Education

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Engaging High School Students in Addressing Nuclear Challenges

Over 100 high school students gathered to discuss nuclear disarmament, education, and youth empowerment at the CIF Spring Student Conference.

Encouraging Gender Balance in the Nuclear Field Through Mentorship, Education, and Networking

Explores challenges women in the nonproliferation field still face and how mentorship and educational opportunities can break some barriers.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Paid Summer Internships in International Nuclear Safeguards Policy

Applications deadline is March 11, 2022 – tuition-free International Nuclear Safeguards Policy Course and paid internships at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab.

Nelly Porseva, Long-term CIF Teacher, Wins Prestigious FutureLearn Scholarship

Nelly Porseva was one of only four winners from over 10,000 applicants who proposed solutions in the fields of technology, mental health, teaching, and sustainability.

Paid Summer Undergraduate Nonproliferation Internships

The deadline for summer internships has been extended to March 4, 2022.

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A Pit Stop on Natasha Bajema’s Radioactive Road Trip

Dr. Bajema visits historic and current US nuclear weapon complex sites to engage the public in nuclear risk reduction, nonproliferation and disarmament.

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How Can We Continue to Energize ‘Gen Z’ for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World?

Only a handful of “Generation Z” have a solid understanding of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. The field could do more to inspire young people to secure a peaceful future.

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CNS Champions the Establishment of the Black Sea Women in Nuclear Network

A joint effort between CNS and the Los Alamos National Laboratory culminated in the establishment of a professional network for women working in nuclear fields in the Black Sea region.

Dr. James Palmer, Nuclear Treaty Verification Research, AWE, UK

Uses for virtual worlds in story telling for non-proliferation topics

A presentation by Dr. James Palmer, Nuclear Treaty Verification Research, AWE, UK

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Critical Issues Forum 5th Speaker Series Discussed Youth Empowerment, Disarmament Education and Social Justice

Three speakers spoke on youth engagement in nuclear disarmament, the role of educators, and the intersection of nuclear issues, social justice, and climate change.