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  • New Chair of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority appointed

    Published on August 3, 2010

    Professor Roger Cashmore is the Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford, and the current Chair of the Nuclear Research Advisory Council of the Ministry of Defence.

    He has formerly been the Director of Research and Deputy Director General of CERN, the European Laboratory for High Energy Physics as well as the Chair of The Royal Societys Working Group on the issues of nuclear non-proliferation and a member of the European Commission Fusion Facilities Review Panel.

    Business Secretary Vince Cable said:

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Roger Cashmore as the Chair of the Authority.

    Roger has the experience and understanding needed to deliver a clear future vision for fusion research, which is now the main purpose of the Authority.

    I would also like to thank the outgoing Chair Lady Barbara Thomas Judge for her long standing contribution to the Authority.

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