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Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) has become the seventh university in the world to offer a programme as part of the International Nuclear Management Academy (INMA), which is endorsed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). During a webinar hosted by the IAEA last week, Professor Attila Aszódi, BME programme executive, described the importance of this achievement.

Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-endorses-Budapest-university-programme

The UK Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) on 4 August launched the Research Support Office (RWM RSO) to harness the UK’s vast array of research capabilities in geo-disposal science and technology. The RSO will provide RWM with world-class, independent, and robust evidence to guide its work around safety and design in support of the delivery of a UK Geological Disposal Facility (GDF). A GDF is a highly engineered network of vaults and tunnels built into the rock many hundreds of metres underground designed to safely and permanently dispose of higher activity radioactive waste.

Date: Friday, 07 August 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-radioactive-waste-management-launches-research-office-to-support-geological-disposal-8064676

The University of Manchester and the University of Sheffield will support the delivery of independent evidence-based research to underpin the development of a UK Geological Disposal Facility following a GBP2.5 million (USD3.3 million) grant secured from Radioactive Waste Management (RWM).

Date: Thursday, 06 August 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/RWM-launches-new-venture-to-lead-UK-repository-res

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is seeking nominations for membership on the “Committee on the Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities: Phase 1,” part of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission-sponsored, state-of-the-art study.

Date: Friday, 03 September 2010
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexperts-to-conduct-nrc-sponsored-cancer-risk-study-usa-deadline-30-september-2010