|18 Jan 2021||EURAD project - working together for a safe radioactive waste management
The European Joint Programme on Radioactive Waste Management (EURAD) will help the EU member states to obtain the know-how required to implement safe and long-term management of radioactive waste.
|16 Dec 2020||Investigating the Zirconium Cladding Tubes of New Paks NPP Fuel Assemblies at Centre for Energy Research
At the end of 2020, the operation of new VVER-440 lead test assemblies optimized for the water-uranium ratio will start at the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. With the introduction of new fuel, fewer fresh assemblies will be needed for refuelling of the reactor.
|16 Dec 2020||Researchers of EK assessed raw materials to be used in nuclear-grade concretes to reduce nuclear decommissioning costs
Scientists of the Centre for Energy Research (EK) studied the activation susceptibility of the pebble-sand fraction of radiation-shielding concretes around nuclear reactors. During the project, a strong research network was formed with the Czech, Polish, Slovakian and Korean participants of the RADCON project.
|16 Nov 2020||ETSON Award 2020
On November 3, four young experts from ETSON member organisations competed in an online science slam for this year´s ETSON Award. The event, won by an IRSN researcher and his team, had been organised by the network´s Junior Staff Programm.
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