• Analytical Techniques: Method and capability development, new & novel techniques, sub-sampling and sample preparation, comparative analysis, in-field capabilities.

  • Data Analysis and Statistics: Data analysis, treatment of uncertainties, software/tool/capability development, assessment methodologies/decision science, nuclear forensic libraries.

  • Environmental Science: Environmental sampling, geochemistry, geolocation, in-situ detection & analysis.

  • Legacy Material Management: Legacy material characterisation, Nuclear material archives, legacy/historic facility inspection & investigation.

  • Materials and Processing: Chemical impurities & speciation, physical properties of materials, material ageing effects (empirical), process development/optimisation, effects of process parameters on product, contamination & corrosion, process & flowsheet modelling.

  • Modelling and Simulation: Spent Fuel/Reactor modelling, neutron transport, enrichment modelling, material ageing effects (simulation).

  • Radiochemistry: Radiological analysis, analytical radiochemistry, radiochemical separations, age dating, radioisotope fingerprinting.

Key dates

Abstract submission deadline {extended}:

3 September 2021

Early registration deadline:

31 August 2021

Registration deadline (in-person)

1 October 2021

Registration deadline (virtual)

11 October 2021 (12:00 BST)

Organised by AWE and IOP Materials and Characterisation Group