Turkey and Ukraine to collaborate in nuclear science

Faizah Kamal 12-Dec-2019

Turkish and Ukrainian academics and students will carry out joint studies in the field of nuclear science, as part of a cooperation between institutions of the two countries.

The cooperation will be between Turkey’s Ankara University Institute of Nuclear Sciences and Ukraine’s State Scientific and Technical Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety. (SSTC NRS).

The aim of the cooperation is to share information in the field between the two universities and countries. The cooperation also intends to train students in areas such as use of nuclear technologies and radiation safety.

Niyazi Meric, the institute director at Ankara University, told Anadolu Agency that Turkey needs trained personnel to work at nuclear reactors that will be set up in the country.