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Reference Number UKERC13
Title Nuclear energy and policy research
Status Completed
Energy Categories NUCLEAR FISSION and FUSION(Nuclear Fission, Nuclear supporting technologies) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (General Engineering and Mineral & Mining Engineering) 50%;
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Dr G (Guogang ) Ren
No email address given
School of Engineering and Technology
University of Hertfordshire
Award Type Research Grant
Funding Source Chinese Funder
Start Date 01 January 2010
End Date 31 December 2014
Duration 60 months
Total Grant Value £60,102
Industrial Sectors Transport Systems and Vehicles
Region East of England
Programme Initiating research project and writing of scientific documents.
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Dr G (Guogang ) Ren , School of Engineering and Technology, University of Hertfordshire (100.000%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , Chemistry, Imperial College London (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Sheffield (0.000%)
Project Contact , Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) (0.000%)
Project Contact , Serco Group plc (0.000%)
Project Contact , Tsinghua University (THU). Beijing (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Hertfordshire (0.000%)
Project Contact , Beijing University, China (0.000%)
Project Contact , China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE) (0.000%)
Project Contact , Beijing Research Institute of Uranium Geology, China (0.000%)
Project Contact , British Geological Survey (BGS) - NERC (0.000%)
Web Site
Objectives Initiating research project and writing of scientific joint documents with China.
Abstract Organization of a number of trips and workshops with Chinese partners in Beijing. Apart from general nuclear engineering, China has some very interesting projects in the HLW and geological repository which have been very well funded by the Chinese government, and they were willing to collaborate with UK, even if the UK provided a much smaller portion of funding, by sponsoring some of UK's connections and specialists. This was because they value the UK's research capabilities and some of the work done during the past. The workshops mentioned were in the areas of nuclear waste management, decommissioning and geological repository of the HLW/SP, and were organised in Beijing with joint UK-Chinese researchers in the area.
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Final Report (none)
Added to Database 21/01/14