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Still time to register for the Women in Nuclear Global Conference, Oct. 17-21

Still time to register for the Women in Nuclear Global Conference, Oct. 17-21

Canada is playing host for the WiN Global Conference to be held virtually, Oct. 17-21. The conference, which celebrates the accomplishments of women in nuclear and promotes diversity, is expected to include participants from more than 30 countries.

 
Magnet milestones move distant nuclear fusion dream closer

Magnet milestones move distant nuclear fusion dream closer

Teams working on two continents have marked similar milestones in their respective efforts to tap an energy source key to the fight against climate change: They’ve each produced very impressive magnets.

 
Former UNENE board member Diane Cameron reflects on her nuclear career

Former UNENE board member Diane Cameron reflects on her nuclear career

As Natural Resource Canada’s nuclear director, Diane Cameron helped chart the country’s nuclear roadmap and brought the technology into the climate change conversation. Ahead of her move to OECD-Nuclear Energy Agency, she sat down with NEI contributor (and UNENE communications consultant) Jacquie Hoornweg to reflect on her career and the path forward.

 
More than energy: A nuclear research facility for a brighter world

More than energy: A nuclear research facility for a brighter world

McMaster University’s 24,000 square foot nuclear research facility is a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals and isotopes that create better health outcomes for people, worldwide.

 
UNENE collaborators announce new nuclear waste storage research program

UNENE collaborators announce new nuclear waste storage research program

A new Western University research program funded by the NWMO and NSERC aims to strengthen our understanding of the safest way to store nuclear fuel waste.

 
UNENE collaborators announced as members of CNSC External Advisory Committee on pressure tubes

UNENE collaborators announced as members of CNSC External Advisory Committee on pressure tubes

UNENE Research Advisory Committee Chair, Dr. Paul Spekkens, and UNENE-NSERC research chairs, McMaster University’s John Luxat and Queen’s University’s Mark Daymond, will support CNSC by providing scientific and technological advice on pressure tubes.

 
President’s Report

President’s Report

UNENE is evolving to support Canada’s nuclear innovation agenda and its members’ efforts to do the same. Read Jerry’s report from the Summer 2021 newsletter.

 
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds limiting global warming will not be possible without strong and deliberate action

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds limiting global warming will not be possible without strong and deliberate action

According to a recently released report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a sustained reduction in CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions would limit climate change. However, the report warns that without strong and deliberate action, limiting global warming will not be possible.

 
UNENE-NSERC research chair Dr. Mahesh Pandey is among the CNS-CNA 2021 award recipients

UNENE-NSERC research chair Dr. Mahesh Pandey is among the CNS-CNA 2021 award recipients

The Canadian Nuclear Society-Canadian Nuclear Association Awards recognize technical, regulatory and social contributions to Canadian Nuclear Excellence. The awards are given out annually as part of the CNS conference, held virtually this year, June 6-9.

 
Applications open for the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme for women in nuclear

Applications open for the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme for women in nuclear

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has opened its application process for the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme. The application is open to female Master’s students in nuclear-related fields. The application period closes Sept. 30.