NEST BEAST Summer School: Expert Knowledge – R&D on Radiological Characterisation in Decommissioning and Waste Management

Nuclear Education, Science, Technology (NEST) Building competence, Expert knowledge, Applied techniques, Safe decommissioning, Train fellows (BEAST) summer school "Expert Knowledge – Research and Development on Radiological Characterisation in Decommissioning and Waste Management" will be organised as an in-person event from 6 September to 9 September 2022. Thie summer school will provide in-depth training to NEST Fellows participating in the BEAST project on topics related to characterisation in decommissioning and radioactive waste management.

The NEST BEAST project targets postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and young professionals who intend to work in the field of nuclear decommissioning and waste management. Each participating organisation will give a lecture on:

  • Radiological characterisation of nuclear facilities and decontamination technologies;
  • Clearance of buildings and radioactive waste;
  • Characterisation of radioactive waste, especially legacy waste;
  • Final disposal of radioactive waste

The summer school is organised in the framework of the NEST BEAST project, an ongoing collaboration between academic and research institutions in Belgium, France, Germany and Italy. The summer school will provide training and networking to NEST fellows and will lay the foundation for a potential internship at one of the participating organisations. 

  • SCK CEN, Belgium
  • Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, Italy
  • Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany

The schedule of the NEST BEAST summer school can be found here