Images of Research: Forging sustainable futures

Tunnelling to climate solutions

Category: Protecting our planet

A researcher in a helmet in a tunnel

With the increasing need to reduce carbon emissions to tackle climate change comes an increasing need for nuclear power, and therefore assurance that nuclear waste is securely disposed of. As part of a group of institutions working on safe containment, Strathclyde researchers are developing a non-intrusive technique to monitor the stability of barriers that would surround waste, in a mock deep geological disposal facility, at Tournemire Underground Research Laboratory (pictured).

Entrant: Bruna Lopes

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