The science of decommissioning

23 October, 7:00 pm

1 hrPWYD

Talk | Environment & Nature, Materials, Technology, Engineering

The science of decommissioning

Wig & Pen, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AU

What can be learned by taking things apart? The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is asking this right now. The largest star machine in the world, JET, is going to be shut down in 2023 and will be taken apart to discover what it takes to safely recycle powerplants of the future. Join Carrie Leadbeater-Hart from UKAEA to find out what is planned. What secrets will be uncovered?

Carrie Leadbeater-Hart is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with extensive delivery experience through all phases of the nuclear cycle. She is Director for Decommissioning and Repurposing at UKAEA where she is shaping strategy to bring innovation to the exciting field of fusion decommissioning.  She is also the Chair for International Decommissioning Considerations in Fusion. Carrie began her career as an apprentice engineer and is passionate about encouraging diversity and innovation through building talent at all levels within engineering.


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Wig & Pen, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AU, UK OX1 2AU