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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 >>

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

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

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Reporting on the UNSCEAR 56 Session
2009-01-17 - I.U.R.

[ Report from the IUR representative, R. Alexakhin ]
In his quality of Vice-President of IUR, Rudolf Alexakhin officially represented IUR at the last 56 UNSCEAR Session which was held in Vienna, 10-18 July 2008. Within the various draft reports which have been discussed by the international delegations, essentially two reports have major radioecological relevance:    Health effects due to radiation from the Chernobyl… Read more >>

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