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ERIC Number: ED299105
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Revitalizing Nuclear Safety Research.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
This report covers the general issues involved in nuclear safety research and points out the areas needing detailed consideration. Topics included are: (1) "Principles of Nuclear Safety Research" (examining who should fund, who should conduct, and who should set the agenda for nuclear safety research); (2) "Elements of a Future Agenda for Nuclear Safety Research" (outlining a number of particular research topics on which additional research is needed or might be better focused); and (3) "Eliminating Barriers to an Effective Program of Nuclear Safety Research" (discussing organizational and management issues, and recommending ways to improve research sponsored by the National Research Council). A bibliography contains about 100 references. Appendices include a list of the sponsors of commercial nuclear research and development; some programs of the National Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy, and the Electric Power Research Institute; a questionnaire on nuclear safety research; a list of participants in committee hearings; and biographical sketches of the committee members. (YP)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, College Science, Engineering, Higher Education, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Technology, Program Evaluation, Safety, Science Education, Scientific Research
Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, 2101 Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20418 (limited supply).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.