Philippine Nuclear Research Institute

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Philippine Nuclear Research Institute
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Formed 13 June 1958
(56 years ago)
Preceding Institute Philippine Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)
Jurisdiction Republic of the PhilippinesPhilippines
Headquarters Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
14°39′40.36″N 121°3′20.52″E / 14.6612111°N 121.0557000°E / 14.6612111; 121.0557000
Institute executives Dr. Alumanda M. Dela Rosa, Ph.D., Director
Dr. Christina A. Petrache, Concurrent Deputy Director
Parent department Department of Science and Technology
Parent Institute Research and Development Institute

The Philippine Nuclear Research Institute is a government body in the Philippines, charged with overseeing the peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

Its main facility was a nuclear research reactor, PRR-1, first commissioned in 1963 as a TRIGA reactor and subsequently modified. As of 2007 it is non-operational since its shut down in 1988.

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