The University of Manchester has appointed Professor Melissa Denecke as Co-Director of the world-leading Dalton Nuclear Institute.
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 won funding worth £6.5million for seven new research projects, the Government has announced.
The University of Manchester’s Dalton Nuclear Institute has welcomed today’s publication of the UK’s nuclear industrial strategy and research and development (R&D) roadmap.
The University of Manchester has signed a global framework agreement with EDF, the leading electricity producer in Europe.
A new ground breaking £1.2 million centre to research the decontamination and safe storage of nuclear waste is being established at The University of Manchester in partnership with Sellafield Ltd.
Industry leaders, Government officials and academics from The University of Manchester came together last week in London to celebrate the award of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for the Dalton Nuclear Institute.