The Great Retention in the Nuclear industry in 2022

Much is being written about the ‘’great resignation’’ which is affecting all industries to a greater or lesser extent, but rather than bracing for impact the nuclear industry is in a great position not just to retain its workforce but also to attract talent like never before. Could 2022 be the year of the Great…

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Helixos: the missing piece to bettering corporate impact

If you are looking to take a meditative hike into the world of all things hi-tech and futuristic industries (including nuclear, of course), look no further than Helixos. Their depiction of calm mountain ranges, bright ice glaciers and deep waters invoke an odd sense of familiarity, especially for those who’ve seen the brilliant blue glow…

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At the forefront of the UAE nuclear energy programs’ many firsts

<<photo – caption: Hasna Al Blooshi is currently the Director of Training at Nawah Energy Company, a Joint Venture subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) in charge of operating and maintaining Units 1-4 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in the Al Dhafra Region, Abu Dhabi…

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Adriènne Kelbie: A wildcard well played

Adriènne Kelbie was a wildcard from start to finish as chief executive of the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR). Leaning into this status helped her to drive harder for the “constructive tension” she uses to help others be their best. She is now starting a new chapter as she heads up Adriènne Kelbie Consulting Ltd, offering…

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Meyrem Sari: ready for anything

“I just ended up here because I liked science and was always good at maths,” was a modest statement from Meyrem Sari as she began a lecture to the UK Institute of Physics Nuclear Industry Group on her work at the UK’s Radioactive Waste Management organisation. Born in a remote Anatolian village in the Mediterranean…

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Katherine Raines: finding ecological answers

What might Britain be like in thousands of years’ time? What will be its climate and what animals and plants will it be home to? These are just some of the questions Katherine Raines is trying to answer in her work at RWM, the government organisation tasked with the disposal of the UK’s higher level…

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Clean Energy: Why is it important to talk about (nuclear) waste?

10 May 2021 Dr Tomasz P Majchrowski BSc (Hons) CChem Tom holds a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and has been awarded a status of a Chartered Chemist by the Royal Society of Chemistry.  His professional experience is in the management of nuclear waste, spanning from science and technology…

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Big hopes for small islands

A young Jesús M. Nuñez would have never imagined working in the nuclear industry. Growing up in Puerto Rico, a US territory with no nuclear operators, he “didn’t know what nuclear energy was. I watched the Simpsons and that was the extent of my nuclear education.” It wasn’t until his university professor introduced him to…

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