UNENE Updates

 
 
Canadian nuclear experts update CANDU reactor physics fundamentals in new book

Canadian nuclear experts update CANDU reactor physics fundamentals in new book

A new CANDU reactor physics book, by nuclear experts Dr. Benjamin Rouben and Dr. Wei Shen, updates CANDU reactor concepts and engineering requirements… without all the math.

 
Refresh your nuclear fundamentals with three UNENE courses

Refresh your nuclear fundamentals with three UNENE courses

UNENE is offering free courses in fundamentals of nuclear power including math, nuclear safety and thermal hydraulics.

 
CANDU industry leader and long-time UNENE board member to chair Research Advisory Committee

CANDU industry leader and long-time UNENE board member to chair Research Advisory Committee

Paul Spekkens, who spent more than a decade on the UNENE board and brings 45 years of nuclear industry leadership, research and consulting experience returns to serve as UNENE’s RAC committee chair focused on research and project priorities.

 
UNENE-member professors honoured for best corrosion research paper

UNENE-member professors honoured for best corrosion research paper

An article published in CORROSION: The Journal of Science and Engineering and jointly written by three UNENE member researchers, from University of Toronto, Queen’s University and CNL, has won the 2021 Best Corrosion Paper Award.

 
UNENE brings the nuclear university network to students through programs geared to working professionals

UNENE brings the nuclear university network to students through programs geared to working professionals

For almost 20 years, UNENE has been helping people take the next step in their nuclear education and in their careers.

 
President’s Report

President’s Report

Iceberg analogies come to mind as UNENE paddles hard under the water. From a new website and learning portal under production to new partnerships culminating in a fully-realized collaboration hub, there are exciting changes coming to UNENE. Read Jerry’s report from the March 2021 newsletter.

 
UNENE welcomes experienced industry professional as senior advisor

UNENE welcomes experienced industry professional as senior advisor

In November 2020, Mike Soulard joined UNENE bringing approximately 40 years of industry experience with a focus on enhancing research collaboration and coordination between CANDU utilities.

 
Re-tool and carry on: UNENE delivers education despite COVID-19 shutdown

Re-tool and carry on: UNENE delivers education despite COVID-19 shutdown

In a year that challenged education institutions everywhere, UNENE delivered courses and moved through a major program self assessment, Nik Popov reports.

 
UNENE R&D Workshop opens a window to the future of nuclear in Canada

UNENE R&D Workshop opens a window to the future of nuclear in Canada

The show must go on and so it did. The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop UNENE’s annual R&D Workshop, a cornerstone of the organization’s work in connecting academia with industry and government. In fact, the online format provided opportunities to bring new voices to to the discussion.

 
UNENE network participates in Canada-Romania virtual nuclear trade mission

UNENE network participates in Canada-Romania virtual nuclear trade mission

Decision-makers from the Canadian and Romanian nuclear industries came together, virtually, March 2 and 3, to discuss the future of collaboration between the two countries.