• Browns Ferry Plant

    Nuclear Energy for Australia: It’s time to take a hard look

    Barry Murphy BSc.App BE(Chem) CSci MBA FIChemE FTSE FAICD. 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 27 May. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Please register online at Engineers Australia Abstract: Barry Murphy will discuss what he believes are the three main concerns underpinning Australia’s historical reluctance to use ...

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  • Nuclear for Climate Nice, France

    Declaration signed in Nice France

    During the International Congress on Advances on Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP) in Nice, France, 39 nuclear societies, representing 50,000 scientists from 36 countries from all five continents jointly signed a declaration that presents their commitment to the fight against climate change. Rob Parker, ANA President, signed on behalf of the ANA (Press Release from SFEN). The declaration is a major ...

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    Expert Advisory Committee Announced

    On 17 April 2015, the Royal Commissioner, Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR (Rtd) announced membership of the Expert Advisory Committee : Visiting professor at University College London Dr Timothy Stone CBE Professor of Environmental Sustainability Professor Barry Brook from Tasmania Past president of the Australian Conservation Foundation and Emeritus Professor of Science, Technology and Society at ...

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    Government calls for voluntary land nominations for radioactive waste facility

    On 2 March 2015, Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry and Science, announced that the Australian Government had opened the process for voluntary site nominations for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility. Landholders in all States and Territories can nominate land to store intermediate level radioactive waste and dispose of low level radioactive waste. Information on the criteria to be used ...

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    ANA 2014 Award to Dr Rob Robinson

    Rob Parker, ANA President, presented the 2014 ANA Award to Dr Robert Robinson, ANSTO, at the ANA Lunch on Friday 5 December in the Sutherland United Services Club. The award recognises Rob Robinson’s outstanding contribution to nuclear science and technology in Australia by his work in neutron scattering and his leadership of the Bragg Institute enabling it to become a ...

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