The University of Manchester and the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) have been awarded £8million to establish a Nuclear Fuel Centre of Excellence (NFCE).
The Dalton Nuclear Institute at The University of Manchester has established the most advanced academic nuclear research capability in the UK and is a leading centre for higher learning in nuclear science and engineering. Through academic and industrial interdisciplinary collaboration, we play a key role in providing the knowledge and skills needed to deliver a low-carbon future through nuclear energy. Our extensive world-class facilities and collaborative links help to drive innovation across the nuclear fuel cycle.
Our programme of nuclear skills training includes undergraduate course units and postgraduate qualifications. We also provide professional development courses for the domestic and international nuclear sector. The Institute maintains a number of strategic partnerships with industry, government and academia, ensuring that our research programmes have direct relevance to the nuclear sector.
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The Dalton Nuclear Institute was awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize in the Diamond Jubilee round for its "internationally renowned research and skills training for the nuclear industry".
The University of Manchester‘s Dalton Nuclear Institute has extended its relationship with AMEC, the international engineering, project management and consultancy company.
The University of Liverpool has signed an access agreement to use the University of Manchester’s Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF).
The University of Manchester has been chosen to host four new national Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT) in science and engineering, the Government has announced.
The University of Manchester’s Dalton Nuclear Institute will officially open its Cumbrian research facility on Friday, September 6.
National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) Research Fellow Dr Nick Smith has been awarded a prestigious four-year Industry Fellowship by the Royal Society.