News : Conference & Education

18November2016

NUTECH 2017

The International Conference on Development and Applications of Nuclear Technologies NUTECH 2017 will be held in Cracow, Poland from 10 to 13 September 2017. The announcement that iia will be providing organisational support to NUTECH was made during the closing plenary of IMRP 2016 in Vancouver. The Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology and the Institute […]

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18November2016

IMRP – Best Student Scientific Contribution Award Winners

The Student Scientific Awards were Sponsored by Sterigenics and the Awards Presented By Phil Macnabb, President and Professor Arne Miller Chair of the Awards Committee. The three Award winners were, from left to right: Controlled temperature gamma irradiation of PLGA for bio-resorbable medical devices Davison, Lisa C. Research Student, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom Effect […]

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17November2016

Congratulations to the IMRP Poster Award Winners

The awards were made at IMRP 18, Vancouver, BC Canada. November 2016 E-beam production of radiation modified carrageenan as plant growth promoter Abad, Lucille V. Supervising Science Research Specialist, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, Quezon City, Philippines Novel studies on the comparative decontamination of infant milk formula using electron beam, X-ray, […]

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16November2016

iia / WINS Workshop on the Security of Gamma Irradiation Facilities

On 11th November 2016, directly after IMRP18, iia and WINS organised a workshop on: ‘The Security of Gamma Irradiation Facilities used for Industrial and Research Irradation and Sterilisation’. The Workshop Program included the following themes: developing a common understanding, designing and implementing operational security measures, addressing the insider threat and implementing security by design. iia […]

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15November2016

IMRP 19 will be held in Strasbourg, France

The location (Strasbourg) for IMRP 19 was announced during the closing plenary of IMRP 18 which was held in Vancouver, Canada, last week. A short promotional video about Strasbourg is available on the iia You Tube and can be accessed via the link that appears below. Strasbourg – Home of Inventions The date for the […]

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14November2016

IMRP 18 – Laureate Award Winners

The IMRP 18 Laureate Awards were announced during the Closing Plenary on Thursday 10 November. The winners were Professor Mohamad Al-Sheikhly (University of Maryland U.S.A.) Scientific Laureate and Mr Zhang Xianghua (Wuxi El-Pont, P.R. China) Business Laureate. Further information is available in the attached Press Release. Press Release – Laureates

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8November2016

IMRP 18 – Opening Plenary

The 18th and 40th anniversary International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP) has begun with an exciting program of opening day plenary speakers. Watch the welcome video The conference was opened by John Masefield with welcome addresses by Dan Carestio (STERIS AST) and Martell Winters (Nelson Laboratories). The Plenary presentations are: Clean Nuclear Power, Safe Hospitals […]

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4November2016

iia Awards at IRaP 2016

The International Irradiation Association (iia) was represented at IRaP2016 by Yves Henon (iia – Deputy General Manager) and Dr. Gustavo Varca (iia – Scientific Advisor). The International Irradiation Association provided three awards which were given to students in recognition of their scientific work and contribution to the advancement of sciences of ionizing irradiation. An awards […]

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1November2016

iia on You Tube

iia has created a You Tube channel to hold video material produced by the Association. The latest addition is an Introduction to the aims and activities of iia. The channel also includes summaries of IMRP 16 Montreal and IMRP 17 Shanghai as well as a promotional video for IMRP 18 Vancouver. The channel will be […]

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