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Cambridge Nuclear Energy Centre

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The collaboration between Imperial College in London, University of Cambridge and the Open University (ICO) for doctoral training in nuclear energy will provide students with a world-class background in nuclear technology with funding from EPSRC and industrial partners.

For more information about the ICO Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy please follow this link

Science Festival 2017

Thank you to all those who were involved and/or visited this year's Science Festival. PhD Students from ICO CDT, Cohort 2 - Nuclear, exhibited at The University Centre on the first Saturday of the Festival, and here is one of the student's thoughts on how the project went.....


Science Festival - Student Report

On March 18th students from the Imperial, Cambridge, and Open (ICO) centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy cohort had the opportunity to exhibit at Cambridge Science Festival. The theme for this year’s festival was ‘Getting Personal’ Kathryn Yates, ICO CDT Nuclear PhD Student

CDT Student Report

As UK’s BIG nuclear projects look like failing, the SMALL nuclear confidence men approach the government

Government holds crunch talks with industry giants over the future of British nuclear energy. The key nuclear power players have been called in by the Government for crunch talks on plans to meet Britain’s energy demands with new small reactor technology, amid mounting fears over delays and Whitehall paralysis.

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Nuclear News

Nuclear News - Industry giants including NuScale, Rolls-Royce, Hitachi and Westinghouse have been summoned by ministers in a bid to reignite interest in the project. They have been asked to present their plans in meetings over the next few weeks.

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