22 November 2021

NDA calls for applicants for decommissioning PhD bursaries

The NDA is looking for research proposals related to nuclear decommissioning for its 2022 PhD Bursary Call.

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Offering £750,000 of sponsorship as part of ongoing R&D support to develop the technical skills needed for decommissioning in the future. Around eight proposals will be chosen from a shortlist of entries that will reviewed by technical specialists from the Nuclear Waste and Decommissioning Research Forum (NWDRF).

Winning proposals will support the NDA mission to deliver safe, sustainable and publicly acceptable solutions to the challenge of decommissioning and clean-up of the UK’s civil nuclear legacy.

Dr Rick Short, Research Manager at the NDA, sys, ‘This scheme is key in ensuring we have the key skills and capabilities which support decommissioning over future generations.’

Applicants have until 15:00 on 22 December 2021 to submit their proposals. The winning entries will be chosen by April 2022 with a view to the projects starting in September.

More information and details on how to apply.