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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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Collaborative Research takes DISTINCTIVE Approach

A multi-million pound four-year research programme will combine the expertise of the nuclear industry with 10 universities to focus on some of the key challenges of the UK’s nuclear legacy and help build the next generation of nuclear experts.

Date: January 8, 2014

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Researchers Grapple with Nuclear Legacy

The University of Leeds will lead a consortium of 10 universities in a national research programme looking at ways of dealing with Britain’s nuclear waste.

Date: January 8, 2014

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A Multi-disciplinary Collaboration

On 17th September, it was announced by the EPSRC that the bid had been successful and the consortium was awarded £4.9 Million.

Date: September 17, 2013


Call for Proposals

The EPSRC issued an invitation for proposals for a “Collaborative Research Programme in Decommissioning, Immobilisation and Management of Nuclear Waste”

Date: May 1, 2013


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