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30 December 2016

Scientific Update – Journals

Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications Impact Factor: 3.42 ISSN: 0928-4931 Materials Science and Engineering C is an international scientific journal that publishes contributions from all fields that are related to topics at the interface of the Biomedical sciences and materials engineering. Highlighted topics are related to Bioinspired and biomimetic materials, materials[…]

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20 December 2016

Special Issue of the Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry – Update

During the International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP 18 Vancouver) a editorial committee was established to select the best research and technical material for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry (RPC). The guest Editors are: Prof.Dr. Ulanski (Poland), Prof.Dr. Mohamed Al-Sheikhly (United States of America), Dr. Arne Miller[…]

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19 December 2016

International Conference on Nuclear Security

This was the second International Conference on Nuclear Security (first July 2013). The conference included a Ministerial segment as well as a comprehensive scientific and technical element. The event last all week and involved, in total, more than 1,500 people. The Ministerial segment allowed politicians and regulators to outline what actions were being undertaken and[…]

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16 December 2016

Olivier Legrain – joins the board of iia

Olivier Legrain, CEO of the IBA Group, has been appointed as a director of the International Irradiation Association. Olivier joined IBA SA in 1996 as Controller and was particularly involved in the IPO of the company. In 1998 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Scanditronix Medical AB Sweden, the new subsidiary of IBA’s dosimetry[…]

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13 December 2016

Nuclear Safety – Communications

Effective communication in relation to nuclear and radiological safety is important. The linked article article highlights some of the issues that are being addressed at government and regulator level in Canada. Communicating with Canadians  about nuclear safety The article appeared on World Nuclear News (WNN) yesterday 12 December 2016.

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9 December 2016

Nuclear Security

A number of presentations on radiological security were included in the program for the recent IMRP meeting in Vancouver. Security remains and important and topical issue. This week the IAEA has been hosting an important international conference “Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions” at the VIC in Vienna. iia was present for part of the meeting[…]

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9 December 2016

Photographs from IMRP

A selection of the photographs from IMRP have been included in a short video that is now available on the International Irradiation Association Youtube account. Photos from IMRP

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7 December 2016

Russia and Brazil plan irradiation centre

World Nuclear News (WNN) has reported that United Innovation Corporation (UIC), a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Brazilian consultancy CK3 for the development, construction and operation of an irradiation centre in Brazil. The article in can be accessed via the following link: Russia and Brazil plan[…]

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