DISTINCTIVE is a multi-disciplinary collaboration of 10 universities and 3 key industry partners from across the UK’s civil nuclear sector.
Five sub-projects were awarded funding. Here the successful candidates summarise the proposed work: Round 4 A Lab-scale Fixed Bed Reactor to Investigate Gas Phase Kinetics for Long Term PuO2 Storage Dr Luke Jones and Thomas Donoclift – University of Manchester The aim of this project is to build and commission a bench scale fixed bed […]
Dr. Claire Corkhill, Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Sheffield (and a DIAMOND Alumni).
At the time of submitting a proposal to the EPSRC, a number of PDRA projects indicated a potential need for active research facilities; however, a detailed understanding of facility needs and the duration of work was unable to be defined. As a result, an Active Research Fund (ARF) was requested.
DISTINCTIVE’s Dr Tom Scott (University of Bristol) and his colleague, Dr Ollie Payton, are in the semi-final stages of the ‘Drones for Life’ competition – the prize for the winner is $1M!
DISTINCTIVE will be holding a dedicated technical panel session at WM2016.
Experts (including DISTINCTIVE’s Prof. Neil Hyatt) went to the SMC to discuss what science, economics and engineering have to say about the issue.
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