Nuclear Education and Training, Cause for Concern

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dc.contributor.author De Rosa, F.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-19T14:53:58Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-19T14:53:58Z
dc.date.issued 2000-07-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10840/2068
dc.description.abstract This report is a summary of the study Nuclear Education and Training: Cause for Concern?, which was undertaken to consider the concerns raised by the OECD/NEA Member countries that nuclear education and training is decreasing, perhaps to problematic levels. Mankind now enjoys many benefits from nuclear-related technology in areas as diverse as medicine and advanced materials, as well as electricity production. Today, nuclear technology is widespread and multidisciplinary. Yet the advancement of this technology, with all its associated benefits, will be threatened, even curtailed, unless the declining number of university courses associated with it, and the declining interest among students in it, is arrested. In most countries there are now fewer comprehensive, high-quality nuclear technology programmes at universities than before. The ability of universities to attract top-quality students to those programmes, meet future staffing requirements of the nuclear industry, and conduct leading-edge research in nuclear topics is becoming seriously compromised. There currently appears to be enough trainers and quality staff in industry and at research institutes. However, the provision of suitable trainers in the near future is becoming a concern because of the university situation. it_IT
dc.language.iso en it_IT
dc.title Nuclear Education and Training, Cause for Concern it_IT
dc.type Libro it_IT
dc.description.sede-enea Centro Ricerche Bologna it_IT
dc.subject.keywords Analisi sistemi e di sicurezza it_IT
dc.subject.tipologia-enea Metodi per la Sicurezza dei Reattori e Ciclo del Combustibile it_IT
dc.description.info Autori: F. De Rosa (*); (*) = autori ENEA. - Pubblicato su: NEA, Nuclear Development Division, OECD Publications, ISBN 92-64-18260-8, Paris, France, July, 2000 it_IT

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