Quintessa provides technical and strategic consultancy, research and software to facilitate a low carbon energy future.

Development of total system model for non-radiological pollutants in a GDF

A Quintessa-Golder team, working as part of the Nucleus Alliance, are supporting Radioactive Waste Management Limited (RWM) in an exploration of how the requirements of the EU Groundwater Daughter Directive (GWDD) might be met for the proposed Geological Disposal Facility (GDF)... Full Details

New publication on approaches to coupling cation exchange and mineral kinetics in models

Steven Benbow, James Wilson, Richard Metcalfe and Jarmo Lehikoinen of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland (STUK) have recently had the results of a study into bentonite reactive transport modelling approaches published in Clay Minerals... Full Details

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IAEA Helps Countries Build Knowledge on Safe Disposal of Disused Sealed Radioactive Sources

Experts from 15 Member States, including Richard Little, recently attended a technical meeting at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna to examine suitable strategies for the disposal of disused sealed radioactive sources (DSRS) and the safety assessment of associated disposal facilities. Participants discussed the status of DSRS management in Member States, the Code of Conduct Guidance on Management of DSRS, the development of safety cases and safety assessments for disposal facilities, and areas for possible future work... Full Details

Quintessa gives lectures at Radiological Protection Summer School

James Penfold was an invited speaker at the 30th Annual Radiological Protection Summer School, held 1st to 5th July 2019 at Christ’s College, Cambridge, UK... Full Details

Quintessa Celebrates 20 Years of Operation

On 1st March 2019, Quintessa Limited celebrated 20 years of operation. Some key events in terms of its employees, clients, software, offices and accreditations in those 20 years are shown on the timeline... Full Details

Employee News

Quintessa is pleased to welcome Amy Taylor to our Warrington office as our Assistant Financial Controller. In addition, two students, Adam Hazell and Linus Head, have joined us from the University of Bath on year-long placements as part of their BSc sandwich degrees.