September, 2011

One Year In - September 27, 2011

I have now been a nucleargraduate for a year and I have learned an incredible amount about not only the nuclear industry, but the world itself. In reflection, I can really see what sets the scheme out from the others. With our trip down to London we saw how we should be interacting with different [...]

and they say jet engines work hard… - September 20, 2011

I see your turbofan and raise you a gas-centrifuge.

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UNO-City - September 19, 2011

In 1953, then president of the USA, Eisenhower, proposed an international organisation be created that would promote the peaceful use of atomic power. 4 years after this “Atoms for Peace” speech, the International Atomic Energy Agency was officially founded. It’s headquarters were “temporarily” in the Grand Hotel in central Vienna until 1979 when the Austrian [...]

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Understanding the value of the pound - September 6, 2011

……….how do you even teach people that?

These blogs are supposed to be about out the 10% footprints aspect of the nucleargraduates scheme but majority of us just blether about whatever is on our minds when we realise we’re well over due a blog. But this blog is pure footprints! It’s going to be wild! So fasten your seat belts……………..

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Whatever You Do, Don’t Press the Big Red Button - September 1, 2011

A few weeks ago I visited Wylfa power station along with some other nucleargraduates and Magnox graduates. As the crow flies, Wylfa is only about 70 miles from where I work currently in Barrow-in-Furness. However, to get there by land, you are looking at more than triple that! This didn’t deter me since I had never [...]

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Graduate Nuclear Conference -

This was a chance for graduates from different companies in the industry to network and learn more about the different sectors of the industry. The event was held at Energus, nucleargraduates HQ. Representatives gave talks from Sellafield, Rolls-Royce, NDA, IAEA, Westinghouse & NNL. Following the talks there were question panels where issues were discussed about Fukushima and future challenges for the nuclear [...]

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