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The Fukushima Accident and its Aftermath

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Eight years on since the Fukushima Accident, our speakers will share their insights on the current situation in Fukushima, the lessons learned and the implications from the accident.

Mr Naomi Hirose, Vice-Chairman of TEPCO (Fukushima Affairs) and Professor Gerry Thomas from Imperial College will be leading the talks in advance of a discussion session.

Naomi Hirose was appointed to manage the Fukushima incident in March 2011, and went on to spearhead reform as President of TEPCO from 2012 to 2017, Naomi shares his insights on the current situation in Fukushima, lessons learned and implications from the accident.

Gerry Thomas has been involved in studies of the health impact of the Chernobyl accident since 1992. She established the Chernobyl Tissue Bank in 1998, and has been involved in a number of reports for the IAEA , UNSCEAR and WHO . Gerry has been involved in communication of radiation risks to the Japanese and UK government, and media organisations around the world.

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This talk is part of the Engineering Department Nuclear Energy Seminars series.

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