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DISTINCTIVE is a multi-disciplinary collaboration of 10 universities and 3 key industry partners from across the UK’s civil nuclear sector.

4th ARF Round

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 […]

Date: February 14, 2017

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3rd ARF Round

The 3rd ARF call was announced in February 2016. All proposals were judged at a Management Board meeting that was held on Monday 18th April.

Date: May 6, 2016


Active Research Fund

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.

Date: February 23, 2016


DISTINCTIVE Announces its 1st Call for Proposals

The Consortium is seeking proposals from Postdoctoral Research Associates (PDRAs) to facilitate active research, international secondments and small equipment purchases.

Date: January 30, 2015


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