UPO Master: certificates awarded to three Nucleco scholarship holders

07 December 2022


On Tuesday 6 December at the Aula Magna of Palazzo Bellini in Novara, the headquarters of the University of Eastern Piedmont (UPO), the second edition of the first-level master's degree course “Environmental Manager for Decommissioning and Management of Radioactive Waste in the Health, Industrial and Research Sectors”, with the collaboration of Sogin and Nucleco, came to an end with the awarding of the certificate to participants.

The event was attended, among others, by the Dean of the UPO, Prof. Gian Carlo Avanzi, and, representing the Sogin Group, Prof. Angela Bracco, Deputy Commissioner of Sogin, and Eng. Nadia Cherubini, President of Nucleco. The Sogin Group delegation also included Dr. Francesco Troiani, Head of Development and Innovation, and Eng. Carlo Vicini, the latter also acting as Deputy Director of the Master.

In his opening speech, the director of the Master, Prof. Michele Arneodo, presented the results of this edition, from which significant data emerged on the participation and availability of the Sogin Group during all phases of the course (planning, teaching, exercises, assessments). In particular, the Sogin Group participated for about 120 hours, half of the total training hours expected for the Master, involving 59 Sogin and Nucleco lecturers. The week-long exercises took place at some of the decommissioning sites selected according to the preferences expressed by students.

During the event, Nucleco President Nadia Cherubini also handed out certificates to the winning students for the scholarships promoted by Nucleco, expressing her congratulations to the three scholarship holders for embarking on this training journey towards excellence.

In view of the considerable interest and success of this edition of the Master, which was attended mostly by professionals with master's degrees who have been active in the working world for many years, the Sogin Group has undertaken to continue its collaboration with the UPO, expressing its interest in supporting the university in a further edition of the Master. ​

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