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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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INL captures one dramatic second of a fuel rod test in slow motion
Idaho National Laboratory recently released footage of a new experiment at its Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT) that simulates what happens to a nuclear fuel pin when it starts to overheat. Go to Twitter for the original post, or cut to the chase and watch a 14-second clip on YouTube.
DIA (Diversity & Inclusion in ANS) is committed to encouraging underrepresented persons to enter and flourish in the field of nuclear science and technology. In fulfilling this commitment, DIA will provide travel compensation or virtual attendance fees of up to $1,000 for current underrepresented student members to attend the ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo taking place in Washington, DC November 30 - December 3, 2021.The application is open to current student members of ANS who identify with underrepresented and historically excluded groups. Previous receipt of Professional Women in ANS (PWANS)/DIA travel funding, though not a disqualifying factor, will be taken into consideration.
Diversity and Inclusion in ANS Committee
Must be an ANS student member. All underrepresented students are highly encouraged to apply, including but not limited to:
Our evaluators will review each candidate carefully, and notify everyone of the awards by November 15. Recipients attending virtually will receive a discount code for complimentary registration ($215 value) to the ANS Winter Meeting. Recipients attending in person will be allowed to submit receipts of their travel expenses and receive compensation (up to $1,000).
DIA Registration/Travel Grants are funded by the NEED scholarship fund and managed by the ANS DIA Committee. Within two weeks after attending the related meeting, grant recipients are required to submit a grant report to the DIA Committee outlining the personal benefits received from the grant and from attending the meeting. Reports should be sent to email@example.com.
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