Nuclear Cultural Heritage: Position Statement

Wednesday 13 November 2019

We are pleased to have contributed as advisory board members and participants to the Nuclear Cultural Heritage network, and are pleased to announce that the Thurso position paper on nuclear cultural heritage has now been finalised. This position statement summarises the discussion that took place as part of the AHRC research networking project “Nuclear Cultural Heritage: From Knowledge to Practice” in Thurso, Scotland, 12 September 2019. This project explores the emerging field of nuclear cultural heritage. It aims to establish links between national and international nuclear cultural heritage researchers, the heritage sector and the nuclear sector. The P.I. and director of the project is Dr Egle Rindzeviciute, Associate Professor of Sociology at Kingston University London, UK.

The opinions expressed in the document are not necessarily those of the authors’ employers.


Sam Alberti, National Museums Scotland

Will Bell, Sellafield Ltd

Robert Bud, Science Museum London

Ele Carpenter, Goldsmiths, University of London

Oliver Carpenter, Science Museum London

Wayne Cocroft, Historic England

Frank Dittman, Deutsches Museum

Philip Greatorex, Sellafield Ltd

James Gunn, Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd

Rodney Harrison, University College London

Jonathan Hogg, University of Liverpool

Sandra Kemp, Lancaster University

Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, Exeter University

Eglė Rindzevičiūtė, Kingston University London

Linda Ross, University of the Highlands and Islands

Anna Storm, Linkoping University

Aditi Verma, Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD