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NKS NewsFlash 53

January 21, 2014

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Summary Report from the NKS Board Meeting in Reykjavik, January 13-14, 2014

 

Change of Programme Manager for the NKS-R Programme

NKS expressed its sincere thanks to Kaisu Leino for all her work, enthusiasm and cooperation as the NKS-R Programme Manager over the last 1½ years and NKS would like to wish Kaisu good luck and every success in her career in the years ahead. NKS warmly welcomes Karin Andgren from Vattenfall, Sweden as the new NKS-R Programme Manager. Karin has been at Vattenfall since 2009 and is currently a member of the Radiation Protection and Severe Accidents Group. She has a PhD in nuclear physics and a master’s degree in engineering physics, both from KTH in Stockholm. For all issues concerning the NKS-R programme please contact Karin at karin.andgren@vattenfall.com (+46 76 546 01 85).

 

Call for Proposals 2014

NKS would like to thank all the applicants for proposals submitted to the NKS-R and NKS-B Call for Proposals 2014. The NKS board was impressed by the number and quality of the proposals received for funding under the NKS-R and NKS-B programmes. The successful proposals are listed below.

 

NKS-R Budget Decisions for 2014

The following activities have been awarded funding.

 

Activity Type

Activity Name

Activity Topic

Activity Leader

Funding (kDKK)

Org. & safety culture

HUMAX

Maximising human performance in maintenance

Ann Britt Skjerve, IFE

500

Org. & safety culture

ProCom

Measuring Procedure Competence

Michael Hildebrandt, IFE

600

Risk analysis

DIGREL

Reliability analysis of digital systems in PSA context

Jan-Erik Holmberg, Risk PilotAB

300

Risk analysis

L3PSA

Addressing off-site consequence criteria using Level 3 PSA

Andrew Wallin Caldwell, Lloyd’s Register Consulting

300

Risk analysis

DPSA

Deterministic-Probabilistic Safety Analysis Methodology

Pavel Kudinov, KTH

400

Plant life management and extension

Nordic-Gen4

Nordic nuclear forum for Gen IV reactors

Mattias Thuvander, Chalmers

200

Severe accidents

DECOSE

Debris coolability and steam explosion

Pavel Kudinov, KTH

500

Severe accidents

ATR

Impact of aeorosols on the transport of ruthenium in the primary circuit of the NPP

Christian Ekberg, Chalmers

300

Thermal hydraulics

ENPOOL

Experimental and numerical studies on suppression pool issues

Timo Pättikangas, VTT

650

 

IN TOTAL

 

 

 

3750

 

 

  

NKS-B Budget Decisions for 2014

The following activities have been awarded funding.

 

Activity Type

Activity Name

Activity Topic

Activity Leader

Funding (kDKK)

Emergency Preparedness

NORCON

Nordic nuclear accident consequence analysis

Mark Dowdall, NRPA

600

Emergency Preparedness

FAUNA

Fukushima accident: uncertainty of atmospheric dispersion modelling

Jens Havskov Sørensen, DMI

260

Radioecological Assessments

NORMIN

NORM-related mining in Nordic countries: legislation, practises and case studies

Dina Solatie, STUK

450

Emergency Preparedness

MOBELRAD

Mobile measurement: Field exercise in fallout mapping in the Belarussian exclusion zone

Mark Dowdall, NRPA

510

Measurement Strategy, technology, QA

GammaUser

Workshop for users of gamma spectrometry

Oskar Holm, IRSA

370

Measurement Strategy, technology, QA

NOVE

Novel neutron detection methods for nuclear security – dynamic testing

Kari Peräjärvi, STUK

330

Measurement Strategy, technology, QA

RAPID-TECH

Application of rapid and automated techniques in radiochemical analysis

Jixin Qiao, DTU

350

Emergency Preparedness

THYROIDSEM

Seminar: Assessment of accidental uptake of radioiodine in emergency situations

Asser Poulsen / Henrik Roed, SIS/NIRP

230

Emergency Preparedness

SEMUNARS

Seminar on unmanned radiometric systems

Magnus Gårdestig, Linköping University

200

Measurement Strategy, technology, QA

StandMethod

Standardisation of radioanalytical methods for determination of important radionuclides for environmental assessment and waste management in Nordic nuclear industry

Xiaolin Hou, DTU

350

Measurement Strategy, technology, QA

CONCORE

Characterisation of NORM contaminated objects: Reliable and efficient

Charlotte Nielsen, SIS/NIRP

400

Radioecological Assessments

EFMARE

Effects of dynamic behaviour of Nordic marine environment to radioecological assessments

Mikhail Iosjpe, NRPA

450

 

IN TOTAL

 

 

4500

  

Peer-reviewed NKS paper in Radiation Regulator

The last of three papers informing on NKS activities (on the B programme) has been published in the 4th issue of the new free international e-journal ‘Radiation Regulator’, and is now available on the journal website (members area) http://www.radiationregulator.net. To see this you have to register free of charge (http://www.radiationregulator.net/register.html).





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