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    18th International Group on Research Reactors (IGORR) Conference

    The 18th International Group on Research Reactors (IGORR18) conference will be held on 3-7 December 2017 at the International Conference Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia.  The IGORR18 conference is organised in collaboration with the IAEA through an embedded IAEA Workshop on Safety Reassessment of Research Reactors in Light of the Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Daiichi Accident, J7-TR-54790. The conference…

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    Rob Parker’s visit to Fukushima

    In May 2017, Rob Parker visited regions in the Fukushima province in Japan that had been contaminated by the meltdown of three reactors in 2011. The regions included Iitate, Katsurao, Minamisoma as well as Fukushima City.  He received a briefing from Mr Hitoshi AOKI, technical adviser to the Decontamination Information Centre, Japanese Ministry of Environment, regarding the status and progress of…

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    South Australia Has A Key Role To Play In The Global Warming Challenge

    In an article on newmatilda.com, Rob Parker, ANA President, shows that South Australia has a key role to play in the global warming challenge. Premier Jay Weatherill of South Australia commissioned Kevin Scarce to look into opportunities in the nuclear fuel cycle. Out of that study came a promising area, namely the storage of spent nuclear fuel which could provide…

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    Nuclear Science Week 17-21 Oct

    Nuclear Science Week is an international celebration to focus local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. As part of Nuclear Science Week, AINSE has organised two free presentations at the AINSE Theatre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW. Dr Maria Rost Rublee Department of Politics and International Relations School of Social Sciences, Monash University Monday…

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