in 2017, recognise people from across...
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20.02.17

CEB Annual Dinner - Charity presentation

The Central England Branch of the Nuclear Institute organises in October each year a dinner in Oxford for those working in the area covered by the Branch.  We have used this annual event to raise funds for charities that are either based, o...
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14.02.17

UK Considers State Backing for Nuclear

UK government ministers are "wrangling over how to support" new nuclear power plant projects, with some senior members of the Treasury "hostile" to direct state subsidy, according to the Financial Times. Philip Hammond, chancellor of t...
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08.02.17

Young England and Wales Programme - Open for Applications

The Young Programme (established in 2002) exists to develop the communication skills and broaden the horizons of people in the early stages of their working lives. It does so through an annual series of residential courses, each of three days' d...
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27.01.17

Parliamentarians Launch Nuclear R&D Inquiry

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is inviting contributions to its new inquiry into priorities for nuclear research and technologies. In 2011 the Committee investigated whether the UK's research and development (R&D) capabi...
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04.01.17

Meet the NIWB Team: Lauren Bennett

Meet our NIWB committee secretary Lauren Bennett. She enjoys being part of the committee and is very positive about NI future prospects.  Q1. What organisation do you work for and what are your responsibilities? I am a Safet...
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30.11.16

NuGen announces first ever company membership scheme with Nuclear Institute

The partnership, announced on Tuesday 29 November, opens a ground-breaking agreement with NI in which NuGen employees will join the Nuclear Institute as Associate grade members, with access to the full range of member benefits....
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16.11.16

Beneficiary Charities of Central England Branch 2017 Annual Dinner

The Nuclear Institute is the UK membership organisation for Professionals involved in all aspects of the Nuclear Industry. We maintain the standards of professionalism in the nuclear sector through our code of conduct and the Nuclear Delta&...
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15.11.16

Provisional YGN Calendar of Events for 2017

January Cammell Laird (free tour) February North West YGN networking event March Devonport (free tour) An audience with…(Cumbria) April South West YGN networking event June ENYGF2017 September AWE (free...
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15.11.16

Spark! Contest 2017 Opening

What is the Spark! Contest? The Spark! Contest 2017 is the second edition of the highly successful competition that was launched last year by members of the Franco-British energy industry and community.  For 2017, the fo...
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08.11.16

Central England Branch Annual Dinner 2016: Review

Central England Branch held its Annual Dinner at the Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel on Thursday, 13 October. Over 180 guests attended, making it the most successful annual dinner event that the branch has held to date. The Dinner was hosted by...
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04.11.16

Third annual WiN UK conference launched

Women in Nuclear UK has opened registration for its third annual conference, to be held in London on 1 February 2017. The conference will focus on ‘The Big Questions’ and will feature a diverse range of speakers from inside and...
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01.11.16

Adrienne Kelbie appointed as Women in Nuclear UK’s first patron

Women in Nuclear UK (WiN UK) has today appointed Adrienne Kelbie, Chief Executive of the Office for Nuclear Regulation as its first patron. WiN UK’s mission is to address the industry’s gender balance, to improve the representat...
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17.10.16

Rolls-Royce all set to unveil British SMR consortium

Rolls-Royce will in the "coming weeks" announce the consortium it has formed to launch a small modular reactor in the UK, a spokesman for the British company told World Nuclear News today. The consortium could provide a £100 billion ($127...
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12.10.16

UK-based CRA Risk Management wins second contract with EDF for PSR3

One of the UK’s leading risk management consultancies has landed another new contract in a growth service area with energy giant EDF Energy, only a matter of weeks after announcing it had won a Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, S...
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04.10.16

New President for WiN UK

Women in Nuclear UK (WiN UK) has announced Jack Gritt, Jacobs Regional Executive Director of Performance and Quality is to succeed Miranda Kirschel as President of the chapter. “I'm delighted to be taking over at such an exciting time...
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26.09.16

Hinkley decision welcomed by the Nuclear Institute

The Nuclear Institute fully support the government decision to proceed with the New Nuclear Build Programme. As a mega-project, the Hinkley Point C financial approval process was never going to be straightforward, and the Nuclear Insti...
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26.09.16

Nuclear Institute Interim CEO to extend term

Interim CEO at the Nuclear Institute, Alastair Laird, has agreed to extend his time in the role until the end of 2016. This will help the Nuclear Institute through a busy period of events, hosting the biannual NPC conference in October ...
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20.09.16

UK new nuclear developers pay tribute to EDF

The UK government's approval of EDF Energy's Hinkley Point C project has "blazed the trail" for other nuclear new build developers at home and abroad, delegates at the World Nuclear Association's Annual Symposium heard last week. The French...
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15.09.16

Hinkley Point Approved

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, the first nuclear reactor to be build in two decades, has today been given the go-ahead by prime minister Theresa May, ending lengthy delays amid discussion about Chinese involvement in the U...
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14.09.16

Nuclear Innovators set out to Change the Energy Sector's Future

The best of British nuclear at Waldeck Consulting have teamed up to help Moltex Energy to develop their innovative technological solution to safer, cheaper, and cleaner nuclear power, which has the potential to transform the global nuclear indus...
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31.08.16

De Rivaz' open letter on Hinkley

While Hinkley Point remains in limbo pending a government commitment to support the project, EDF Energy CEO Vincent de Rivaz has written an open letter addressing questions on security and cost. UK industry was poised to celebrate the go-ah...
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30.08.16

Urenco records first-half net loss, qualifies Brexit impact

Urenco has today reported a net loss of €8.5 million ($9.6 million) as a result of adverse exchange rate movements and significant weakening of pound sterling in its financial results for the half year ending 30 June 2016. The net loss comp...
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17.08.16

The Nuclear Institute Annual Golf Tournament 2016

The annual golf tournament of the Nuclear Institute took place this year at the Portal Premier Golf Club, near Tarporley, Cheshire, on 21th July. Teams representing Amec Foster Wheeler, the Office of Nuclear Regulation (ONR), Risktec, and K Home...
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04.08.16

NI Appoints Interim CEO

The Nuclear Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Alastair Laird to serve as Interim Chief Executive Officer, for a period of three months from 8 August 2016. This follows the recent resignation of the previous CEO, John Warden. Al...
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26.07.16

Bursaries available covering registration for NPC2016

The organising committee of NPC2016 (the 20th International Conference on Water Chemistry of Nuclear Plant Reactors) is pleased to announce a number of bursaries covering conference registration are available for students from UK and Ireland uni...
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22.07.16

John Warden stands down as CEO

The Nuclear Institute regrets to announce the departure of John Warden who is standing down as Chief Executive Officer of the Nuclear Institute in order to pursue other professional interests. John has been in post since February 2015 and has ov...
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19.07.16

Central England Branch Lecture and Site Tour of Oxford Technologies Ltd. - Copy of Lecture

Central England Branch was delighted to offer our members and non-members a rare opportunity to visit the head offices and engineering facilities of Oxford Technologies at Abingdon for research facilities site tour and lecture.  This event...
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19.07.16

Entertainment and Debate at the NI Cumbria Branch YGN Young Persons Speaking Competition

The Nuclear Institute Cumbria Branch and the YGN (Young Generation Network) held their annual Young Persons Speaking Competition on Tuesday 28th June.   This competition provides an opportunity for young people to share a topic t...
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13.07.16

Nuclear Institute Showcases the Industry to the Next Generation of Professionals

Four of our Nuclear Institute STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) ambassadors recently captured the imagination of the UK's next generation of professionals at the Big Bang North West schools' STEM  fair. The volunteers mann...
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06.07.16

NI Wales Branch to launch in autumn 2016

The Nuclear Institute is delighted to announce the formation of our new NI Wales Branch. The new regional branch will support all nuclear professionals working, studying or researching in Wales and aims to better serve our Welsh members by...
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05.07.16

Set the agenda for Skills 4 and get a 10% discount

The Nuclear Institute will run it's fourth annual seminar on Skills for Nuclear this year with selected topic being skills for nuclear power plant operations. The seminar will take place on 28 October 2016 at the Mercure Hotel, Manchester...
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16.06.16

Nuclear Institute and WiNUK strengthen ties

Members of the WiN UK executive board and the Nuclear Institute Board of Trustees met in London this week to discuss WiN UK’s integration into the Nuclear Institute. The meeting, kindly hosted by Gowling WLG, looked at areas of commo...
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16.06.16

SMR 2016: Keeping up the momentum for Small Modular Reactors

By: Dr Rachel Odams-Roffe, ECITB One of the most exciting developments over the last few years in the UK is the recognition by government and industry that new nuclear plants can form a major part of an affordable low carbon transition, wit...
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15.06.16

NI YGN Cumbria holds "An Audience with" Adrian Bull & Dennis Thompson

On Monday 9th May the YGN with the support of the Cumbria branch organised an “An Audience with…” event with Adrian Bull Director of External Relations at the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Dennis Thompson Managing Dire...
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13.06.16

Bookings open for NI-NIA Nuclear Dinner 2016

Table reservations and sponsorship opportunities are now open for bookings for the Nuclear Institute and Nuclear Industry Association's annual Nuclear Dinner to be held on Thursday, December 1st at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The NI/NIA Nucl...
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10.06.16

Nominate an NI Award Winner in 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 NI Awards. Employers, managers and relevant associates are invited to nominate the candidates they feel have excelled in the recent past and who will continue to do so long into the future in our three categ...
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07.06.16

The IAEA 2016 International Essay Competition on Nuclear Security for Students and Early Career Professionals

Submissions are now being invited for the first IAEA International Essay Competition on Nuclear Security for Students and Early Career Professionals. The IAEA is inviting students and early career professionals, aged 35 years and under, to submi...
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31.05.16

Join the Nuclear Institute History Project

The Nuclear Institute (NI) has supported nuclear professionals in the UK since the very earliest days of the sector, dating as far back as 1956 through its founder organisations the British Nuclear Energy Society (BNES) and the Institution of Nu...
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20.05.16

Vacancies: Marketing Manager

The Nuclear Institute is seeking to hire a new Marketing Manager to begin in post this summer in our central London office. This position is one of three new roles within the office team as part of the organisation's expansion to meet...
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06.05.16

NI Office Closure 11 May 2016

The Nuclear Institute office will be closed on Wednesday, 11 May, for an external staff training day.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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20.04.16

WiNUK Judges Spark! 2016

In March, eighteen teams of finalists of the 2016 Spark! Competition were mentored by this year’s judging panel, which this year includes Miranda Kirschel, WiN UK President. EDF and EY, among other British and French companies supported th...
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20.04.16

Recruitment opportunities for the Civil Nuclear Police Authority

The Civil Nuclear Police Authority is recruiting for two posts – a Civil Nuclear Policy Authority Independent Chair and a Civil Nuclear Police Authority Independent Member. View the links to find out more information. Application...
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20.04.16

WiN UK exhibits at Nuclear Safety Symposium

Pictured: Vincent de Rivaz, CEO EdF, meets members of the WiNUK Executive at the Nuclear Safety Symposium WiN UK exhibited at the second Nuclear Safety Symposium in London in April. The event, which saw delegates from around 80 nuclea...
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20.04.16

WiN UK mentors WiN Global

Pic: Members of the WiNUK Committee hosting an afternoon workshop with the WiN Global Executive On 16 March, a delegation of the WiN Global Executive met in London for their annual spring meeting. WiN UK offered to host a series of af...
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20.04.16

WiNUK hosts successful speedmentoring events

Two regional speedmentoring events were held in March – one in Warrington, just before the Lisa Nandy talk, and another to coincide with the Nuclear Institute Western Branch Dinner. More than 20 people took part in both speedmen...
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20.04.16

Women in Nuclear Global Executive Committee Elections

WiN Global is looking for a new European member for its Executive and is holding its annual conference in Abu Dhabi. Executive Candidates must be members of WiN Global and be known to at least one member of the Board. Please send a recommen...
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20.04.16

Nominate your candidate for the "Top 50 Women in Engineering" List (WE50)

National Women in Engineering Day will take place on 23 June. A big social media presence is planned through the hashtag #NWED2016. The sub-theme for the day is Raising Profiles and the event will be accompanied by the publication of a list of 5...
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15.04.16

Meeting the future of nuclear at the Big Bang Fair 2016

Left to Right: (front) Liz Killen (back) Rob Ward, Dorothy Stonell, Mark Tognarelli, Dave Haslem, David Rupp, Aaron Jones, Viktorija Zaksaite, Mark Gardiner Volunteers and staff from the Nuclear Institute and the Engineering Cons...
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14.04.16

Call for Assessors for Professional Membership

Support nuclear professionalism, give back to grow your industry, and fulfil your own CPD Become an assessor member of the Nuclear Institute today and support a new generation of nuclear professionals in growing a higher culture of nuclear...
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30.03.16

UK regulator projects 10% annual growth in 'frontline' staff to 2020

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) plans to increase its "frontline resources" by 9-10% each year until 2020, according to the Strategic Plan it published last week. This is needed to ensure the ONR can "respond positively" to an incre...
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29.03.16

The UK Nuclear Skills Awards: Shining a Spotlight on Excellence in Skills for Nuclear

  All the winners on the evening were presented with a free membership of the Nuclear Institute. Above from Left-Right, Kerry Marie Burns (NNL) - Scientific Apprentice of the Year, Emily Lambert (BAE Systems) Manufacturing Apprenti...
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22.02.16

Call for members of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

CoRWM is an advisory non-departmental public body jointly sponsored by the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Devolved Administrations. CoRWM provides independent advice, based on informed scrutiny of the available evidence, to UK G...
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18.02.16

Nuclear Institute Welcomes New President

On 4th January 2016 Neil Thomson assumed the role of President of the Nuclear Institute as Rear Admiral Tim Chittenden’s term of office came to a close. Neil has 35 years of power generation experience holding senior technical and ope...
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18.02.16

Nuclear Institute Young Person Speaking Competitions Return for 2016

The Nuclear Institute Young Person Speaking Competitions return for 2016 with the first regional competition organised by the NI North West Branch and the NI YGN set to take place on Tuesday, 1 March, following the NI YGN North West Exhibition a...
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17.02.16

SMiRT23: The Chairman's Report

Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology 23 10-14 August 2015; The Lowry, Manchester Chair Dave Shepherd reflects on the success of the 23rd edition of the bi-annual SMiRT Conference series held in Manchester last August after a fort...
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21.01.16

NI Trustee Appointed to ENS Board

At a General Assembly of the European Nuclear Society in November, NI Trustee Alastair Laird was voted onto the ENS Board as a Director, taking over as the NI representative from NI past President Norman Harrison. ENS is calling for nominat...
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11.01.16

Technical Visit to 3 Areva facilities in France jointly organised by NI South East and NI London branches

On 22rd and 23rd October 2015, fifteen nuclear professionals participated in a Technical Visit to three AREVA facilities in France. This event was jointly organised by the NI London Branch and NI South East Branch. While twelve of us met up...
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17.12.15

The Nuclear Industry Sparkles at NI-NIA Annual Dinner

Over 1,500 nuclear industry professionals turned out for an evening of fine dining and high entertainment at the NI/NIA Annual Dinner and enjoyed five-course dining, a plenitude of wine and celebrity speaker John Lloyd CBE at the Grosv...
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17.12.15

The Nuclear Institute welcomes Women in Nuclear UK

The Nuclear Institute (NI) is delighted to announce that from 1 February 2016 Women in Nuclear UK (WiN UK) will become a Branch of NI. The integration, announced at the Nuclear Institute/Nuclear Industry Association Annual Dinner in London...
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03.12.15

Spark! Contest 2016

What is the Spark! Contest? The Spark! Contest 2016 has been organised by members of the Franco-British energy industry and community.  For this, its inaugural year, the following topic has been chosen:  &ldquo...
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02.11.15

The Nuclear Institute celebrate success of new Arkwright scholars with partners ECITB, NuGen and Sellafield Ltd.

Photo: Arkwright Scholars at the Awards Ceremony in London with Helen Fisher of Sellafield Ltd. The Nuclear Institute and the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) welcomed 25 exemplary students as part of their sup...
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29.10.15

NuGen partners with NI to sponsor Arkwright Engineering Scholarships

NuGen has teamed-up with the Nuclear Institute to sponsor five talented sixth-formers on the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship scheme. The scheme is an opportunity for “exceptional young people” to be sponsored by in...
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26.10.15

China agrees to invest in new UK nuclear plants

China has agreed to take a one-third stake in the project to build a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in the UK and to take shares in two further plants. A final investment decision for the Hinkley project by EDF Energy is expected by th...
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26.10.15

Women In Nuclear Speed mentoring Event

EventCity Manchester, 4th November 2015 (15.30-17.00pm) How it works: Each mentee spends 5 minutes discussing a chosen topic which each mentor in turn (breaks included) The mentors are a selection of well respected, senior individuals...
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19.10.15

n-eboc15: Call for collaboration and cooperation to make the most of nuclear opportunities

As he closed n-eboc15 (Nuclear Energy Business Opportunities Conference 2015), the Chairman of Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) emphasised the need for collaboration and cooperation amongst every organisation and business in...
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06.10.15

The Nuclear Institute Annual Golf Tournament 2015

The annual golf tournament of the Nuclear Institute took place this year at the Portal Premier Golf Club, near Tarporley, Cheshire, on 30th July.  Twenty four players took part, with six teams of four players representing Amec Foster...
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05.10.15

Science Council appoints new CEO

Belinda Phipps has been appointed as the new CEO at the UK Science Council, starting in post on 21st September 2015.  Belinda joins the organisation from the National Childbirth Trust (NCT), which she led for 15 years, raising th...
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23.09.15

Nuclear Societies sign new MOU to continue UK-Japan collaboration

On Thursday September 10th 2015, the Nuclear Institute and the Atomic Energy Society of Japan signed a memorandum of understanding at a ceremony held at the Embassy of Japan in London. The focus of the MOU is on improving internationa...
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23.09.15

NDA RWM Announces Consultation on Proposals to Gather Geological Information

How to have your say on the RWM Consultation 1. Read an online copy of the NDA RWM Consultation document or download PDF for your reference 2. Attend an NDA RWM Consultation workshop in your area. A full list of venue...
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15.09.15

NI Head of Operations Departs Post

We wish to extend our most sincere thanks and best wishes for the future to our departing Head of Operations, Anna Wright, who departed for a new position this month. In a farewell message to the Institute’s members, Anna wrote: ...
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27.08.15

Complete the NI Membership Survey and Help Us Grow!

In January 2016 the Nuclear Institute will launch its new streamlined system of membership grades along with improved benefits for all our members. As part of this change we are asking you to have your say on how you feel the Nuclear Instit...
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11.08.15

Become a Science Council Assessor with the Nuclear Institute

Are you registered with the UK Science Council and a member of the Nuclear Institute? The NI needs your help! We are seeking Chartered Scientists, Registered Scientists, and Registered Science Technicians, registered through the Nuclear Ins...
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07.08.15

2015 Search for the Nuclear Stars of the Future

The National Skills Academy Nuclear (NSAN) and Cogent Skills are looking for nominations to find the 2015 nuclear stars of the future. The winners of the awards, who will receive free Learned Membership of the Nuclear Institute, will be announce...
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05.08.15

Nominate the Science Council's 100 Leading Scientists for 2016

In 2014 the Science Council, in partnership with member organisations, including the Nuclear Institute, compiled a list of 100 leading practising scientists in the UK. From explorer scientists to entrepreneurs, from teachers to policy makers, th...
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05.08.15

NI Western Branch and At-Bristol Launch Joint Initiative – Let there be light!

  NI Western Branch has developed a relationship with At-Bristol, a leading Science centre in the heart of Bristol, to help to support children with their science learning. In response to an NI charitable donation, At-Bristol has devel...
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30.07.15

The Human Side of Nuclear Safety and the Future of Nuclear Energy

The 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan has, as might be expected, led to improvements in equipment at plants around the world that have fortified safety systems and allowed for better protection against rare, extre...
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