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NAWG-15 Workshop : 2017

Venda Havlova, ably assisted by Radek Cervinka, has kindly offered to host NAWG-15 at the NRI laboraotory in Rez (, just outside Prague. We will hold the workshop at the institute and stay at a hotel in central Prague (list of suggestions in the NAWG 15 Registration form) from Tuesday, 23rd to Thursday, 25th May, 2017.

NAWG-15 details, programme, registration

As always, please contact Russell Alexander (NAWG Chairman on  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), if you have any questions or suggestions or would like to propose a presentation.

Latest publication by a NAWG member

The results of a new approach to examine long-term physical changes in bentonite properties has just been published as part of the Geosciences journal Special Issue on Geological Disposal of High Level Radioactive Waste - The Relationship between Engineered and Natural Barriers.

The document can be found in our document library, or downloaded directly here : pdf Alexander et al 2017 LPB long term behaviour of bentonite Geosciences (5.87 MB)