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UK office receives site license application for Sizewell C
Artist’s rendering of the Sizewell site, with Sizewell C at right. Image: EDF Energy
The United Kingdom’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on June 30 received a nuclear site license application from EDF Energy subsidiary NNB Generation Company (SZC) Limited to construct and operate two reactors at the Sizewell site in the county of Suffolk, northeast of London.
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The Radiation Science and Technology Award recognizes meritorious research or basic development from which there is a particularly significant industrial application. The work may have been performed at any time in the past; it must have been fully published in an established scientific journal, and the results of the efforts must have been practically established although not necessarily in widespread use at the time the award is given. The award will be presented to an individual who is determined to have made the most outstanding creative application of radiation sciences and engineering principles.
Nominees need not be ANS members, and any ANS member can nominate a worthy candidate.
This award consists of a plaque and a monetary award of $2,000. The award is presented during the ANS Winter Meeting.
This award was established by the Isotope and Radiation Division (IRD) in 1967.
Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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