As part of the Nuclear Society at The University of Manchester, it’s the group’s mandate to educate and inform the public as to how nuclear energy, as well as radiation and other related issues, affect all of us. Be it in terms of politics, economics, health or the environment, nuclear energy, whether we like it or not, will have an integral part to play in Britain’s future energy strategy.

With this in mind, we decided it prudent and wise to start a podcast talking about these issues with the wider public in mind. Along with students from all sections of nuclear research, we aim to ramble on haphazardly about all things nuclear and question whether it is necessarily the imminent danger certain facets of the media would lead us to believe?

We’ll talk about everything associated with nuclear from PWRs, EPRs,FCI, THORP, LLW, ILW, HLW and every other bewildering acronym under the sun all the way through to perceptions of nuclear in film, books and the media!

 

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Contact: nuclearhitchhiker@manchester.ac.uk


 

 

Editors

Connaugh Fallon (2016 – present)

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Mark Williams (2014 – 2017)

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Co-editor

Helena Susan Davies (2014 – 2017)

Social media and news

Daniel Cooper (2014 -2017)