May 10, 2022 5:09 pm / no comments
On May 17, the IAEA will host a webinar to share more about the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP), discuss possibilities and strategies for collaboration with universities and relevant associations as well as answer any questions you may have.
April 29, 2022 11:19 am / no comments
The annual Canadian Nuclear Association conference was held from 12-14 April. “Together for Net Zero,” landed on the heels of a federal commitment to radical decarbonisation and a budget that recognised the need for nuclear integration deeper within Canada’s energy strategy. It’s opening the door to a national nuclear opportunity, NEI contributor, Jacquie Hoornweg reports.
March 31, 2022 3:46 pm / no comments
The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) aims to inspire and encourage young women to pursue a career in nuclear related fields, by providing highly motivated female students with scholarships for Master’s programmes and an opportunity to pursue an internship facilitated by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The next application call is scheduled to open in mid-July 2022 and will close by beginning of October 2022.
February 11, 2022 4:09 pm / no comments
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) invites student to submit videos for a contest on the role of nuclear technology in addressing climate change. Finalist videos will be presented at the International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management and Human Resource Development: Challenges and Opportunities in Moscow this summer.
February 11, 2022 3:20 pm / no comments
Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) engaged with Canadian and Indigenous peoples about Canada’s Integrated Strategy on Radioactive Waste and released a What We Heard report on the commonly heard themes.
February 10, 2022 2:30 pm / no comments
Natural Resources Canada releases a report entitled What We Heard: Modernizing Canada’s Policy for Radioactive Waste Management and Decommissioning and invites feedback on policy.
January 21, 2022 7:06 pm / no comments
As Canada’s federally owned nuclear science and technology organization turns 70, Nuclear Engineering International Magazine featured the company in its December 2021 issue. Jacquie Hoornweg, Executive Director, Brilliant Energy Institute, looks at the links between Atomic Energy Canada Limited, Canada’s nuclear history, and the country’s vision for a net-zero future.
October 15, 2021 12:08 pm / no comments
On Oct. 13, six major electricity associations announced the creation of Electricity Alliance Canada (EAC), a coalition to help meet Canada’s commitment to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Numerous studies suggest a doubling or even tripling of electricity supply will be required to support the efforts.
October 13, 2021 3:14 pm / no comments
If you are trying to get a handle on the role of hydrogen in the clean energy economy and how nuclear plays into that, take a read of this report by UNENE partner, Nuclear Innovation Institute.
October 4, 2021 8:54 am / no comments
The report finds that successful employer awareness programs (EAP) and licensure assistance programs (LAP) must address the barriers women and underrepresented groups face in the engineering industry.