Nuclear Fuel Cycle & Waste Technology

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  • Call for Papers: 3rd IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management

    2016-02-01 | Would-be presenters have until 28 February to submit their papers to participate in the Third International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management to be held at the IAEA in Vienna 7-11 November 2016. Read More →

  • UN Framework Classification can be applied to nuclear fuel resources, new publication shows

    2016-01-13 | Eight case studies undertaken in Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Malawi, Niger and the US demonstrate that the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 (UNFC) can be applied to nuclear fuel resources. Read More →

  • Nuclear Energy Interns Share IAEA Experiences

    2015-12-30 | The IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy hosted many interns this year from various backgrounds and Member States. Some of them shared their experiences working on various nuclear energy topics and what they learned from working in an international organization. Read More →

  • Removal of HEU from Georgia Helps Strengthen Nuclear Non-Proliferation

    2015-12-22 | Tbilisi, Georgia - The secure delivery of a shipment of high enriched uranium (HEU) from Georgia on 22 December 2015 marks another achievement in global nuclear non-proliferation efforts. Read More →

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  • Internet Reactor Laboratory

    Date: 2014-03-04 | The video details the development of the IAEA's project for an Internet Reactor Laboratory. Through an internet connection, the control room and a research reactor itself can be linked visually to a distant classroom for the purpose of explaining reactor physics and conducting experiments interactively. As seen in the video, various procedures such as startups and shutdowns can be performed in collaboration between the reactor operator and students, who are then able to witness the results within the classroom. This activity, supported through the US Department of State?s Peaceful Uses Initiative, broadens the availability of a major application of research reactors, education and training, to Member States without a research reactor in order to train nuclear engineers and operators, and can be considered a cost-effective means to develop nuclear infrastructure for newcomer nuclear power programmes, as in Jordan. Indeed, the Internet Reactor Laboratory is under consideration for the purpose of regional cooperation in education and training using research reactors in Argentina and France. View Video →

  • Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel - Interview with Gary Dyck

    Date: 2013-10-09 | Probably the most famous form of radioactive waste, spent fuel from nuclear reactors must be safely, responsibly and sustainably managed. Gary Dyck, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy, explains basic facts about spent nuclear fuel - how they are generated, volumes produced and Agency activities in support of efforts to ensure safety and sustainability throughout the entire nuclear fuel cycle. View Video →

  • Disposal of Radioactive Waste ? Interview with Irena Mele

    Date: 2013-10-09 | It is a widely held public misconception that disposal of radioactive waste is an unsolvable problem. Irena Mele, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy, dispels this mistaken notion, clarifying existing solutions and describing IAEA activities to assist Member States in this area. View Video →

  • Safe Storage of Disused Sources - Interview with Vilmos Friedrich

    Date: 2013-05-22 | The IAEA helps its Member States find long-term solutions for the safe and secure storage of disused sealed radioactive sources. Mr Vilmos Friedrich, a radioactive waste expert in the Nuclear Fuel and Waste Technology Division, explains the issues (3:18 min) View Video →

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