World Nuclear University Announces 2006 Summer Institute
2005 WNU Fellow, Claes Fälth, stands at the entrance to Yucca Mountain, a planned national repository for US spent fuel and high-level radioactive waste, in Nevada, US. The Fellows visited the site as part of a technical tour. (Credit: K. Hansen/IAEA)
Eighty-eight Fellows, comprising some of the brightest young minds in the nuclear field, from 34 countries have been selected to attend the 2006 WNU Summer Institute. Starting 8 July – 18 August, the Institute is hosted by the Swedish Centre for Nuclear Technology (SCNT), Sweden´s Royal Institute of Technology (RIT) and France´s Commissariat à l´Energie Atomique (CEA).
The Fellows will spend five weeks in Stockholm attending formal lectures and group-work activities. The WNU Fellows will also attend a week-long technical tour in France, visiting several of that nation´s top nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear research, and nuclear power facilities.
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