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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.
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 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.
The Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) is inviting nominees to form the next CNS council and executive: Deadline is May 6.
New agreement will support construction planning of Terrestrial’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR), Generation IV advanced nuclear power plant.
Canadian Radioactive Waste Summit welcomes diverse perspectives
Hosted by Nuclear Waste Management Organization, March 30-April 1, the virtual event will ask young Canadians, Indigenous peoples, academics and other interested groups to help inform development of a long-term waste strategy for Canada.
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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