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WMS 2021: UK innovation on the global sustainability stage

At this year’s Waste Management Symposia, AFCP introduced advanced fuel cycles into the international nuclear industry conversation.

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Fuelling Net Zero in Nuclear Future

AFCP has been featured (four times!) in the Nuclear Institute’s Nuclear Future journal, which is now available to read online.

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AFCP community unites for ambitious digital event

Last week, nearly 200 people dialled in to share updates and ambitions on the Advanced Fuel Cycle Programme. Missed the event or ready to revisit its insights? Read a recap and learn how to access recordings here.

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Pinkerton Prize awarded to National Nuclear Laboratory authors

NNL’s Robin Taylor and Gemma Mathers have won the 2019 Nuclear Institute Pinkerton Prize. Their award-winning paper details innovation within AFCP’s Aqueous Recycle project.

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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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