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Nuclear 101 – Registration Closed

May 9, 2023 May 10, 2023

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Everything you wanted to know about nuclear
technology and were afraid they’d ask!

Announcing the return of the Canadian Nuclear Society’s course for anyone interested in learning more
and talking about nuclear energy and technology.

Spring 2023 Courses

May 1-2, 2023McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
May 9-10, 2023Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of
Saskatchewan campus, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The two-day Nuclear 101 short course is for anyone– with or without a technical background – who wants to learn more about nuclear topics. The course provides a good understanding of nuclear and energy fundamentals, along with tools to explain to others in simple, factual terms how the technology works, some of the interesting twist and turns of its exciting history, and the important contribution nuclear science and technology makes to our society.

Taught by some of Canada’s leading nuclear educators, Nuclear 101 includes demonstrations,
discussion and questions and answers about:

  • Energy and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Facts, myths and development of the Nuclear Industry
  • Safety, Waste and Radiation

Who should register:

  • Anyone in the nuclear community or interest in nuclear who does not have a technical background but would like a better understanding of nuclear technology and the nuclear industry.
  • Anyone who regularly speaks to the public (or is interested in speaking to the public) and would like to be able to explain nuclear technology in simple, factual terms.
  • Anyone who has ever been asked “difficult” questions about the past, present, and future of the industry – and wishes he/she knew the answer.


  • Regular $615
  • CNS Member $575*
  • Student $420

Course Fees include all course references and resources, lunch and refreshments.