On 11 June 2017, the IYNC Board of Directors met in Manchester, United Kingdom, prior to the start of the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) 2017. Delegates from 21 countries were represented, as well as, several observer and continental organizations. Each delegate updated the group on the activities of their respective young generation in […]
The inaugural inter-varsity debate on a topic of high public interest – nuclear energy – was successfully organised in Malaysia on 12-13 April 2017. Centred on the theme “Nuclear for Peace”, the debate competition was designed to encourage self-study and constructive dialogue among undergraduates from various science to even non-science disciplines on nuclear-related issues. The […]
IYNC is launching its first-ever international innovation contest – Innovation for Nuclear (I4N) – to be held at the 2018 Congress in Bariloche, Argentina on 11- 17 March 2018. The purpose of the Innovation Contest is to propose new and innovative nuclear technologies, applications, or systems that will contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The contest […]
Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear (KYGN) hosted the inaugural African Youth Nuclear Summit, dubbed AYNS2017 that took place on the 27th to 30th March, 2017, at Kenyatta International Conventional Centre (KICC), Nairobi. The participants were drawn from academia, research and development institutes, radiation services providers, health institutions, nuclear facilities and regulatory bodies. They shared experiences, […]
On 10 March 2017, the Australian Young Generation in Nuclear (AusYGN) held their inaugural Annual General Meeting. At this meeting the AusYGN was relaunched with a mission to ensure all Australians continue to gain the maximum benefit from nuclear science and technology in the future, by engaging and supporting young Australians today. Nine members were elected to the executive committee to advance the goals of AusYGN. It has also been exciting to welcome members to the committee and to the broader network from other states within Australia and from diverse disciplines such as mining to regulatory. This has been achieved in parallel with a rapid expansion in interested members with now over 100 young Australian’s signed up to AusYGN and receiving regular updates and information on our industry.
The IV International Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) summit took place in Istanbul, Turkey, on March 8-9 , 2017. Denis Janin, IYNC President, participated on behalf of IYNC.
IYNC Continues Celebrating 20th Anniversary IYNC Continues Celebrating 20th Anniversary 2017 is a special year for IYNC, since it marks the celebration of the 20th anniversary of this successful network of students and young professionals that are passionate about the nuclear world. The first idea of IYNC as a platform dates back to 1997 from […]
During a webinar last month, the Italian Nuclear Association (AIN), ENS-YGN, IYNC and University of Pisa, discussed the re-activation of the Italian Nuclear Young Generation. Almost 40 students and young professionals participated in this event and showed their willingness to support the re-activation of the Italian YG after some years. The YG will be the […]