Education and training

Announcements and events for the Young Generation

Series of news and events targeting the young generation, promoted and organised by the NEA and/or its partners.

Purdue Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series ‘Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Energy’

Link: Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Energy Lecture Series
Date: 30 November 2022

Purdue Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series in conjunction with Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Engineering Lecture Series are organising an  hybrid event “Tough Tech’ for Climate: Innovation Challenges, University Responsibilities, and Some Comments on the Nuclear Role.” The event is taking place on the 30 November  2022 at 3.30-5.30 pm ET.

Purdue University and Duke Energy are jointly exploring the feasibility of using advanced nuclear energy to meet the West Lafayette campus long-term strategy needs. The Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Energy lecture series is designed for all audiences from industry experts to community members. All events will be presented in a hybrid format for both in-person and virtual attendance.

The panel will include:

  • Richard K. Lester, Associate Provost of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Lefteri Tsoukalas, Professor and Former Head of the School of Nuclear Engineering
  • Morgan Smith, Senior School of Nuclear Engineering; President of Purdue Chapter of Women in Nuclear Engineering (WIN); Vice President of Purdue Chapter of American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Register by following this link.
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KONICOF webinar “3rd Future Vision of Nuclear R&D Webinar”


Date: 1-2  December 2022

Korea Nuclear International Cooperation Foundation (KONICOF) is holding the “3rd Future Vision of Nuclear R&D Webinar” on December 1-2, 2022 9:50-11:30am(KST), which will be taking place as a free online event(zoom). The webinar will be focused on the theme “Current Status and Prospects of Advanced Reactors”. For more details, please kindly find the attached file.

Speakers include:

  • Diane Cameron from OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
  • Patricia Paviet from PNNL
  • Justin Sarlese from Terrapower

Please follow this link to register

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ENEN2plus webinar ‘Nuclear Energy for a Cleaner Future’

Link: Nuclear Energy for a Cleaner Future | DICI (

Date: 2 December 2022

An online career event is being organised in the frame of the ENEN2plus Project to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the first criticality of the Fermi pile, achieved on 2 December 1942 in Chicago.   It will take place on 2 December 2022 at 2 pm CET.

The event will feature:

  • connections to operating research reactors arranged by CIRTEN
  • an interview to the historian and Pulitzer Prize winner: Richard Rhodes realised by ENEN & CIRTEN
  • a panel discussion on “Nuclear Energy for a Cleaner Future” moderated by ENEN
  • a Career Event led by the European Nuclear Society, with the participation of Thomas Thor

 Speakers will include:

  • Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)
  • Leon Cizelj, President of ENS (European Nuclear Society)
  • Yves Desbazeille, Director General of NuclearEurope
  • Sama Bilbao y Leon, Director General of the WNA (World Nuclear Association)
  • Roger Garbil, Head of Euratom Research Fission Sector at European Commission
  • Gabriel Pavel, Executive Director of ENEN (European Nuclear Education Network)


Register by following this link and follow this  link to join the event.


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EMSNE Certification

Link: EMSNE Certification – European Nuclear Education Network (

Deadline: on a rolling basis


The European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (EMSNE) is a Certificate delivered by the European Nuclear Education Network (ENEN) Association, with the endorsement of all its members, in order to certify the highest quality standards of Nuclear Engineering Education and the European dimension pursued achieved by the EMSNE laureate.


The objectives of the European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering framework are:

  • to certify and secure the highest standards of Quality in the Nuclear Education in Europe combining the joint state-of-the-art know-how of the European universities,
  • to ensure the highest Quality of Training provided to European Nuclear students by full use of the unique nuclear research and industrial facilities throughout Europe, towards analytic, resourceful and inventive nuclear engineering,
  • to encourage and develop a common Nuclear Safety Culture throughout Europe,
  • to foster the international exchanges to create a network of nuclear engineers and scientists of different nationalities, aiming to promote the contact and collaboration between students from several countries with different educational views, different nuclear reactor technologies, and different nuclear policies.


Check out if you comply with the requirements at this link: and start preparing your application now. If you are eligible you will be invited to an international conference to receive your certificate!


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