Decommissioning, Immobilisation and Storage
soluTIons for NuClear wasTe InVEntories

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

Our world-class programme will focus on the area of nuclear decommissioning and waste management, with a special focus on the UK’s needs.


Each DISTINCTIVE research project falls within one Theme. This ensures alignment with the needs of the UK industry. Read More…

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John Longenecker (left) with Mike Fairweather (right) at the DISTINCTIVE  networking session held at WM2018  in Phoenix, Arizona. Information here DISTINCTIVE – WM2018



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Watch Professor Neil Hyatt explain how to make nuclear waste glass.


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million m3 UK nuclear waste from power generation


million/annum to maintain the status quo for Sellafield's legacy ponds and silos


UK Geological Disposal Facility start date


sites in the UK producing radioactive waste

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