March, 2012

An Experiment - March 23, 2012

What happened in Texas

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6 degrees of separation… - March 19, 2012

For those not familiar with this theory, the idea is by using 6 connections (friend of a friend and so on) you could connect yourself with anyone in the world! As you may have picked up about nucleargraduates is that there are several secondments, and I’m approaching the time where I’m searching for new opportunities [...]

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Caithness Horizons -

When both Dounreay’s visitor centre and the local town hall fell foul of the restricted access regulations it seemed a sensible move to pool resources. So Dounreay helped fund the re-purposing of the hall into a heritage centre, the result being Caithness Horizons, a very in depth display of the history of the area all [...]

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Go Aggies Go!! - March 14, 2012

When I first started on the nucleargraduates scheme, we had a two weeks development zone in Cumbria. I wondered what I had got myself in to! I found myself shacked up in a youth hostel sharing a dormitory with 5 other blokes and a hand full of showers with the whole hostel floor!! 16months on, [...]

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Hull is Never Dull!! - March 13, 2012

As part of the nucleargraduates scheme, the graduates participate in ‘Footprints’. This is work and experiences all based around the community. For me this included such activities as trying to inspire young children to enjoy science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. It also saw us trying to set up a small to medium enterprise [...]

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Nuclear Power in a Nutshell - March 2, 2012

2 minute insight into nuclear power

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