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Radiation Protection & Shielding
The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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U.K. reportedly in talks with Westinghouse over nuclear new-build in Wales
In late January, after plans were scrapped for Wylfa Newydd—the Hitachi-led project to build two ABWR units at the site of the decommissioned Wylfa reactors on the Welsh island of Anglesey—the British government stated, “Wylfa remains an important site for potential new projects, and the U.K. government will continue to explore future opportunities for it.”
September 10–15, 2017
Criticality safety - pushing the boundaries by modernizing and integrating data, methods, and regulations
Carlsbad, NM|Pecos River Village Conference Center
The 2017 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division (NCSD) Topical Meeting will be hosted at the Pecos River Village Conference Center in Carlsbad, NM, September 10-15, 2017. All meeting activities, plenary sessions, technical sessions, tutorials and exhibits will be held at this location (unless otherwise noted).
For hotel accommodations, please choose from the three preferred hotels that have special group rates for the conference (go to: http://carlsbadans.com/index.php/travelsectiob/hotels).
Todd Shrader (Manager, DOE Carlsbad Field Office)
Jef Lucchini (Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Sedat Goluoglu (Professor, University of Florida)
Thomas P. McLaughlin (Retiree, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Calvin Hopper (Retiree, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Robert Wilson (DOE, Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center)