News

Panel Calls for a New Research Reactor

Posted at 07/15/10 - 11:26 AM

A panel of experts has called for a new research reactor. The panel included representatives of nuclear energy and materials research with neutron beams.

Notably, the President of the Canadian Nuclear Association said, "A national investment is needed to replace the NRU reactor at Chalk River," said Denise Carpenter, President of the Canadian Nuclear Association.

"Research and education is at the heart of Canada's science and innovation agenda. Investments in R&D infrastructure for projects such as a new research reactor will ensure Canada's material science and nuclear technology expertise is maintained at a world-class level," added Ms. Carpenter.

You can read the news release and Ms. Caprenter's speaking notes on the website of the Canadian Nuclear Association Here (see July 2, 2010).

The Panelists included:

  • Bruce Gaulin, President of the Neutron Scattering Society of America, and Director of the Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research at McMaster University.
  • Thom Mason, Director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  • Denise Carpenter, President of the Canadian Nuclear Association.
  • Basma Shalaby, President of the University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering, and Professor of Engineering Physics at McMaster University.
  • Ben Rouben, Executive Administrator, Canadian Nuclear Society.
  • Dean Chapman, representing the proposed Canadian Neutron Source at the University of Saskatchewan.

The panel was part of the American Conference on Neutron Scattering conference held in Ottawa at the end of June.

You can read more about the panel here on the website of the Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering.

Author: CREATE
Comments: 72

Your name: 
Your e-mail: 
Your comment: 
Code:  «

 

Previous Posts
TitleDateSeen
CREATE Disbands - March 201503/20/15 - 10:15 AM16864
CREATE spokesperson honored with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal05/15/13 - 12:41 PM71850
AECL to move to "GOCO" model03/01/13 - 11:25 AM31502
County and local municipalities support CREATE and Chalk River Laboratories04/16/12 - 05:31 PM51818
In the News: Expressions of Interest in AECL submitted04/12/12 - 05:28 PM47372
CREATE Submits Expression of Interest in AECL03/31/12 - 04:13 PM28341
CREATE Responds to Federal Announcement Over AECL07/03/11 - 09:02 PM32538
Eastern Ontario Wardens Call for Partnership to Support the future Chalk River National Laboratory 04/06/11 - 09:05 PM32258
CREATE Encourages Co-operation Over AECL02/04/11 - 07:19 AM24489
Liberals Claim "Will" to Build Future for AECL12/16/10 - 11:07 AM78631
Senate Bill to Limit Sale of AECL12/01/10 - 10:53 AM29049
Engineers Discuss Opportunities and Pitfalls in AECL Restructuring11/17/10 - 10:44 AM37695
Private Groups Prepare to Bid on a Contract to Operate CRL11/03/10 - 10:26 AM29378
Local Team Sports CREATE Logos08/23/10 - 01:10 PM80401
CREATE Presents to Killaloe-Hagarty-Richards Town Council07/28/10 - 09:06 PM26185
Resolution Passed by Renfrew County07/02/10 - 01:13 PM62332
Eastern Ontario Wardens Back CREATE07/02/10 - 09:14 AM40963
Minister Corrects Statement Re: New Multipurpose Reactor06/18/10 - 10:07 AM29505
Deep River Backs CREATE06/09/10 - 10:49 AM49932
CREATE in the News05/26/10 - 07:56 AM18859
Renfrew County Backs CREATE05/27/10 - 07:26 AM23720
Renfrew to Back CREATE05/23/10 - 07:20 AM28838
Another Reply from the Minister of Natural Resources05/17/10 - 07:26 AM46564
CREATE Endorsed by Head, Clara & Maria05/16/10 - 09:01 PM27570
CREATE to present to Renfrew County Council05/10/10 - 10:05 AM25521
Reply from Minister of Natural Resources05/07/10 - 09:57 AM27017
CREATE presents to the Town Council of Deep River04/22/10 - 07:45 AM22029
News for Facebook Users04/15/10 - 09:09 PM71035
CREATE Responds to Federal Announcement on Medical Isotopes04/06/10 - 07:29 AM40516
CREATE in Capital News Online04/06/10 - 07:15 AM36110
CREATE testifies at Parliamentary Committee04/01/10 - 01:59 PM94739
CREATE in World Nuclear News12/02/09 - 01:58 PM27705
Reply from Jack Layton03/10/10 - 01:51 PM28931
Reply from the Prime Minister02/23/10 - 08:58 AM26086
CREATE's Petition in the News02/11/10 - 09:00 AM24631
CREATE submits report to Natural Resources Canada for Chalk River National Laboratory (CRNL)10/21/09 - 07:00 AM110788
Employees Support a New Concept to Create Chalk River National Laboratory10/01/09 - 07:00 AM40686
Employee Consultation Meetings09/28/09 - 07:32 PM24796
News feed: RSS feed