News

19
Feb

Valentine’s Day at GSL 14/02/2024

As part of staff wellbeing here at Galson Sciences we participate in celebration days periodically throughout the year. February brought us Valentine’s and Shrove Tuesday. As you can see, we combined the 2, treating the staff to themed goodies and of course pancakes. This demonstrates the company’s commitment to staff welfare in turn boosting morale …

19
Feb

Internal Event – World AIDS Day Webinar 12/12/2023

World AIDS Day is on 1st December and takes place annually. This is a time to stand up for those impacted by HIV, past and present, and call for a better future. By wearing the iconic red ribbon, you are joining a community that shows solidarity with people living with HIV while remembering lives lost. …

19
Feb

38th Annual Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management Summer School 10-14/07/2023

Shivangi Prasad and Stella Foster attended the 38th Annual Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management Summer School 10th – 14th July, hosted at Christ’s College, Cambridge. The Summer School was attended by a diverse range of nuclear industry professionals, from those new to decommissioning to those retraining and upskilling. Jo Farrow and Jenny Kent from Galson …

19
Feb

Rutland Water Aqua Park Trip 23/08/2023

A group from Galson Sciences enjoyed their 3rd annual trip to Rutland Water Aqua Park on 23 August 2023. The Aqua Park is comprised of several inflated obstacles and platforms with fantastic names such as Tornado Tower, Sea Dragon, and Monkey Dome. Set within 3100 acres of countryside with a 23-mile walking and cycling path, …

29
Jun

Dr Jenny Kent appointed new Managing Director

Dr Jenny Kent appointed new Managing Director We are pleased to share an important update regarding our management arrangements. As of 1 July – and after 30 years leading the company – Dr Daniel Galson will be handing the Managing Director role to Dr Jenny Kent and moving into a newly created Strategic Director role. …

18
Apr

Galson Sciences and partners awarded framework contract to support
Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning

Galson Sciences and it’s parnters Empresarios Agrupanos and Orano Projets have been awarded a framework contract to develop disposal solutions for spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste in Norway. Under the framework agreement, the consortium will further develop the Deep Borehole Disposal (DBD) concept for high-level radioactive waste in Norway, informing the selection of radioactive …

31
Oct

Symposium on Geological Disposal Optimisation in Zurich

Our Galson Sciences team attended the three-day Symposium on Geological Disposal Optimisation ,organised by the Implementing Geological Disposal – Technology Platform (IDG-TP) and hosted by Nagra (Swiss waste management organisation) in Zurich in September 2022. Tamara Baldwin, Consultant at Galson Sciences and member of the IGD-TP Scientific Committee, was instrumental in organising this event, bringing …

10
Oct

Galson Sciences Leads a Project on Laser Decontamination

GSL has recently completed a project on laser decontamination of inactive metallic surfaces with its partners NNL (National Nuclear Laboratory) and VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland), as part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Direct Research Portfolio (DRP) framework on Integrated Waste Management and Side Decommissioning and Remediation. Laser decontamination (or ablation) has been …

4
Aug

Galson Sciences Limited Exhibits at NDA Supply Chain Event 2022

The NDA supply chain event in Telford on the 21st July 2022 brought together the breadth of the UK nuclear industry and beyond. Galson Sciences and Egis were in attendance to show our faces and rub elbows with the great and the good of the sector.

26
Jul

Dr Jenny Kent and Dr Callum Eldridge Attend DECOMM’22

The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) arranged a fascinating day of presentations, an exhibition and an evening reception. We enjoyed meeting people face-to-face again and networking with contacts from across the nuclear industry.

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