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XXXIII General Assembly of IUR
2011-05-25 - I.U.R.

[ Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 20 June 2011 ]
The XXXIIIth General Assembly of IUR will be held on the occasion of the ICRER 2011 International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity in a hot context whilst Japanese radioecologists are facing the radiological consequences of the Fukushima accident on both, the population and the environment. The General Assembly will take place at the conference premises, in… Read more >>

Session on environment radiation at next SETAC annual meeting
2011-05-13 - Radioactivity

[ 14-17 November 2011, Boston, USA ]
SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry), HPS (Health Physics Society) and IUR (International Union of Radioecology) are organizing a session on environmental radiation at the next SETAC annual meeting in Boston, 14-17 Nov 2011 (http://boston.setac.org/). If you are interested in submitting a presentation abstract, please inform as soon as possible:… Read more >>

Environmental radiation from nuclear accidents challenges the Radioecology community
2011-05-03 - Radioecology

[ Selected opinions and views from expert radioecologists ]
The current events in Japan are challenging radioecology as well as nuclear safety. An important issue worth considering is to assess what is the level of achievement of the scientific knowledge reached with regard to understanding the environmental impact of radiation accidentally released over the territories and the sea. As a prerequisite to the management of risk,… Read more >>

Anselmo Paschoa Obituary
2011-03-28 - I.U.R.

[ Anselmo Paschoa (Brazil) deceased on 24 March 2011 ]
Last Thursday, 24th March, during a meeting at the Brazilian Physics Society, when the Brazilian nuclear program and the actual organization of the Brazilian nuclear sector was under discussion, Anselmo Paschoa, fell. Urgent relief, CPR, resuscitation apparently effective, repeated arrhythmias, but does not seem to have recovered consciousness until his death less than two days later,… Read more >>

Last call: new Board election
2011-03-28 - I.U.R.

[ Deadline for submiting candidacies: 30 March 2011 ]
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 >>

International Union of Radioecology expresses its support to Japanese radioecologists
2011-03-18 - I.U.R.

[ Cataclysm in Japan and nuclear consequences ]
  The scientific community of radioecologists, spread in 56 countries around the world, is highly concerned since a few days about its Japanese members, who are experiencing a tragedy born from the uncontrollable forces of nature which are now provoking accidental loads of the environment with artificial radioactivity leading to fears of threatening the population health.  … Read more >>

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 >>

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