News PhD bursary call for social research into geological disposal Radioactive Waste Management Research Support Office announces first PhD bursary call Social research is key focus for new geological disposal research support office £2.5m collaborative venture is launched to support research into safe geological disposal Artistic exploration for Sellafield’s future The Beam visits ‘x=2140’, a fascinating exhibition born from the Sellafield site futures project. Ethnographer to research robotics in nuclear The Beam are delighted to announce the arrival of research associate Başak Sarac̣-Lesavre! New fellowship unites AI and anthropology Researching the social and organisational aspects of robotics and AI in the nuclear industry. Exploring priorities at London launch The Beam held a launch event at the British Academy in London, inviting key influencers to contribute their ideas. An alternative approach to nuclear public consultation Today, a diverse group will gather in a ‘hybrid forum’, as part of work to develop alternatives forms of public consultation on nuclear energy. Understanding decommissioning at Sellafield The first two projects conceived and funded directly as a result of The Beam research network are now underway. The Beam has begun A unique new research network has been launched with ambitions to encompass an international membership and break new ground.