Nuclear Educational Initiatives and Resources in Canada

  • UNENE has compiled a database of all nuclear-power related graduate courses in Canada, which is posted by institution (pdf) and by discipline (pdf) for your convenience. Note that it does not include generic engineering courses or nuclear physics courses unless they have a module on nuclear power. Compiled by Dr. Victor G. Snell.
  • Who’s Who – Find out where to study Nuclear Science and Engineering Research and Education, who is doing what and where.
  • CANTEACH – CANDU technical information, an industry, university, CNS initiative that began in January 2000 with the mandate to produce technical educational material on CANDU.
  • The Essential CANDU – UNENE is directing, with administrative infratructure support from COG, the development of a CANDU textbook. The aim is to provide a concise, and consistently told, root storyline that will enable those new to CANDU, whether a student, a manager, a teacher / trainer, a journalist or a discipline area specialist, to learn about CANDU as an overall system and to delve into any specific area as desired. This is to be a senior undergraduate level text available on-line in the public domain.
  • CNS Conferences and Courses – check here for the latest news on upcoming conferences and courses sponsored by the Canadian Nuclear Society (Student Conference, Annual Conference, Nuclear Simulation Symposium, …).
  • Looking for information related to the overall Canadian Nuclear Enterprise? Check out the portal
  • NEA Survey results from various Canadian training facilities (doc) – Royal Military College, University of Ottawa, Ontario Tech University, University of Western Ontario, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, University of New Brunswick, Carleton University.
  • UNENE expects that students know how to reference material appropriately in assignments and projects. For a summary of acceptable standards of referencing, please follow the link at However note that most professors will accept references only from reputable books, journals and organizations; the reliability of blogs, Wikipedia, You-Tube, FaceBook etc, is too variable for a submission in a graduate course.