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Women in STEM: Enhancing the Nuclear Safety Culture

“The concept of a ‘safety culture’ is something that I identified for myself as very important, early on in my career,” says Maria Moracho Ramirez, Senior Safety Officer at the IAEA. “It relates to a culture of behaviour, and if you’ve been a trainer, you know that training for influencing behaviours is very complicated.” Read more →

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IAEA Concludes Long Term Operational Safety Review at the Atucha Nuclear Power Plant in Argentina

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a review of long term operational safety at Unit 1 of the Atucha Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Argentina. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Sees Safety Commitment by Russia’s Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Russia’s Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant demonstrated a commitment to safety in areas such as severe accident management training and the promotion of safety culture. The team also identified areas for further enhancement, including proposals related to the plant’s operating experience programme, maintenance and operation. Read more →

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Exploring Alternatives to Magnetic Confinement

Laser fusion is a method of igniting nuclear fusion reactions and is a potential alternative to magnetic confinement. Read more →

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High-level Meetings in Iran 'Inconclusive,' IAEA Director General tells Board

Extensive negotiations yesterday in Iran to address outstanding nuclear verification issues “proved inconclusive,” IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told the Agency’s Board of Governors Read more →

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Nuclear Techniques Help Bangladeshi Experts Develop Improved Cotton Varieties in Record Time

Cotton is the oldest known and most used textile around the world. While it took around 3,000 years to understand how to cultivate and process the first wild cotton, now with nuclear techniques, new and improved varieties have been developed in Bangladesh in record time: just five years. Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 30 June: Vienna-based IAEA staff are working from the VIC as of 1 July. For more, click here.

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