7th International Conference on Geological Repositories - Empowering Progress in Development of Deep Geological Repositories


Rachael Clayton

University of Manchester

PhD student (PREDIS)


Rachael Clayton is a PhD researcher at the University of Manchester, UK. Rachael's research focuses on assessing the environmental and economic life cycle of emerging radioactive waste management strategies being developed within the EU project 'PREDIS'. This research includes analysis of pre-disposal waste treatment and monitoring techniques aiming to reduce the volume of waste consigned to GDFs and identify opportunities for increased store automation. Rachael holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and has 2 years of previous experience working across the nuclear decommissioning industry in modelling and business development roles.