Issue No. 37 Summer
(July 2012)


ENS News

Word from the President

High Scientific Council - Conference Highlight: TopSafe 2012

Social media – you can’t ignore them!

ENS Events

TopFuel 2012

ENC 2012 Career Event

ETRAP 2013

Member Societies

EPE2012 conference in Brno, Czech Republic: Focus on fusion

Romanian “Nuclear Energy” Association  - in action!

Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP)

News from the Hungarian Nuclear Society

Physics on Wheels – CERN

SNE News

Conference in Croatia on small and medium-size electricity grid


YGN Report

TopSafe 2012: The post-Fukushima Era

Austrian and German Nuclear Societies’ Young Generation Networks visit Chernobyl

Atoms for the Future 2012

AREN – Young Generation chapter organises workshop on knowledge transfer

Corporate Members

More than 4,000 people from 53 countries attend ATOMEXPO 2012

European Institutions

“Present supply of nuclear experts in EU is insufficient to cover demand until 2020 and needs a boost,” says EHRO-N

ENS World News

ENS sponsored conferences

ENS Members

Links to ENS Member Societies

Links to ENS Corporate Members

Editorial staff

TopFuel 2012

TopFuel 2012
2 - 6 September 2012 in Manchester, United Kingdom


ENC 2012

ENC 2012
9 - 12 December 2012 in Manchester, United Kingdom


Pime 2013

PIME 2013
17 - 20 February 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland

ETRAP 2013

ETRAP 2013
13 - 15 March 2013 in Vienna, Austria




Here is a round-up of the latest news from the Spanish Nuclear Society (The Editor):

  • A new Board of Directors to govern the Spanish Nuclear Society was elected during the General Assembly of 22 May. The current President is Lola Morales and the Vice President, Francisco J. Lopez, will become President after the next General Assembly, on February 2013.

  • The 38th Annual Meeting that will be held from 17 to 19 October 2012, in Caceres, is already open for registration. All relevant information about the meeting is available at:

    The Plenary Sessions will deal with current important nuclear issues. The topics proposed for this year’s meeting are as follows:

    • The centralised temporary storage facility for irradiated fuel

    • Impact of Fukushima on the continuous improvement of safety

    • Challenges of the new nuclear generation

    There will be also three monographic sessions this year, which will focus on the following subjects

    • Nuclear emergency plans

    • New safety requirements: International organisations’ approach

    • Energy models and climate change

Caceres 2012

  • The Young Generation Nuclear network is pushing actively in the area of education and training for young people, organizing new editions of its Annual Seminar on Safety of Advanced Reactors, Basic Course of Nuclear Science and Technology and Seminar on Nuclear Fusion at the ETS of Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and the at the Polytechnic Centre of the University of Zaragoza.

  • The Young Generation Nuclear network will present the candidacy of the Spanish City of Burgos for the 2014 edition of the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC)

  • Nuclear España, the monthly magazine of SNE, which has been published since 1984, has produced two editions, 324 and 328, that featured information, in English and Spanish, on the 37th Annual Meeting and the winter session entitled: Nuclear Power Plants in 2011: Experiences and Perspectives.

Nuclear Espana

  • SNE has published its annual call for candidates for the award of 5 scholarships, each to the value of € 3,000, devoted to encouraging the enrollment of students for Masters and/or postgraduate courses in nuclear science and technology. All information is posted on the website of the SNE (             

  • WiN Spain has created its own website, which was recently made available to the public. Visit it at:

WiN Spain

  • 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the magazine of the SNE, Nuclear España (Nuclear Spain). To celebrate this occasion a special edition will be released in July-August and a special ceremony will take place at the 38th Annual Meeting, in Caceres (see above).

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