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Election for establishing the next Board of Council
2011-03-09 - I.U.R.

[ Call for candidates ]
The current IUR Board of Council is now reaching its term. As per the current constitution, it will remain in force until a new Board is elected. In consequence, the Secretariat is now engaging the procedure necessary to organise the election round.   The first step of this procedure is to identify the candidates willing to hold one or the other position within the Board of… Read more >>

Radiobiological and Radioecological Aspects of the Chernobyl catastrophe
2011-02-01 - Conferences

[ International Conference, Slavutich, Ukraine, 11-15 April 2011 ]
1st Announcement On behalf of the Russian and Ukrainian Societies for Radiation Biology we wish to cordially invite you to attend this International conference in Ukraine. The conference will take place in Slavutich town (40 km from city of Chernigiv, 50 km from Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station (ChNPS) . It will provide a unique opportunity to present your findings related to 25 years… Read more >>

HAPPY NEW YEAR
2010-12-29 - I.U.R.

Happy New Year to all Radioecologists ! Best wishes from the Union Board !   Read more >>

Three open positions for PhD research at SCK.CEN Mol, Belgium
2010-12-29 - Radioecology

[ Biosphere Impact Studies Unit ]
The Biosphere Impact Studies of SCK.CEN at Mol (Belgium) offers 3 PhD positions for research on the following subjects:   Radiation and radionuclides in a multi-contaminant context: effects induced in Lemna minor (more details at http://www.sckcen.be/en/yop/view/291) Stress responses induced in Lemna minor by different radiation types: characterisation and comparison by a… Read more >>

René KIRCHMANN
2010-11-15 - I.U.R.

Posted by lydie - Mon 11/15/10

[ in memoriam ]
It is with much sadness that the Union learns that René Kirchmann, Honorary General secretary of IUR, died on November 10, aged 83. Many IUR members worldwide have shown their great consideration to an inspiring colleague, and they are expressing their deep sorrow after the death of a man who was well known as an optimistic, lively and very dear friend. Everyone also remembers… Read more >>

International Symposium on Isotopes in Hydrology, Marine Ecosystems and Climate Change Studies
2010-10-14 - Conferences

[ Organized by the IAEA Marine Environment Laboratories, 27 March - 1 April 2011, Monaco ]
The symposium is organized on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the IAEA Marine Environment Laboratories established in the Principality of Monaco on 10 March 1961. The principal objective of the symposium will be to exchange recent research achievements in the use of isotopic techniques in hydrology, climate change studies, marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Deadline for… Read more >>

UNSCEAR Volume 2 - 2008 Report on effects of radiation to non-human biota now in the pipe
2010-09-06 - Publications

The volume II of UNSCEAR Report 2008 with "non-human biota effects" is expected to be published in the second half of 2010. As compared to Volume I, Volume II comprises the remaining 3 scientific annexes : • Annex C - Radiation exposures in accidents; • Annex D - Health effects due to radiation from the Chernobyl accident; and • Annex E - Effects of ionizing radiation… Read more >>

Online access to the electronic version of the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity at preferential rate: Now available to IUR members
2010-09-03 - Radioecology

When clearing the IUR Annual Membership Fee, IUR members are now entitled to subscribe also, at the same time and at a preferential rate, to the electronic version of Journal of Environmental Radioactivity (affiliated to IUR).   Any IUR member willing to register can do so from the home page of the web site, or by clicking on the following… Read more >>

Environmental Radioactivity 2010 -­ New Frontiers and Developments
2010-04-29 - Conferences

[ Rome, Italy, from 25 to 27 October 2010 ]
The Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare is going to organize an International Conference on Environmental Radioactivity - New Frontiers and Developments.   The Conference will take place in Rome, Italy, from 25 to 27 October 2010. click here to display the summary Page Read more >>

Formalised relationship established between IAEA and IUR
2010-04-14 - I.U.R.

[ Arrangement signed in February 2010 ]
Following the previous and successful collaboration agreement between IAEA and IUR on updrading the data base of radioecological transfer factors (Update of TRS 364), a new "Practical  Arrangement" has been recently signed to join efforts on 2 scientific issues, which then take the form of joint IAEA/IUR Task groups contributing to EMRAS II Working Groups 5 and 6:  -… Read more >>

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