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Growing IUR international visibility
2009-09-29 - I.U.R.

The Secretariat is pleased to announce that the Union's website is now regularly visited by up to 12,000 visitors each month, demonstrating a growing general interest for Radioecology issues and the usefulness of our website for those who seek related information. It is also worth mentioning that during the last six months 16 new members, especially young scientists, joined the Union. It… Read more >>

IUR support to Canadian student training at Chernobyl : First output
2009-09-29 - Training courses

11 new members from Canada have recently been appointed and joined the Union. Among them, we are pleased to welcome 9 young radioecologists currently studying at the McMaster University of Toronto, Canada.  Some of these students took part in the Chernoby777 course, from 18 to 29 May 2009, which included a visiting trip on site to meet with local scientisits and to develop several… Read more >>

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity affiliated to IUR
2009-09-13 - I.U.R.

[ Memorandum of Understanding ]
Memorandum of Understanding signed on 11-28 April 2008   Considering that there is a mutual interest in promoting closer cooperation between IUR and the international scientific "Journal of Environmental Radioactivity" (JENR, Elsevier), Nicolette van Dijk, in quality of Publisher of JENR, and François Bréchignac, in quality of President of IUR, recently negotiated with… Read more >>

Nuclear metrology for radioecology and environment
2009-09-01 - Radioecology

[ 10 hot topics discussed at INSINUME 2008 International Symposium, 13-16 October 2008, Rabat, Morocco ]
Organized by CNESTEN in Rabat (Morocco) in the fall of 2008, this was the largest INSINUME conference of the series with 230 participants (of which 110 from abroad), representing a total of 43 countries with further official representation and support from both IUR and IAEA. The 10 hot topics that have captured interest and prompted active discussion during the conference… Read more >>

TWO PROCEEDINGS OF RADIOECOLOGY CONFERENCES IN RUSSIA RECENTLY PUBLISHED
2009-06-04 - Publications

[ PUBLICATIONS ]
1. XXXVII Klechkovsky Radioecological Readings. Proceedings of the conference, Obninsk, 27 November 2008/ Ed. R.M. Alexakhin. Obninsk: RIARAE, 2009, 280 p. This book contains proceedings of the annual Radioecological readings named after V.M. Klechkovsky (1900-1972), the founder of national radioecology, participant of the USSR Atomic project. It includes the first… Read more >>

*ISTA14* : 14th International Symposium on Toxicity Assessment
2009-05-19 - Conferences

[ Metz, France, August 30 to September 4, 2009 ]
Ecotoxicology for Environmental Health The organizing committee of the 14th International Symposium on Toxicity Assessment is pleased to invite you to participate in this fourteenth Symposium, which is to be held in the beautiful city of Metz, France, from August 30th to September 4th, 2009.   Please consult the dedicated page for the *ISTA14* conference where information can be… Read more >>

The Department of Systems Ecology announces a PhD studentship in Marine Ecotoxicology
2009-04-23 - Radioecology

[ Stockholm University, Sweden ]
PhD studentship in Radioecology: Predicting the ecological fate and distribution of radionuclides in aquatic ecosystems. Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Sweden Deadline for applications 2 May 2009 For more information see http://www.ecology.su.se/ads/Dnr_19-2009_TOX_CB_UTBB.pdf Read more >>

Workshop organized by the Radioecology & Waste Task Group
2009-03-23 - Task Group Workshops

[ 4-5 May, 2009, at CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain ]
The Radioecology and Waste Task Group, chaired by Almudena Aguero, will meet for a Workshop that is to take place at the CIEMAT premises, in Madrid (Spain), early next May. The main objective of the Workshop is to finalise the preparation of the next Task Group report including further recommendations about the needs for research and development for a number of radionuclides present in… Read more >>

Young scientific researchers, Apply before April 10, 2009 for becoming PhD or post-doctoral researcher at SCK-CEN!
2009-03-19 - Research

SCK-CEN, the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, starts his Campaign 2009 towards the young researchers who would be interested in joining its team. Visit the dedicated page on SCK-CEN site for more practical information. And send your application form before April 10, 2009 to awm@sckcen.beor to Annik Stessens, Human Resources, Boeretang 200, BE-2400 MOL.       Read more >>

IUR establishes closer links with NREA
2009-01-19 - I.U.R.

[ Towards federating Environmental Radioactivity Associations ]
On the event of the International Conference NRE VIII that was held in Buzios, Brazil, in October 2007, the President of IUR met the Executive Board of the Natural Radiation Environment Association (NREA) in order to explore opportunities for establishing closer links between the two sister Organisations. NREA is a recently established Association that aims to discuss and resolve issues… Read more >>

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