Nick Warren

Head of Statistical Modelling at the Health & Safety Laboratory

Saving the world one equation at a time

The Science Directorate uses mathematical models to anticipate and prevent hazards

How can you ensure the safe operation of nuclear reactors when it is too dangerous to physically check their cores? Nick Warren, Head of Statistical Modelling at the Health & Safety Laboratory, explains how his team have developed the only truly independent and impartial model for estimating the viable life expectancy of UK’s nuclear reactors.