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After ICRER-2014 Conference in Barcelona, latest updates
2014-10-06 - Radioecology

[ Major progresses and achievements after the 3d ICRER Conference in Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 2014 ]
The 3rd International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity has been quite successfully held in Barcelona, Spain, from 7 to 12 September 2014, with 430 participants from 46 countries. You can download here geographical statistics about participants.Abstracts are available on the Conference website:… Read more >>

Brit Salbu awarded
2014-09-30 - I.U.R.

[ IUR V.I. Vernadsky award granted at ICRER 2014, Barcelona, Spain ]
Professor Brit Salbu, from the Norwegian University of Life sciences, received the 4th IUR V.I. Vernadsky award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the development and dissemination of Radioecology. She is currently head of the Isotope Laboratory and Director of the Center of excellence for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD).   The IUR V.I. Vernadsky award was first… Read more >>

INSINUME 2014 CANCELLATION - IN SItu NUclear MEtrology as a tool for radioecology
2014-09-20 - Forthcoming Conferences

Considering the different events occurring in Ukraine and the low number of registered participants, the Organizing Committee informs authors and colleagues about the decision to cancel the International Symposium (scheduled to be held on 6‐10 October 2014 in Uzhgorod city in the Institute of Electron Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine). Download here the letter from… Read more >>

IUR supports training with the ERICA Tool as a contribution to assessing wildlife protection from radiation
2014-09-19 - Environment

[ ERICA Tool is a user friendly software programme to estimate risks from radiation exposure to selected biota ]
The ERICA Tool is a software system that has a structure based upon the tiered ERICA Integrated Approach to assessing the radiological risk to terrestrial, freshwater and marine biota. The Tool guides the user through the assessment process, recording information and decisions and allowing the necessary calculations to be performed to estimate risks to selected animals and plants.… Read more >>

The IUR « FORUM » has defined its collective objectives
2014-09-17 - Radioecology

[ IUR "FORUM" decisions with respect to worldwide harmonization of radioecology networks ]
The “FORUM”, a collective initiative prompted by IUR to promote worldwide harmonization of Radioecology networks, was launched on September 10th, 2014, on the occasion of the 3d ICRER conference held in Barcelona (Spain). The fifteen initial founding networks members of the FORUM produced a synthetic overview on the discussions held and the decisions made. … Read more >>

IUR organized the International Workshop on Worldwide Harmonization of Radioecology Networks
2014-08-26 - Radioecology

[ 19-20 June 2014 - Aix en Provence, France ]
IUR organized an “International workshop on worldwide harmonization of radioecology networks”. It gathered 15 leaders and/or high-level representatives from various networks and international organizations active in the field, on 19-20 June 2014, in La Baume, Aix en Provence, France.… Read more >>

XXXVIth General Assembly of IUR
2014-07-22 - I.U.R.

[ Barcelona, Spain - 11 September 2014 ]
The XXXVIth General Assembly of IUR will be held on the occasion of the ICRER 2014 conference, the 3rd International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, Barcelona, Spain. The General Assembly will take place on Thursday 11 September 2014 at 18:30 at the Conference venue, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Avenida Diagonal 661-671, Barcelona. IUR members but also… Read more >>

SPERA 2014 - 13th South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Conference
2014-03-07 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ 1-4 September 2014 - Australia ]
The 13th South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Conference will be held at Charles Darwin University, Darwin N.T., Australia from 1st to 4th September 2014. http://iur-uir.org/en/conferences/id-77-spera-2014-13th-south-pacific-environmental-radioactivity-conference Read more >>

Obituary: In memory of an outstanding scientist, Yuri Antonievich Israel
2014-03-05 - I.U.R.

On 23 January 2014 passed away an outstanding scientist, promoter of science and public figure academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Yuri Antonievich Israel. Yu.A. Israel was born on 15 May 1930 in Tashkent. In 1953 he graduated from the physical faculty of the Central Asia State University. In 1978-1991 he was Chairman of the USSR State Committee on Hydrometeorology and… Read more >>

IUR Ecosystem Approach seminar - presentations now online
2014-01-16 - Task Group Workshops

How can the ecosystem approach be used in protection of the environment from toxic substances?  A successful Seminar of the 2d Ecosystem Approach Task group  has been held in the Geology Department of Stockholm University, on December 18th, 2013. An audience of about 50 participants attended with representatives from the University staff, swedish industry, regulatory… Read more >>

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