ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Explore the many uses for nuclear science and its impact on energy, the environment, healthcare, food, and more.
Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Pickering likely to operate to 2026—and maybe well beyond
The government of Ontario has announced its support for extending the operation of Ontario Power Generation’s Pickering nuclear plant for a year past its scheduled 2025 closure date, adding that a much longer extension is also being mulled.
OPG, at the government’s request, has reviewed its operational plans and concluded that the facility can continue to safely produce electricity for an additional year, according to a recent news release.
The ANS STEM Academy serves educators, students and everyone interested in nuclear science and technology. Sign up to receive resources for in and out of the classroom.
Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World
In 2018, ANS set the ambitious goal of ensuring every teacher and student in America has access to fact-based nuclear science and technology resources. Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World™, the K-12 nuclear science and energy curriculum created in partnership with Discovery Education and lead funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, was a first step in achieving that goal. The program has reached more than 1.6 million students since its launch.
Learn more about nuclear science and technology
ANS helps get students excited about nuclear through classroom visits by nuclear professionals across the country. Volunteers from ANS's vast network of Local and Student Sections help with classroom learning activities while opening students' eyes to the world of possibilities nuclear careers have to offer.
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Contact us if you would like an ANS member to visit your classroom or if you're an ANS member and would like to volunteer.
ANS makes teaching nuclear science a little less intimidating and empowers educators to inspire their students with confidence. The Society offers educator workshops and webinars to allow educators to learn directly from nuclear experts in the field.
Check back soon for upcoming workshops and webinars.
Pathways to Nuclear
The nuclear workforce is growing and ANS is helping ensure we can meet the needs of the evolving industry. Students can learn about careers through classroom visits with ANS Nuclear Ambassadors as well as these online resources:
Spotlight on Nuclear Careers
Virtual interviews featuring professionals in a wide range of nuclear careers. Check out the recordings from these events:
New Nuclear Technologies
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