Personal Developments Grants

March 2017

This new award scheme is aimed at strengthening the research and innovation capacity of Nuclear Security Scientists and developing new collaborations between researchers and partner organisations.

It is open to researchers based either at a University, Research Establishment or a Company within the UK and will support activities such as attending research conferences, industrial placements or attending training courses.

Grants will be awarded with a total project value of up to £2,000 and 50% matched funding will normally be required. There is an open application deadline and the applicant will be informed of a decision within 6 weeks of submission. For further Application details, please download the latest Guidance Notes which include our Assessment Criteria and Application Form. 

Applications and any questions should be e mailed to

 Please also read and circulate this Poster  below to your appropriate colleagues. 

ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE: PDG applications to attend  IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, 21st-28th October 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

NuSec welcomes PDG applications to attend the NSS-MIC conference, and these applications will be assessed according to the following additional criteria:

(1) the applicant’s abstract has been accepted as either an oral or poster contribution, with priority for oral papers.

(2) the relevance of the abstract to Nuclear Security research.

(3) priority will be given to applicants who have obtained a NSS-MIC conference training grant or similar award.

There is a NuSec submission deadline of Friday 21 July 2017 for PDG applications to attend the NSS-MIC 2017 conference. All such applications will only be reviewed after this deadline and we will communicate the outcomes to applicants by early August.