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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.

The Sellafield Plutonium Problem

Experts (including DISTINCTIVE’s Prof. Neil Hyatt) went to the SMC to discuss what science, economics and engineering have to say about the issue.

Date: November 6, 2015


Is Nuclear Green?

This event that was held in Bristol was financially supported by the EPSRC DISTINCTIVE grant (EP/L014041/1) as part of the programme’s ‘Pathways to Impact’ strategy.

Date: October 22, 2015


Winner of NNL WM2016 Bursary Announced

The winner of the NNL WM2016 bursary competition is Johannes (Andre) Botha, PhD student at the University of Leeds, for his proposed paper titled “A Novel Technology for Complex Rheological Measurements”.

Date: August 28, 2015


WM 2016 – NNL Travel Bursary

NNL is kindly offering a bursary of £2000 to support the attendance of a DISTINCTIVE PDRA or PhD student at the Waste Management 2016 conference.

Date: July 21, 2015


1st Annual Meeting

The DISTINCTIVE University Consortium held its 1st Annual Meeting at the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th April 2015.

Date: May 14, 2015

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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



In 2014, members of the DISTINCTIVE Leadership Team took the consortium “on the road”.

Date: January 9, 2015

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