As a collaborative, cross-disciplinary research network, the Beam will foster a new engagement between the nuclear sciences and social research.
We are always seeking out new projects and collaborators in both academia and industry, and share the relevant activities of other groups as well as our own.
Latest blog posts
'Mimesis in Action: Nuclear decommissioning as conceptual playground for societal and ecological future making’ is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council
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See more from The Beam team, as well as posts from guest authors, sharing ideas and research exploring the social elements of nuclear.
Meet the team
Hosted by The University of Manchester’s Dalton Nuclear Institute, The Beam is managed by a cross-disciplinary team based across the University.
'Making the unknown knowable' explored the ways in which the unknown is rendered knowable by a wide range of actors in a multitude of contexts.
Watch the seminars
These three mini-lectures explore 'Nuclear Science and Engineering as Social Practice' from Petra Tjitske Kalshoven, Penny Harvey and Başak Sarac̣-Lesavre.
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