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Read more at: Visit to Nuclear Medicine Dept at Addenbrooke's 2018
Visit to Nuclear Medicine Dept at Addenbrooke's 2018

Visit to Nuclear Medicine Dept at Addenbrooke's 2018

12 December 2018

On November 29 th , students in the MPhil for Nuclear Energy were able to have a guided tour of the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Nuclear Medicine Department. The Nuclear Energy students were accompanied by faculty, PhD students, and students from the MPhil in Energy Technologies. While in the nuclear medicine department, the...


Read more at: 2018-19 Course Scholar - Alexander Platten
2018-19 Course Scholar - Alexander Platten

2018-19 Course Scholar - Alexander Platten

12 November 2018

Alexander studied Civil Engineering at the University of Liverpool, after which he worked for a civil engineering consultancy, with a heavy concentration on flood risk. His key professional interest is in sustainability, which leads to his interest in nuclear energy. "I believe it offers the best chance at meeting our...


Read more at: Why India wants to turn its beaches into nuclear fuel

Why India wants to turn its beaches into nuclear fuel

18 October 2018

Why India wants to turn its beaches into nuclear fuel. The full article can be found at: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181016-why-india-wants-to-turn-its-beaches-into-nuclear-fuel Dr Geoff Parks and Professor William Nuttall are quoted in the article … Today all commercial nuclear plants run on uranium, a fact at least...


Read more at: Recent course graduate Sara AlShomali is making a difference

Recent course graduate Sara AlShomali is making a difference

15 August 2018

ENEC launches Youth Council to empower the next generation of Emirati nuclear energy leaders Barakah Youth Council to provide future Emirati nuclear energy leaders with voice to champion change and drive continuous improvement Abu Dhabi, UAE – The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation ( ENEC ) and its subsidiaries the Nawah...


Read more at: Visit from Tsinghua University
Visit from Tsinghua University

Visit from Tsinghua University

31 July 2018

A delegation of two professors and nine PhD students from Tsinghua University, Beijing visited the Department of Engineering to share research progress on nuclear reactor designs and modelling methods. It was an interesting and productive day with a useful exchange of ideas and plans for future collaboration. Cambridge...


Read more at: Visit from Tsinghua University

Visit from Tsinghua University

31 July 2018

A delegation of two professors and nine PhD students from Tsinghua University, Beijing visited the Department of Engineering to share research progress on nuclear reactor designs and modelling methods. It was an interesting and productive day with a useful exchange of ideas and plans for future collaboration. Cambridge...


Read more at: Nuclear Energy MPhil Course gains accreditation from the Energy Institute
Nuclear Energy MPhil Course gains accreditation from the Energy Institute

Nuclear Energy MPhil Course gains accreditation from the Energy Institute

24 April 2018

We are very pleased to confirm that the MPhil in Nuclear Energy has gained accreditation from Energy Institute. The Energy Institute is a specialist professional body and operates under the rules of the Royal Academy of Engineering. This accreditation is recognised by the larger professional bodies such as the Institution...


Read more at: Visit to Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
Visit to Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

Visit to Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

10 April 2018

The course trip to the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) was extremely interesting and informative. We took the trip after a series of lectures on nuclear fusion power plants and it served as an excellent educational tool to extend our knowledge and appreciation for nuclear fusion research. The visit started with a...


Read more at: Visit to Sizewell B - January 2018

Visit to Sizewell B - January 2018

17 January 2018

Visiting Sizewell B was a great opportunity to see how an operational nuclear reactor works, not just the power generating process but all of the other measures that are taken by EDF to ensure that the plant runs safely as well as efficiently. Seeing the emphasis that the company has on the safety procedures on-site at all...


Read more at: Visit to Addenbrooke's Nuclear Medicine Dept

Visit to Addenbrooke's Nuclear Medicine Dept

9 January 2018

Our visit to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Nuclear Medicine Department provided us with a fascinating, interactive overview of benefits of nuclear engineering to medicine. Everything from measuring our own radioactivity in a room lined with pre-war steel to seeing how three dimensional internal images can be created reminded us...


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