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Goodbye Dr. Berenzai: Longtime educator contributed much over a half century

Goodbye Dr. Berenzai: Longtime educator contributed much over a half century

Professor George Bereznai, who founded Ontario Tech’s nuclear programs, will begin a new chapter at the end of June, after a half-century spent in nuclear training and education across both industry and academia in Ontario and internationally.

 
UNENE partner launches clean energy innovation campus

UNENE partner launches clean energy innovation campus

Kinectrics’ recently announced Helius facility will collaborate with UNENE network universities, small modular reactor (SMR) developers and other sector stakeholders to test and support new clean energy technologies like SMRs and hydrogen production.

 
UNENE members celebrate Pride Month

UNENE members celebrate Pride Month

UNENE network universities host festivities throughout June, in support of equal rights and inclusion for LGBTQ2S+ individuals.

 
National Indigenous History Month recognized across UNENE campuses

National Indigenous History Month recognized across UNENE campuses

UNENE universities honour the history, heritage and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada, as we grieve for 215 Kamloops First Nation children.

 
International Atomic Energy Agency designates Ontario Tech University “collaborating centre”

International Atomic Energy Agency designates Ontario Tech University “collaborating centre”

UNENE-member becomes first Canadian university to receive international designation.

 
Universities take action in support of Canada’s SMR plans

Universities take action in support of Canada’s SMR plans

As part of Canada’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Action Plan, University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering (UNENE), along with its members and partners, have made commitments to contribute to SMR research, development and training, across the country.

 
New AVP will build on McMaster’s excellence in nuclear research

New AVP will build on McMaster’s excellence in nuclear research

McMaster University alumnus and former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Radiation Safety Head, Dave Tucker, returns to Canada in new nuclear-focused leadership role.

 
Université de Moncton partners with New Brunswick Power to launch a Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Université de Moncton partners with New Brunswick Power to launch a Centre for Artificial Intelligence

With a $1.7 million investment from the utility and other funders, the research facility will provide artificial intelligence applied R&D to strengthen efficiency and reliability at New Brunswick’s publicly-owned utility.

 
University of New Brunswick among three organizations to receive SMR development funds from Government of Canada

University of New Brunswick among three organizations to receive SMR development funds from Government of Canada

The University of New Brunswick has received nearly $562,000 as part of a funding announcement that included $50.5 million for Moltex Energy Canada, a small modular reactor (SMR) vendor with plans to build its technology at New Brunswick Power’s (NB Power) Point Lepreau site by the early 2030s.

 
Ontario supports hands-on training opportunities for post-secondary students

Ontario supports hands-on training opportunities for post-secondary students

On March 10, the Ontario government announced it is providing $39.5 million to help Mitacs — an organization that builds partnerships between post-secondary talent and industry — create up to 8,000 paid innovative internships and upskilling opportunities for post-secondary students, postdoctoral fellows and recent graduates.