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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.
23 April 2012
Engagement Plan for 2012/13
NDA has published plans giving details of the opportunities stakeholders have to input into strategic decision making.
05 April 2012
£15 million boost for collaborative research
Up to £15 million of investment is being made to support nuclear research and development (R&D) in the supply chain, following a joint initiative by Government organisations.
07 November 2011
DCF brings world-leading research to West Cumbria
The recently constructed Dalton Cumbrian Facility is the result of an initial £20m joint investment that will bring world-leading research to West Cumbria.
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25 March 2013
Research students supported by NDA funding were given the opportunity to showcase their work at the first-ever NDA PhD Seminar.
25 March 2013
Less well known is that West Cumbria has its very own accelerator, the £3 million Pelletron, dedicated to nuclear research.
17 January 2013
Science Director appointed to the prestigious post of Visiting Professor in the Department of Materials at Imperial College London.
14 December 2012
Communicating with our stakeholders is important to us. We value knowing how you think we are getting on.
26 October 2012
Stan Gordelier, the first independent Chair of the NDA’s restructured Research Board reflects on over 40 years experience in the
nuclear sector, and the need for R&D.
09 October 2012
Barcode technology enables Magnox to pioneer innovative tracking system providing immediate access to comprehensive, up-to-date information on waste streams.