NuSec Network Personal Development Grants Awarded to Date

February 2020

Our Personal Development Grants are aimed at strengthening the research and innovation capacity of Nuclear Security researchers. To date, we have made 31 awards to ECRs  based at UK Universities or Govemernment laboratories totalling around £31,000, to support attendance and  collaborations at Nuclear Security Science events and courses in the UK, USA ,Europe and Australia.

Training Opporuntiites, Events and Courses include:-

Develop and Supervise Hyperspectral Imaging (HIS) Field Research Experiments for other Researchers 2023/2024

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS), Medical Imaging Conference (MIC) and Room Temperature Semiconductor Detector (RTSD), 4 – 11 November 2023, Vancouver, Canada.

RAD11 conference International Conference on Radiation Natural Science , Medecine, Engineering Technology and Ecology 19-23 June 2023, Montenegro

Presentation of Synthesis and Characterisation of Mixed-Cation Double Perovskite Scintillators  research at the Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Penn State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory  July 2022

 Generation 4 and Small Reactors International Conference 3rd-6th October 2022

Virtual IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (MIC), 16th October – 23rd October 2021, 28th International Symposium on Room-Temperature Semiconductor Detectors, 

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (MIC), Manchester,  26th October – 2nd  November 2019.

International conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA), Portoro┼ż, Slovenia 17th-21st June 2019

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conferences Sydney, Australia, 10 - 17 Nov 2018 and  Atlanta, Georgia, 21st-28th October 2017 

 Electromagnetic Non Destructive Evaluation (ENDE) conference, Saclay, France, 6-8th Sept 2017

 ESARDA Course on Nuclear Safeguards and Non-proliferation, Ispra, Italy 3-7th April 2017 

 Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix (AZ, USA), 5th – 9th March 2017

 Certified Nuclear Security Professional Course, World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS)

We have also funded essential travel for the presentation of research projects and supporting collaborative research discussions.

If you wish to apply for an NUSEC PDG please read our  Guidance