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5th March 2018 – Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

This discussion will be led by Emma Vernon, of the N(ational) N(uclear) L(aboratory).  In Emma’s words: “The UK has expressed an interest in the potential deployment of Small Modular Reactor technology as a means to help address the energy trilemma … Continue reading

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3rd October 2011 – Fukushima

What happened? Could it happen here? What does it mean for nuclear power? The events at Fukushima in March 2011 didn’t just send a literal shockwave across Northern Japan, they sent a metaphorical shockwave around the global nuclear industry. Six … Continue reading

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1st November 2010 – Future Energy

How a Strange Rock and a Particle Accelerator Can Shape Our Future Doctor Hywel Owen from Manchester University will lead a discussion on options for future energy requirements, and how a novel form of nuclear power based on Thorium could transform … Continue reading

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