CHANNEL NEWS ASIA – Singapore is beefing up its nuclear technology expertise with a newly-announced programme. The 10-year Nuclear Safety Research and Education Programme was announced on Wednesday by the National Research Foundation (NRF). For a start, S$63 million of funding will be set aside for the programme for the first five years. There are now only a handful of nuclear experts in Singapore, as such the NRF hopes to train some 100 scientists and engineers in this area, in the next decade.

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