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Nuclear and low carbon energy for the future

10:00am-10:20am on Friday 26 March
2:00pm-2:20pm on Friday 26 March
6:00pm-6:20pm on Friday 26 March
10:00am-10:20am on Saturday 27 March
2:00pm-2:20pm on Saturday 27 March
6:00pm-6:20pm on Saturday 27 March

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 27th March. For events on or after 28th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Learn more about low carbon energy, nuclear reactors, the history of civil nuclear power in the UK and what the future may hold (fusion) by joining the Nuclear Energy Futures PhD students. There will be a mixture of pre-recorded videos, demos and activities, downloadable activities and games for the whole family to enjoy and live 20 - minute talks and quizzes.

A range of topics will be covered, including:

-        How nuclear accidents can be prevented

-        How nuclear reactors work

-        What is nuclear fission and fusion?

-        Why nuclear is important for a low carbon future

-        What is Low Carbon Energy?

For pre-recorded and downloadable content, please visit the outreach page on


The Live Events will be held on YouTube at the following times:

-        “Low Carbon Energy” Friday 10am, Saturday 10am

-        “How Does A Nuclear Reactor Produce Safe Energy” Friday 2pm, Saturday 2pm

-        “Is Fusion Viable for the Future?” Friday 6pm, Saturday 6pm


They will all be uploaded to after the event has taken place.

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

Live events will take place on YouTube -

For pre-recorded and downloadable content, please visit the outreach page on

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Timing: Live Stream, Available on Demand
Theme: Environment, Explore

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