INSIDER news

31
Jan

Mapping existing standards linked to INSIDER

As one of the INSIDER partners LNE collaborated with AFNOR to establish a mapping of existing standards directly linked to INSIDER’s topics. More than 270 documents have been identified from: Association française de normalisation (AFNOR) American Petroleum Institute (API) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Electrotechnical Commission

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20
Nov

Second set of INSIDER in-situ measurements

In the frame of the INSIDER project, an experimental benchmark is planned to test the characterisation methodologies developed in the project on some real cases of ongoing decommissioning projects. After having performed the first exercise on the biological shield of a nuclear reactor, the second one has started in October 2019. This new exercise deals with the characterisation of two

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14
Nov

INSIDER presentation at the IAEA regional workshop

From 4-8 November, Sven Boden (SCK•CEN) was together with representatives from CEA, Sellafield Ltd and VUJE invited by the IAEA as experts to participate in the IAEA Regional Workshop on Characterisation of Areas Affected by Accidents or High Dose Rate Areas. Hosted by the RAW (State Enterprise Radioactive Waste) in Kozloduy (Bulgaria), the workshop covered aspects related to radiological characterisation for

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22
Oct

EPJ-N special edition – Call for INSIDER papers

There is still time to send your paper and get published in a special edition of the European Physical Journal Nuclear (EPJ-N)! The INSIDER project will be part of a special issue of the European Physical Journal Nuclear (EPJ-N). This new edition will include the first results of the research carried out in INSIDER and cover the focus on “Step change innovation

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11
Oct

New scientific paper published by INSIDER partners

A K. Nothstein, U. Hoeppener-Kramar, L. Aldave de las Heras,  & B C. Russell published in the International Journal for Nuclear Power (Vol. 64, 2019, Issue 8/9 August-September) a paper titled “Review of analytical methods used in Nuclear decommissioning. Application vs. aspiration-and EU-wide survey of methods in radioanalytical chemistry”.    

17
Sep

First INSIDER Training Course in Italy

The European Learning Initiatives for Nuclear Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation (ELINDER) is a training programme in nuclear decommissioning. The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission organised a specific training course on Metrology for Radioactive Waste Characterisation and Clearance in Ispra (Italy) from 16 to 20 September 2019. This is one of the four courses dealing with a more in

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15
Sep

INSIDER presentation at the NWMDER Conference

The INSIDER porject and its key achievements were presented at the 4thNuclear Waste Management, Decommissioning and Environmental Restoration (NWMDER) Conference organised in Ottawa (Canada), from 8-11 September. In partnership with SCK•CEN and CEA, Yvon Desnoyers (Geovariances) gave a presentation titled “H2020 INSIDER project: Progress on sampling strategy and implementation on use cases” which was coupled with the submission of a dedicated scientific paper.

17
Jul

EPJ-N special edition – Call for INSIDER papers

There is still time to send your paper and get published in a special edition of the European Physical Journal Nuclear (EPJ-N)! The INSIDER project will be part of a special issue of the European Physical Journal Nuclear (EPJ-N). This new edition will include the first results of the research carried out in INSIDER and cover the focus on “Step change innovation

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20
Jun

WP4 achieved reference materials fabrication

The fabrication of reference materials by CMI and NPL, in Work Package 4 – Reference materials and radiochemistry, are almost ready for the intercomparison exercise. Each lab will receive a spiked aqueous sample that simulates the activity in tank waste at Ispra site of JRC (Italy), and a spiked concrete sample based on Bioshield concrete at SCK-CEN. Participating labs will

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18
Jun

Presentation at the EURADWASTE conference

Taking place in Pitesti (Romania) from 4-7 June 2019, the EURADWASTE international conference was organised by the European Commission in a context of a decarbonisation of the energy and energy mix. The support for the development of nuclear energy in the energy mix remains a priority in Europe. The European Union is the world’s leading player in the deployment of standards

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