NUclear STructure, Astrophysics and Reactions at FAIR

Lead Research Organisation: University of Birmingham
Department Name: School of Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

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Description Select Committee
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
Impact Gave evidence to the Governemnt Select Committee on Climate Change on SMR technology. The conclusions of the committee in part led to Government investing 250£m in SMR technology
 
Description Outreach Activities 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Numerous outreach activities - including talks and quizes
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Science Festival 2014 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 1. Debate on Small modular reactors, with 4 panel members as part of Science Festival Programme.
2. Discussion on climate change for schools.

A lot of positive feedback. Voting using clickers showed debate changed peoples minds on nuclear, in particular small modular reactors
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014