General Conference Day 2 Highlights

A summary of the highlights from the second day of the IAEA General Conference including information on the 2017 Scientific Forum and other side events that took place. Continue reading

Advanced Nuclear Technologies can Help Achieve a Carbon-Free Energy Future

Innovation in the nuclear sector is vital to fulfil its potential in combatting climate change, agreed panellists at a side event held on the margins of the IAEA General Conference today. Continue reading

Nuclear Operators Forum Discusses Challenges in Finding and Retaining Talent

People, people, people. This is what the future of the nuclear industry comes down to, discussed participants at the seventh Nuclear Operator Organizations Cooperation Forum today. Continue reading

IAEA Event Emphasizes Gender Parity as Crucial for Innovation and Organizational Excellence

Gender parity is crucial to fostering innovation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and in enabling organizations to perform measurably better, panellists agreed at an event focused on The Added Value of Gender Parity in Vienna this mo... Continue reading

Nuclear High Temperature Heat Could Replace Fossil Fuels in Industry, Mitigate Climate Change

An advanced technology that uses nuclear energy to produce high temperature heat for industry could be an important tool in cutting carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, said experts at an IAEA roundtable discussion today Continue reading

Step into the World of Nuclear Security Training — Online, Mobile and in 3-D

A 3-D fictional nuclear facility, online training courses and a mobile app were on the agenda of a session dedicated to discussing the latest trends in nuclear security training at the 61st IAEA General Conference today.   Continue reading

Nuclear Techniques in Human Health: Scientific Forum Opens

The use of nuclear techniques in human health helps to save millions of lives every year and the IAEA works with national governments to increase countries’ expertise in radiotherapy, nuclear medicine and the use of isotopic techniques in nutrition, said IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano at the opening of the 2017 Scientific Forum today. Continue reading

IAEA Receives Medical Linear Accelerator under Partnership from Manufacturer

A new linear accelerator, to be received  from Varian Medical Systems next year, will significantly enhance the assistance the IAEA can provide to hospitals around the world on the safe and effective use of radiotherapy. Continue reading