Activities

2019

May 17: Florian Abraham presents a paper “Why Is Uranium So Controversial?” at “Making SPAce: SPA PGR Conference”, Exeter, UK.

March 18-21: Florian Abraham attends “Geosciences and Society Summit”, at AGU, Stockholm, SWE.

January 9-11: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson visit to SCK-CEN, Belgium (HADES underground lab; low level waste site construction zone; social science team meeting).

January 10: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson meeting of EU Radiation Protection Platform leaders, Mol, Belgium.

2018

December 14: Marika Hietala presents a paper “Safer-than: Making Underground Safety” at “Science in Public”, Cardiff, UK.

November: Florian Abraham fieldwork in Denmark and Greenland. 

November 10-18: Florian Abraham visits the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources in Nuuk, Greenland.

October 15: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, ‘We need to talk about nuclear waste’ Filming at Immobilisation Science Lab, Sheffield.

September 10-11: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, ‘Nuclear Futures’ Seminar 6. The Showroom Workstation, Sheffield.

September 9-10: ESRC Seminar Series: Nuclear Futures: re-making socio-technical research agendas, Final Seminar, Sheffield, UK.

September 10-11: Florian Abraham presents a paper at ESRC Seminar Series: Nuclear Futures: re-making socio-technical research agendas.

September 10-11: Marika Hietala presents a paper at ESRC Seminar Series: Nuclear Futures: re-making socio-technical research agendas.

May 16-18: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, DISCO project, Spent Fuel Conference, Halifax Hall, Sheffield 16 – 18th.

May 10: Florian Abraham presents a paper “Governing uranium mining in Greenland“ at SPA Annual Postgraduate Conference, Exeter, UK.

March 29: Florian Abraham presents a paper “Governing uranium mining in Greenland“ in “SPA PGR Seminar Series”, Exeter, UK.

February 27: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, BEIS GDF Meeting, Aston University.

Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, Visit to Cambourne School of Mines, Penryn.

January 24-26: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, AHRC ‘Nuclear Heritage’ Workshop 1, Kingston University.

2017 

November 23: Marika Hietala presents a paper “Making Sense of the Deep Future of Radwaste Disposal“ in “SPA PGR Seminar Series”, Exeter, UK.

November 22-23: Making Knowledge Building Trust. ESRC Seminar Series: Nuclear Futures: re-making socio-technical research agendas,Seminar, 5, Exeter, UK.

August 31: Marika Hietala presents a paper “Predicting the Unpredictable: Mapping the Deep Future of Radwaste Disposal” at 4S “STS (In)Sensibilities”, Boston, MA.

September 14-16: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends the final conference for the Nuclear Legacies project at CBEES, Södertörn University, Sweden.

July 6: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends a workshop “Nuclear Heritage: From Knowledge to Practice” at the Science Museum, London, UK.

June 27-29: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends “RICOMET: The Third International Conference on Risk Perception, Communication and Ethics of Exposures to Ionising Radiation”, Vienna, Austria.

May 9: Nuclear Societies visit the NUCLEUS Archive at Wick, UK.

May 8: Nuclear Societies visit University of Highlands and Islands, Dornoch, UK.

March 27:28: Nuclear new build and the next generation: implications for waste governance and practice. ESRC Seminar Series: Nuclear Futures: re-making socio-technical research agendas, Seminar, 4, Brighton, UK.

March 22: Nuclear Societies visit Gyeongju Low-Level Waste Repository, Gyeongju, South Korea.

March 22: Nuclear Societies visit Korea Radioactive Waste Agency (KORAD) for workshop “Best Practice in Public and Stakeholder Engagement”, Gyeongju, South Korea.

March 22: Nuclear Societies visit Korea Hydro and Power (KHNP) for workshop “Best Practice in Public and Stakeholder Engagement”, Gyeongju, South Korea.

March 21: Nuclear Societies visit the Korean Federation for Environment Movement (KFEM), Seoul, South Korea.

February 28: Nuclear Societies attend a “UK/Ukraine Workshop on Chernobyl Decommissioning” workshop, Sheffield, UK.

February 21-22: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends a workshop “An Introduction to the Nuclear Industry”, Whitehaven, UK.

January, 9-10: Publics and participation in radioactive waste management. ESRC Seminar Series: Nuclear Futures: re-making socio-technical research agendas, Seminar 3, Norwich, UK.

2016

November: 27-Dec 2 Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends “MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit”, Boston, MA, USA.

November 17-18: Marika Hietala attends a workshop “An Introduction to the Nuclear Industry, Whitehaven”, Whitehaven, UK.

September 4-8: Nuclear Societies attend “Society of Glass Technology Centenary Conference”, Sheffield, UK.

August: Marika Hietala attends 4S/EASST “Science and Technology by Other Means – Exploring collectives, spaces and futures”, Barcelona, Spain.

July: Nuclear Societies visit Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station, Ukraine.

June 13-17: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends “IAEA TM on Learning from International Experiences of Stakeholder Involvement in Radioactive Waste Disposal”, Vienna, Austria.

June 13-15: Marika Hietala attends an “International Meeting on Deep Borehole Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste”, Sheffield, UK.

June 3-6: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends “RICOMET: The Second International Conference on Risk Perception, Communication and Ethics of Exposures to Ionising Radiation”, Bucharest, Romania.

April 21: Nuclear Societies attend a workshop “In the wake of Japan’s Nuclear Tsunami: reflections on the nature of disaster in the 21st century” funded by DAIWA Anglo-Japanese Foundation, Sheffield.

January 6-8: Nuclear Societies attend “Nuclear EPSRC CDT in Nuclear Fission: Next Generation Nuclear (NGN) Winter School”, Birmingham, UK.

2015

Susan Molyneux-Hodgson visits EMSL, Pacific Northwest Nuclear Laboratories, Hanford, WA

January 7-9: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson attends “Nuclear EPSRC CDT in Nuclear Fission: Next Generation Nuclear (NGN) Winter School”, Birmingham, UK.

2014

September 17: Marika Hietala attends “EASST: Situating Solidarities: Social Challenges for Science and Technology Studies”, Torún, Poland.

June 24-26: Nuclear Societies attend a conference “IGD-TP Geodisposal 2014”, Manchester, UK.

January 8-10: Marika Hietala attends “Nuclear DTC FiRST Winter School, Buxton”, UK.