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11 - 15 March 2018
Munich, Germany


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October 2017

Participate in the RRFM 2018 Student Competition!

In 2018 the RRFM Progamme Committee will be organising the first Student Competition of the international Research Reactor Community.

The challenge Participating PhD and Master Students will be invited to present a compelling spoken presentation of their research topic to the international Research Reactor Community during the Opening Plenary Session of RRFM 2018. Inspired by existing Three-Minute Thesis competitions, the presentation should compress the research topic into 180 seconds, and communicate it to the international Research Reactor Community.

The recognition of the international research reactor community is at stake! Read more

 

September 2017

Do you have an innovation related to nuclear technology but aren’t sure how to bring it to market? Do you thrive on collaboration with others? If so, connect to WeLink™ – applications for applications for Westinghouse’s WeLink™ innovation accelerator are now open.


 

20 July 2017

AIN Young Generation is looking for input from under-40 italian professionals active abroad

The AIN Young Generation has launched a survey to better understand the needs of the Italian nuclear community. They now would like to reach Italians working or studying abroad. The survey is accessible here: https://goo.gl/1uhG6M


 

30 June 2017

New Secretary General at the European Nuclear Society (ENS)

ENS, the Learned Society for nuclear science, research and industry in Europe, has appointed Fernando Naredo as its new Secretary General. He succeeds Jean-Pol Poncelet, who will step down 1 August after six years.

Fernando Naredo has graduate degrees in electrical engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and from Carnegie-Mellon University. He has worked for Westinghouse in different positions in several countries for more than thirty five years, including the Presidency of Westinghouse Energy Systems Europe. He has ten years of experience as advisor on EU Affairs. He is member of the International Nuclear Energy Academy and a Life Member of IEEE.

Fernando NaredoFernando has had a long involvement with ENS, first as representative of Westinghouse in the General Assembly as Corporate Member and then as Board Director and Treasurer. He is a member of the Spanish Nuclear Society and of the Belgian Nuclear Society. He has been a member of the program Committee of the World Energy Council and of the Energy Business Council of the International Energy Agency.

For further information please contact Kirsten Epskamp.

 

 

29 June 2017

New Toolkit on Nuclear Safety for Journalists

What role does nuclear play in our daily lives? What does nuclear safety mean? How are we protected in case of an accident? The World Federation of Science Journalists created a unique toolkit on Nuclear Safety Culture for journalists with key information on the basic concepts of nuclear safety, the protocol in case of a nuclear event, the main actors, past events and controversies and the contacts of European Nuclear Safety Experts. Talk to the experts and create an even more impactful story on nuclear.

Go to wfsj.org/nuclear to access the toolkit on Nuclear Safety.

 

 

15 May 2017

Improving uncertainty evaluation thanks to nuclear data

Neutronics calculations require very precise nuclear data. In addition, uncertainty evaluation associated to the nuclear data is essential information, required for reactor design. An excelent article published in the open access journal EPJN Nuclear Science and Technologies presents a very interesting method aimed at creating correlations between nuclear data, using integral experiments, and improving notable uncertainty evaluation due to nuclear data.

Learn more about EPJ N, and submit your papers at:

EPJ N

 

 

03 May 2017

Meet the future of nuclear at ENYGF !

The European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) brings together students and young professionals from across the European nuclear industry. This years’ theme is "Innovation in Nuclear: a Rich Heritage and our Bright Future".

ENYGF2017 will take place in Manchester on 11th-16th June 2017. The week-long programme will include expert speakers, interactive workshops and varied technical tours to sites around the UK. It will be rounded off with extensive networking opportunities through formal and informal social and cultural events.

Get it in your calendar; this will be one not to miss. See the ENYGF2017 website for full details of how to take part!


 

8 December 2016

PIME 2017

PIME 2017

19 - 22 March 2017 in Middelburg, Netherlands

PIME, the conference on Public Information Materials Exchange, is the annual focal point for professional nuclear communicators all around the world.

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29 November 2016

TopSafe 2017

TopSafe 2017

12 -16 February 2017 in Vienna, Austria

TopSafe 2017 provides a forum for addressing the current status and future perspectives with regards to safety at Nuclear Power Plants, Small Modular Reactors, Research Reactors and other nuclear installations.

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29 November 2016

 

last update: 2017-09-07