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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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