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Nuclear data: From earthbound reactors to cosmic cauldrons

In a recent talk at TEDx Aberystwyth, Dr Robin Smith of Sheffield Hallam University introduced nuclear data to new audiences.

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World Engineering Day: Sustainability and opportunity for a better world

Today is the UNESCO World Engineering Day, which recognises the central role of engineers for sustainable development.

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Connect with AFCP at Waste Management Symposia 2021

Discover developments in UK advanced fuel cycle innovation – with a spotlight on AFCP – at this year’s virtual Waste Management Symposia.

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User access update: Maintaining research momentum no matter the challenge

Through AFCP backing, the UK National Nuclear Laboratory has taken academic access to the next level.

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AFCP announces challenge statements for Game Changers innovation competition

Following AFCP’s recent call for innovation challenges, three fuel cycle concepts will proceed to collaborate with the Game Changers cross-sector network.

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Sustainability showcase: Universities unite for technical meeting

At a two-day virtual event, academic partners from AFCP’s aqueous recycle and fast reactor fuel recycle projects shared ideas and presented technical updates.

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Fuelling the future of women and girls in science

Today is the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a celebration of current and aspiring scientists who are making a difference for global development.

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NNL and Frazer-Nash Consultancy initiate new nuclear data blockchain project

The project will demonstrate blockchain technology as an innovative way to deliver nuclear data.

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ATLANTIC meeting: A voyage of discovery

Last week, AFCP members presented at the EPSRC ATLANTIC consortium’s annual meeting. Closely aligned with AFCP, the academic consortium works across the UK and specialises in the whole nuclear fuel cycle.

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Photos of AFCP’s coated particle fuel team at the University of Bristol clockwise from top left: Dr Alex Leide, Paul Forna Kreutzer, Dr Lilly Liu, Guanjie Yuan

Transatlantic TRISO fuels: Collaboration in the COVID-19 era

Following an unconventional remote experiment, Alex Leide from the University of Bristol reflects on the value of international partnership and flexible thinking.

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