Mathilde Bazin-Retours

4
Jun

GENIORS 3rd Project Meeting

Six months since the last full project meeting, a rather different format was used for the 3rd GENIORS meeting in Antwerp (Belgium) from 23-25 October 2018. This “Stakeholders event & Topical Day” meeting was split into two parts: a training and education workshop for Ph.D students and post-doctoral researchers, organised as a think tank focussed on process safety a communication

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26
May

First INSPYRE School

The first school of the INSPYRE project, focused on the Generation IV reactors fuel cycle, was organised jointly with the GENIORS project from May 13th to 17th, 2019 at the Delft University of Technology, in the city of Delft (The Netherlands). The school, designed for graduate students, young scientists and professionals, gave a comprehensive overview of the nuclear fuel cycle

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23
Jan

Radiochemistry PhD positions in SCK-CEN

SCK-CEN, one of the GENIORS partners, offers the following PhD positions in the field of radiochemistry: Development of a continuous process to separate americium from curium and lanthanides Inorganic sorption materials tailored for 225Ra/225Ac and 225Ac/213Bi radionuclide generators for biomedical applications Non-aqueous separation process for the purification of the lutetium-177 medical radioisotope Sol-gel chemistry to control morphology and porosity of

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19
Dec

GENIORS Stakeholders event & Topical Day Partitioning meets transmutation

GENIORS and SCK-CEN organised from 24 to 25th of October a Stakeholders event & Topical Meeting on Partitioning and Transmutation, taking place in Antwerp (Belgium). The Stakeholders event & Topical Day provided insight on the current state of the art of partitioning and transmutation and present and future (inter)national scenarios. The aim was to create an interface between the involved communities and stakeholders to discuss and interact on technical-scientific,

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26
Nov

GENIORS presented in Orlando

From 11-15 November, Robin Taylor from NNL and GENIORS partner, attended the ANS Winter Meeting taking place in Orlando (USA). He gave a presentation on th UK recycle programme as part of a panel session which was titled “The first phase of a new UK national-level programme in recycle and waste management” and directly linked to the GENIORS project.  

5
Nov

First INSPYRE school on Generation IV reactors fuel cycle

Co-organised by the partners of INSPYRE and GENIORS, the first INSPYRE school on Generation IV reactors fuel cycle will take place in Delft (The Netherlands), from 13-17 May 2019.The school, designed for graduate students, young scientists and professionals, will give a comprehensive overview of the nuclear fuel cycle for next generation fast neutron nuclear reactors. It will cover key aspects of chemistry, physics

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12
Jun

One year of GENIORS: achievements

  Since the launch of the project in June 2017, work in Domain 1 – Process chemistry and modelling, has been successfully initiated. Within WP1 – Fission product behaviour, Sr(II) and Tc(VII) with a TODGA solvent have been studied. Moreover, work in WP2 – Degradation chemistry addressed the behaviour of different organic and aqueous phases upon irradiation. A new aspect in

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30
May

GENIORS presented in Hawaii

From 8-13 April Andreas Wilden, Doctor in Chemistry at the German Forschungszentrum Jülich and GENIORS partner, attended the International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC XI Conference) in Kailua-Kona (Hawaii, USA).   Launched in 1987, the MARC conference series have become an international reference to discuss advances in radioanalytical chemistry and its applications. They cover a large array

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23
May

“Moving to fast reactors means using less than 50 tons of uranium per year”

  Coordinator of the GENIORS project, Stéphane Bourg is also Project Manager at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), in Marcoule (France). He has a longstanding experience in large European collaborative projects and has been in charge of ACSEPT, ACTINET-I3, TALISMAN and SACSESS.   Why did you accept to coordinate the GENIORS project? It was quite logical

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15
May

GENIORS 2nd project meeting

The second GENIORS project meeting took place in Würzburg (Germany) from 17-18 April. After nearly one year, it was a great opportunity for partners to meet and share the first results of their research carried out on improving the nuclear fuel recycling. “These regular project meetings are the only way to share and talk with the different partners of GENIORS,”

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