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IAEA Launches Revamped Nuclear Communicator’s Toolbox

An updated version of the IAEA’s Nuclear Communicator's Toolbox is now available. Continue reading

Over 700 Professionals Trained through IAEA’s Nuclear Knowledge Management Schools

Education and training are necessary to ensure that the next generation of nuclear industry professionals are prepared to manage complex nuclear power programmes. Continue reading

IAEA Mission Says Research Reactor Operator in Nigeria Committed to Safety After HEU Conversion

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of a research reactor in Nigeria has demonstrated a high commitment to enhancing safety following the conversion of the reactor core to use low enriched uranium (LEU) as fue... Continue reading

Small Modular Reactors: A Challenge for Spent Fuel Management?

Small modular reactors (SMRs) have been the talk of scientists and researchers in the nuclear industry for many years — but to what extent will their debut, expected next year, create challenges in spent fuel management? It depends, say experts, on the... Continue reading

Fracking: How Isotope Hydrology can Support Environmental Assessments to Help Protect Groundwater

Any industrial activity near water reserves could, in principle, cause contamination. Isotope hydrology offers a unique combination of methods to monitor water quality and trace the source of pollution if any is identified. Continue reading

Climate-specific Technology Packages can Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agriculture

Ways to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture under different climatic conditions have been identified, thanks to a research project coordinated by the IAEA, in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Natio... Continue reading

Cherenkov Radiation in 60 seconds

Did you know that some particles move faster than light in a medium like water? Continue reading

Under One Roof: Russia’s Integrated Strategy for Spent Fuel Management

A one-stop-shop for spent fuel management is one way to describe Russia’s Mining and Chemical Complex (MCC) near Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. Continue reading