The second BWR Hub and Network Conference was held at Reichel Hall at Bangor University on February 12th-14th 2018. The conference was organised by the BWR Hub with support from Bangor University, Imperial College London, Welsh Government and Hitachi-GE. » Read more
The first UK conference on the “Research Needs of Boiling Water Reactors” was held in Bangor between October 24-26th 2016. It was organised by Imperial College & Bangor University in collaboration with Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd. » Read more
Professor John G. Hughes (Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University), Kumiaki Moryia (Corporate Chief Engineer at Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd.), Dr Michael Bluck, (Director of the Centre for Nuclear Engineering at Imperial College London).
Bangor University, Imperial College London and Hitachi-GE signed a memorandum of understanding on October 26th 2016 with the aim of building on a previously signed memorandum between Imperial and Bangor. This new memorandum highlighted the role of Hitachi-GE within the BWR Research Hub and Network who will make a reasonable effort to provide effective guidance, provide access to a number of its leading technical experts who will draw on Hitachi-GE’s amassed corporate understanding of BWR systems and associated technical matters, with the overall aim of the hub to advance cooperation and provide a structured forum for interaction. » Read more
Bangor (Prof. David Shepherd, Pro-Vice Chancellor:Research and Enterprise) and Imperial (Prof. Jeff Magee, Dean of Faculty of Engineering) sign Memorandum of Understanding
Imperial College London and Bangor University signed a memorandum of understanding on the 17th June 2016 with the aim of furthering cooperation between the two universities in the field of Nuclear Engineering.
As a result of this agreement, Imperial will provide its long-standing experience in the field to help Bangor develop an academic programme of Nuclear research and teaching. This is in anticipation of nuclear new-build close to Bangor in the form of Horizon Nuclear Power’s Wylfa Newydd project. This will allow Bangor University to provide high quality training in conjunction with well informed and independent nuclear advice during the renewal of nuclear power in the region. » Read more