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09 December 2013
Up to £13 million for new nuclear technologies
As the nuclear renaissance gathers pace, the NDA has again joined with other public bodies to open up opportunities for UK businesses, offering a total of up to £13 million investment for new technologies covering new build, current operations and decommissioning.
07 October 2013
Radiation epidemiology and radiobiology research
The NDA has published a Credible Options Paper on Radiation Epidemiology and Radiobiology Research. The paper presents our initial assessment of the options for managing our radiation epidemiology and radiobiology research and associated research assets.
20 June 2013
Engagement Plan for 2013/14
NDA has updated plans giving details of the opportunities stakeholders have to input into strategic decision making.
26 March 2013
£31 million injection for new nuclear technology
Decommissioning research projects among nuclear beneficiaries as Business Secretary Vince Cable announces major collaborative funding awards that will enhance the supply chain and increase opportunities to commercialise new technologies.
10 December 2012
Views sought on Business Plan
Stakeholder views are invited on the NDA’s draft Business Plan 2013-2016 which is published for consultation. The consultation runs from 10 December until 1 February.
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03 October 2013
A long-redundant medical isotope plant has become the first Sellafield facility to be taken apart using full remote control technology.
01 October 2013
The University of Leeds has conferred a prestigious visiting professorship on the NDA’s Head of Research and Development, Melanie Brownridge.
12 August 2013
The first Annual Report of the work undertaken by the Radioactive Waste Management Directorate’s Technical Advisory Panel has been published. It covers the work of the panel since its creation in 2012 to March 2013.
01 July 2013
We have published an overview of the Direct Research Portfolio (DRP), a strategic portfolio of R&D projects that informs the development of NDA Strategy.
24 May 2013
A special edition of Mineralogical magazine has been published to make publicly available the latest scientific research on radioactive waste storage and disposal.
24 May 2013
An NDA-funded scientific research paper on metal corrosion has won a prestigious national academic award.