Outputs

Publications

2019

McCalman, C., 2019. Nuclear heresy: environmentalism as implicit religion. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield.

2018

Hietala, M., 2018. Making Distant Futures: Implementing Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste in the UK and Finland. PhD Thesis, University of Exeter.

2016

Molyneux-Hodgson, S. and Hietala, M., 2016. Socio-technical imaginaries of nuclear waste disposal. In: R. Hindmarsh and R. Priestley, eds., The Fukushima Effect: A New Geopolitical Terrain. London: Routledge.

Hietala, M., 2016. Nuclear disaster news: a case study. Hitchhikers Guide to Nuclear Blog. 25 March.

Presentations

2017

March 1: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson a paper “Socio-Technical Studies at the University of Exeter” at a “UK / Ukraine Workshop on Chernobyl Decommissioning”, Sheffield, UK.

2016

September: Marika Hietala gives a talk “Pioneers and Problems: Implementing Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste” at 4S/EASST “Science and Technology by Other Means – Exploring collectives, spaces and futures”, Barcelona, Spain.

April 21: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson gives a talk “Managing Wastes and Containing Publics” at 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, UK.

April 21: Marika Hietala gives a talk “The effects of Fukushima on Nuclear Waste Management Projects in the UK and Finland” at 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, UK.

January 6-8: Marika Hietala gives a talk “For The Sake of Knowledge: Researching Geological Disposal“ at NGN CDT Winter School, Birmingham, UK.

2015

November: Susan Molyneux-Hodgson gives at talk “Sociological perspectives on scientific practice” at Pacific Northwest Nuclear Laboratories, Hanford, WA, USA.

September: Marika Hietala gives a talk “Nuclear our friend?” at Martinlaakso Secondary School, Vantaa, Finland.

2014

September: Marika Hietala presents a paper “Sociotechnical imaginations of nuclear waste disposal” at EASST “Situating Solidarities: Social Challenges for Science and Technology Studies”, Torún, Poland.

June: Marika Hietala presents a poster “Considering Containment: Deep Geological Disposal as a Matter of Concern” at IGD-TP conference, Manchester, UK.

January: Marika Hietala presents a poster “Decommissioning Cultures: Nuclear Waste Management Practice and Policy in the UK and Finland” at Nuclear FiRST CDT Winter School, Buxton, UK.

Others

2016

Susan Molyneux-Hodgson: Member, ESRC-iUK Innovation Caucus

2015-2016

Susan Molyneux-Hodgson: Member of Independent Oversight Group, Department of Energy and Climate Change to oversee Sciencewise project on public dialogues for community engagement in nuclear waste disposal

2015

Susan Molyneux-Hodgson: Evidence on social aspects of geological waste disposal, peer review on behalf of Radioactive Waste Management.