A Visit to Number 10

Dr. Donna Connor | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK
Dr. Donna Connor

One of the main areas that I think continually needs focus is how best to attract more young women into the nuclear industry. There remains a fundamental problem with apprentices, particularly in engineering, that it's all greasy overalls and spanners.

Ending Nuclear's Pale, Male and Stale Image Starts in Our Schools

Dr. Donna Connor | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dr. Donna Connor

Much has been written about a skills gap in my industry. Nuclear has an ageing workforce and we desperately need to get more young people to see it as a place where they can grow a career if Britain is to remain at the forefront of the industry worldwide.

Sellafield Nuclear Site Partially Closed Due To 'Elevated Levels Of Radioactivity'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

The Sellafield nuclear site will be operated at "reduced manning levels" today following "the detection of elevated levels of radioactivity", the comp...

Sellafield Train Derails

PA | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

A train has derailed on Thursday morning following a landslide in Cumbria. The two carriage passenger train struck a landslide near to Nethertown, ...

Nuclear Site Set To Go By 2018

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

A nuclear reprocessing site which has been in operation for 20 years is to close in 2018 after current contracts are completed, it was confirmed on Th...

Sellafield To Shed 600 Jobs

The Guardian | Posted 03.10.2011 | UK

The Mox nuclear fuel plant at Sellafield will be closed on Wednesday afternoon, with the loss of about 600 jobs. The closure is a consequence of the F...