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Hungarian nuclear degree's first for IAEA review

Hungarian nuclear degree's first for IAEA review

The International Atomic Energy Agency's curriculum review at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics concluded the degree programme was "robust" and was "producing graduates with an excellent breadth and depth of knowledge".

 

Other News 21 January 2022


Nuclear technique cuts mosquito numbers in Cuban trial

Nuclear technique cuts mosquito numbers in Cuban trial

A pilot trial of a nuclear technique in a neighbourhood of the Cuban capital Havana reduced mosquito numbers by up to 90% last year. Early reports show that cases of mosquito-borne diseases were completely eliminated in the last two months of the trial.

Regulation & Safety 14 January 2022


IAEA releases guide to stakeholder engagement

IAEA releases guide to stakeholder engagement

The International Atomic Energy Agency has published its first "guide level" publication to support national efforts to engage with stakeholders throughout the life cycle of all nuclear facilities. To succeed, nuclear projects need to engage with all relevant stakeholders, including the public, and explaining nuclear energy, strengthening relationships and building trust with stakeholders is key to this, the Agency said.

Corporate 06 January 2022


Safety reviewed at Ostrovets before start up of unit 2

Safety reviewed at Ostrovets before start up of unit 2

Two more rounds of international peer review have taken place at Belarus' Ostrovets nuclear power plant as the power plant's second reactor prepares to start up.

Regulation & Safety 13 December 2021


IAEA completes Ugandan nuclear infrastructure review

IAEA completes Ugandan nuclear infrastructure review

Uganda's government is strongly committed to developing the infrastructure needed for a safe, secure and peaceful nuclear power programme, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has found. The eight-day Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review mission was conducted at the government's request.

New Nuclear 09 December 2021


IAEA finds commitment to safety at Belleville plant

IAEA finds commitment to safety at Belleville plant

EDF has demonstrated commitment to safety at its Belleville nuclear power plant in central France by introducing additional methods to prepare for accident management and using innovative approaches in the training of plant staff, an expert team from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded. The team also identified areas for further enhancement, for example in operation, maintenance and operating experience.

Regulation & Safety 02 December 2021


IAEA team reviews Kalinin safety

IAEA team reviews Kalinin safety

Russia's Kalinin nuclear power plant shows a commitment to safety, said a team assembled by the International Atomic Energy Agency, which took some new practices away to share with the global industry.

Regulation & Safety 01 December 2021


Atucha 1 works towards long-term operation

Atucha 1 works towards long-term operation

Nucleoelectrica Argentina has been given feedback on its preparation of Atucha 1 for long-term operation by an International Atomic Energy Agency team. It is the third such mission at the request of the Argentinian government.

Regulation & Safety 30 November 2021


Tehran negotiations 'inconclusive': Grossi

Tehran negotiations 'inconclusive': Grossi

Negotiations to address outstanding nuclear verification issues in Iran have so far been inconclusive, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said yesterday. Negotiations among parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - Iran and five world powers - are expected to resume in Vienna next week.

Regulation & Safety 25 November 2021


Czech nuclear security regime is robust, says IAEA

Czech nuclear security regime is robust, says IAEA

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts last week completed a follow-up nuclear security advisory mission to the Czech Republic. The two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service mission included a review of the legislative and regulatory framework for the physical protection of nuclear material and associated facilities and activities, including transport.

Regulation & Safety 23 November 2021