Bursary for nuclear decommissioning and clean-up

The NDA is requesting applications to its bursary scheme, to help deliver the NDA mission to deliver safe, sustainable and publicly acceptable solutions to the challenge of nuclear clean-up and waste management. This year, up to £500,000 is available and Universities and Research Institutes are invited to make proposals in one or more of the following technical areas:

  • Waste characterisation including contaminated land
  • Decontamination techniques
  • Decommissioning techniques
  • Wasteform development
  • Remote operation including robotics

Applications in other areas will not be considered. Funding will be available for PhD projects and from SMEs seeking ‘top-up’ funding for approved CASE awards and EngDocs in relevant areas.

Further information including, assessment criteria, selection process and how to apply can be found at this link.