Young nuclear scientists share hopes for future of the field

22 September 2015

A “Nuclear Olympiad” competition has inspired young nuclear scientists to lay out their visions for the future of the field.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held the Olympiad part of its annual General Conference in Vienna.

Alice Cunha da Silva, university student from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil was awarded first prize in the event for her research on medical radioisotopes.

Ms. Cunha da Silva told Luciana Viegas Assumpcao that the youth, particularly young women, should be encouraged to pursue careers in nuclear science.

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