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Reference Number UKERC34
Title UK-China joint research activity on nuclear energy and waste
Status Completed
Energy Categories NUCLEAR FISSION and FUSION(Nuclear Fission, Nuclear supporting technologies) 100%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Chemistry) 50%;
PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Metallurgy and Materials) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Dr NC Hyatt
No email address given
Engineering Materials
University of Sheffield
Award Type Research Grant
Funding Source RAEng
Start Date 01 January 2013
End Date 31 December 2014
Duration 24 months
Total Grant Value £1
Industrial Sectors Transport Systems and Vehicles
Region Yorkshire & Humberside
Programme Research Exchange with China and India
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Dr NC Hyatt , Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield (99.999%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE) (0.001%)
Web Site http://www.shef.ac.uk/materials/staff/nchyatt01
Objectives Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chairs
Abstract Research collaboration with China Institute of Atomic Energy. This was initiated by a research secondment funded by IAEA and supported by the British Council, which involved a research fellow being seconded to our group in The University of Sheffield (Department of Materials Science) for 12 months to develop skills and expertise in experimental studies of radioactive waste glass dissolution. (2011-2012) A joint paper on the results is currently being drafted for submission to a good quality peer reviewed journal.
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Added to Database 17/01/14