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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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
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.