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In memory of a prominent scientist and an outstanding man – Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine – Gennady G. Polikarpov
2012-08-29 - I.U.R.

A prominent researcher, the founder of marine radioecology, a world famous scientist, a man of great soul, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Sciences, Professor, chief researcher of the department of radiation and chemical biology (DRChB) of the Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas (IBSS) of N.A.S. of Ukraine, Gennady Grigoryevich Polikarpov died on… Read more >>

Ecosystem approach task group report now published
2012-06-06 - Publications

[ IUR Report n° 7, 2012, 89 pages ]
The report from the work assigned to the "Ecosystem approach" task group is now released within the IUR report series, as IUR Report n° 7 - 2nd edition, entitled "Towards an ecosystem approach for environment protection with emphasis on radiological hazards". IUR Members received a copy of the Report. Any new active member of the IUR may receive on request one copy of the Report… Read more >>

List of forthcoming International Conferences in the area in 2012, 2013, 2014
2012-03-12 - Forthcoming Conferences

Visit the dedicated section of the web site, updated regularly, to keep you informed of the latest announcements: http://www.iur-uir.org/en/conferences Read more >>

International conference “Chernobyl: lessons learned from international cooperation on mitigation of the consequences of the accident”
2011-10-10 - Conferences

[ 23-25 November 2011, Obninsk, Russia ]
the RF Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters has initiated an International Conference "Chernobyl: lessons learned from international cooperation on mitigation of the consequences of the accident". This International Conference will be held from 23 to 25 November 2011, in Obninsk, Russia. The aim of the conference is to discuss the… Read more >>

Radioeologists' thoughts prompted by the Fukushima accident
2011-09-06 - Radioecology

[ Additional commentary ]
An additionnal commentary has been received from Gennady G. Polikarpov, Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas (IBSS, Sevastopol, Ukraine). Accessible at this link.     Read more >>

Radioecology's coming of age on the spot
2011-08-11 - Radioecology

[ Opening lecture by the IUR President at ICRER 2011, Hamilton, Ontario, 29 June 2011 ]
Click here to read the opening lecture "Radioecology's coming of age on the spot". Read more >>

Non-lethal methods in Radioecology: new IUR Task Group launched
2011-08-10 - Active Task Groups

[ Chair: Mike Wood; Co-chair: Carmel Mothersill ]
An IUR Task Group is being established to facilitate the development and adoption of non-lethal methods in radioecology.  Chaired by Dr Mike Wood (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), the specific focus of the Task Group is the development of international cooperation in the area of non-lethal methods for measuring contaminant burdens in wildlife. To achieve this, we need a… Read more >>

Yoichiro OMOMO wins the IUR V.I. Vernadsky Award
2011-06-29 - I.U.R.

[ Award granted on 20 June 2011, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ]
Dr Yoichiro OMOMO has been granted the 3d IUR V.I. Vernadsky Award on 20 June 2011 on the occasion of the opening of the International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental  Radioactivity in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.   He is now an executive advisor of the Institute for Environmental Sciences (IES) which was founded in 1990 in Rokkosho-mura, Japan, where large… Read more >>

Job position for an expert in Biosphere Modelling and Radiological Impact Studies
2011-06-10 - Research

[ SCK-CEN (Mol, Belgium) Environment, Health and Safety Institute ]
SCK-CEN is looking for an expert in Biosphere Modelling and Radiological Impact Studies to help with the performance of radiological impact studies and the development of biosphere model (radiological impact model), primarily in connection with the disposal of radioactive waste. A four years position as temporary scientific collaborator (m/f). Job description and details for… Read more >>

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 >>

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