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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.
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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.
For almost 20 years, UNENE has been helping people take the next step in their nuclear education and in their careers.
A new agreement between a number of global universities with a nuclear focus will help strengthen connections between Canadian institutions and those abroad.
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.
McMaster University alumnus and former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Radiation Safety Head, Dave Tucker, returns to Canada in new nuclear-focused leadership role.
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.
The 40th CNS annual conference, June 6-9, will bring together industry, government and academic leaders to discuss topics ranging from nuclear innovation and small modular reactor development to the role of relationships in nuclear.
New agreement will support construction planning of Terrestrial’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR), Generation IV advanced nuclear power plant.
From recent small modular reactor (SMR) developments and CANDU refurbishment milestones to advancements in medical isotopes and a “made-in-Ontario” hydrogen report, UNENE’s industry news roundup showcases the latest achievements and innovations from across the Canadian nuclear sector.
Ministry of Natural Resources has extended deadline to May 31 with UNENE serving as secretariat for university input to Canada’s policy modernization effort.
Universities participated in a virtual roundtable, Feb. 16, to share their perspectives as part of NRCan’s radioactive waste management policy consultation. UNENE serves as the secretariat for university input.
Over the past several years, the nuclear academic community has participated in the development of Canada’s plans for a low-carbon, clean energy future. Plans released by the federal government in the past six months resulting from this work, cover areas ranging from an overarching approach to climate change to hydrogen and small modular reactors (SMRs).
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