Radwaste SIG

RadWaste Special Interest Group



The principal purpose of this group is to highlight the importance of radioactive waste management to the UK to encourage improvements in performance and resilience, and to maximise opportunities for growth. The outputs of this group are focused on encouraging collaboration and sharing between industry sectors of good practice in radioactive waste management, to promote a better understanding of the capabilities that exist in the UK.  Outputs also seek to ensure that the industry remains able to attract and retain a skilled workforce as well as making best use of opportunities for growth both domestically and internationally

Steering Group & Terms of Reference 

Chaired by Helen Simms, the work of the SiG is coordinated by a Steering Group that reports to the Nuclear Institute CEO alongside a Nuclear Institute Board of Trustee (Juliet Long). 

Click here to view a copy of the Terms of Reference


If you would like to become a member of this group, please register your interest. Please email radwaste.sig@nuclearinst.com indicating your interest level with a brief summary of your expertise and experience, plus advising if you are currently a member of the Nuclear Institute. Please include your best contact details.

If you would like to subscibe to the mailing list for this group, please fill out the form below.

Subscribe to RadWaste SIG mailing list here 


Details of the next meeting of the Radwaste SIG are as follows:

Date:  5 April 2018
Time:  10:00 – 15:30
Location:  Manchester (TBC) 
Hosted by: Sellafield Limited

Last few places remaining email radwaste.sig@nuclearinst.com 

Scope: (an agenda will be shared directly with those registered to attend)

  • Production of responses to the GDF consultations (England and Northern Ireland with separate consultations released by the Welsh Government)
  • Shaping the content and structure of a SIG run workshop at the NI Integrated Waste Management Conference programme (www.iwmeurope.com) being held at the Rheged Discovery Centre , Penrith on the 24th & 25th April. 
  • Consider topics, objectives and outputs of our next four meeting.  Identify what the group will aim to achieve over the next year/18 months.