NuSec Personal Developments Grants Scheme

March 2017

UPDATED Jan 2018

This award scheme is aimed at strengthening the research and innovation capacity of Nuclear Security Scientists and developing new collaborations between researchers and partner organisations.

It is open to researchers based either at a University, Research Establishment or a Company within the UK and will support activities such as attending research conferences, industrial placements or attending training courses.

Grants will be awarded with a total project value of up to £2,000 and 50% matched funding will normally be required. There is an open application deadline and the applicant will be informed of a decision within 6 weeks of submission. For further Application details, please download the latest Guidance Notes which include our Assessment Criteria and Application Form. 

Applications and any questions should be e mailed to

Please circulate this Poster  to your  colleagues and read  details of our previous awards.


ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE: PDG applications to attend  The Symposium on Radiation Measuring and Applications (SORMA), 11-14th June 2018, Michigan, USA  and IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, 9-17th Nov 2018, Sidney, Australia will be assessed according to the following additional criteria:- 

(1) the applicant’s abstract has been accepted as either an oral or poster contribution, with priority for oral papers.

(2) the relevance of the abstract to Nuclear Security research.

(3) priority will be given to applicants who have obtained a training grant or similar award.

Submission deadlines for NUSEC PDG applications to attend the SORMA event will be 16th April 2018 for and 13th Jul 2018 for theNSS-MIC event.

 Applications will only be reviewed after these deadlines and we will communicate the outcomes to applicants by 16th May 2018  for the SORMA  event and Aug 2018  NSS-MIC Event.