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Stores, Scotland and Sellafield - June 27, 2013

Well it’s nearly the end of my first placement up in Scotland and it has been an interesting experience, with what I have been able to learn, be able to take part in and the people whom I have met. If I were to write down everything then it would be the same size as [...]

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Trains, CSI and Water Bowls -

It’s now April and off to a conference being hosted by the Institute of Physics about Nuclear Physics. Now this was being held in York University with a mixture of both academic and industrial delegates there to talk about the latest news in nuclear physics research, whether it be the progress of nuclear fusion reactors, [...]

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Daleks, Dry Ice and Windmills -

Don’t worry you are reading the correct blog and not on one about an episode of Doctor Who, (the latest was a good episode), though in one of my STEM events consisted of daleks and dry ice. It’s now middle of March and I am in full swing of STEM events with going to several [...]

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Accelerated, Operational and Decommissioning -

Well it’s February, and time for a bit of travelling to view different types of nuclear sites, first on the list is Bradwell. For people who don’t know in the Magnox fleet there are ten sites, with nine currently being decommissioned and one operational, though each of them are at different stages of decommissioning making [...]

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Parliament, Birdcage and Snow - May 2, 2013

Well its now January 2013 and after a good break being back at home for the Christmas holidays it is back to work, though before I can settle back in it is time for a nucleargraduates training week, where our first destination is London! So began the trip to London, though before any of the [...]

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Lego, Annual Conference and Gangsters - February 11, 2013

Well we are now entering beginning of December 2012 and have completed my first STEM event. STEM is where we go into schools to teach them about science and engineering in a fun and exciting way, either by workshops, events or setting up a science club. My event was to talk about the wonders of [...]

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Conferences, Networking and Dodgem Cars - February 8, 2013

Well moving on from the previous blog about the Keswick trip to beginning of November and been working at my placement for couple of weeks and enjoying it! From learning where the tea and coffee making facilities are to about how the site works and different projects happening on the site, each day learn something [...]

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New Beginnings, Tarzan Swings and Nucleargraduates - January 30, 2013

Over the next several blogs I will tell you the epic tale of being a nucleargraduate, which shall have hopefully suspense, drama, action, adventure, romance, comedy and awesomeness  which will have you wanting the next chapter, so here goes with starting at the very beginning a very good place to start!    Turn the clocks back [...]

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