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Ontario Tech student talks about fighting climate change in Maclean’s magazine

Ontario Tech student talks about fighting climate change in Maclean’s magazine

Ontario Tech engineering student, Tanner McBride, discusses his passion for nuclear engineering and his beliefs on limiting carbon emissions through nuclear power.

 
UNENE members honour Orange Shirt Day

UNENE members honour Orange Shirt Day

UNENE university members will lead events and educational campaigns to honour Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30.

 
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories completes refuelling of Royal Military College’s SLOWPOKE-2 Reactor

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories completes refuelling of Royal Military College’s SLOWPOKE-2 Reactor

CNL’s team in reactor physics and fuels conducted the refuelling and commissioning phases for the Royal Military College SLOWPOKE-2 reactor. Other CNL experts in the environmental remediation, engineering and radiation protection teams contributed to ensure the project was conducted safely. The work extends the operating life of the research reactor by another 30 years. 

 
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.

 
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.