Dr Richard Shaw

Dr Richard ShawRadioactive Waste Team Leader

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 9363100

E-mail Dr Richard Shaw


  • 2008–current: Team Leader Radioactive Waste Team
  • 2009–current : Co-ordinator EC FP7 FORGE project
  • 2008: IoMMM Wardell Armstrong Prize
  • 1984: PhD University of Leicester, Karstic Sediments, Residual and Alluvial Ore Deposits of the Peak District of Derbyshire
  • 1978: BSc (Hons) University of Leicester, Mining Geology

Research interests

  • Radioactive Waste Disposal
  • Geological containment of radioactive waste
  • Non-coal mining stability
  • Uranium ore deposit geology
  • Karstic sediments


  • Uranium exploration/ore reserves
  • Project Management

Current projects and collaboration

Professional association

  • Fellow of the Geological Society
  • Chartered Geologist (since 1991)
  • European Geologist (since 2007)
  • Member Geological Society Chartership Panel

Published outputs