BIG Science of Gen IV Power Reactors

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol47 Issue24 20–24 June 2022

Join Mark Ho, Vice President of the Australia Nuclear Association, as he provides an update on these cutting-edge advanced reactor designs that have unprecedented versatility, can be paired with renewable generating sources and can be less expensive than previous reactors.

Globally, there is renewed interest and investment in Nuclear Power Plants. Exciting new developments include Small Modular Reactors, the research and design of six new reactor technologies (known as Generation IV) and the use of nuclear reactors in space.

02 9717 3090

5:30PM - Optional tour of the OPAL multi-purpose reactor
6:30PM - Light refreshments
7:00PM - Presentation
8:15PM - Optional dinner at RockSalt 1/72-80 Allison Crescent, Menai ($60 pp.)

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