The NFI Director, Professor Bill Lee, among six other Bangor academics have been elected to the Learned Society of Wales. The Learned Society of Wales is a learned society and charity that exists to "celebrate, recognise, preserve, protect and encourage excellence in all of the scholarly disciplines", and to serve the Welsh nation.
Professor Bill Lee has been presented with the Wendell D. Weart Career Achievement Award. Bill was nominated for the award based on his outstanding contributions to the discipline of nuclear waste management for the past 40 years and for his national and international recognition in the field.
Many people are frightened of radiation, thinking of it as an invisible, man-made and deadly force, and this fear often underpins opposition to nuclear power. In fact, most radiation is natural and life on Earth wouldn’t be possible without it. Read more at https://nubu.nu
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle. IOM3 hosted the Special & Publication Awards as well as its Premier Award winners (7 December) celebrating professional achievements and outstanding contributions in the field of science and engineering. At this award ceremony and dinner, Prof. Bill Lee collected his IOM3 Platinum Medal in recognition of outstanding contributions to materials science, technology and industry.
The American Ceramic Society, an organisation that strives to advance the understanding of ceramics and other materials, has awarded one of its three 2021 Distinguished Life Membership awards to Professor…