Dr John Roberts is a Nuclear Fellow at the world renowned Dalton Institute based at the University of Manchester.

Dr Roberts is on the Board of the European Nuclear Education Network and chairs the EU Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform (SNETP)  He obtained his Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from The University of Liverpool.

He has also established the Nuclear Education website (http://www.nucleareducation.co.uk/)

By the end of this lecture you should have increased your understanding of the science behind nuclear energy and be able to make informed judgments about the the role of nuclear energy as the future of different energy sources unfolds. You will also gain a valuable insight into the different careers options and prospects available to you by focussing on Physics related studies at University.