News : Science & Research

5May2017

ICARST 2017: How the IAEA Helps

The IAEA have posted a news item about ICARST on their website. The news posting explains who radiation, when used wisely and with the right safety precautions, can work wonders for our lives and the environment, making our world a safer, healthier and more secure place to live. Click on the link to visit the […]

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4May2017

Advanced Nano Materials session at ICARST

The International Irradiation Association attended and exhibited at the IAEA International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST). We have previously posted details of the agenda and abstracts for the conference which included many very interesting presentations. One very session addressed Advanced Nano Materials which would have been of interest to the medical […]

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3May2017

iia at ICARST

Last week iia exhibited at the first ICARST organised by the IAEA and held at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna. More than 20 iia members were present and valuable conversations were held with our members and those who are in the process of joining. In addition we were able to engage with a number […]

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Non-Dynamic Eb Spread Device
12April2017

Non-Dynamic Eb Spread Device for electron accelerators developed by Huazhong University & Wuxi El Pont

A Non-Dynamic Electron Beam Spread Device for electron accelerators developed by Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Wuxi El Pont Radiation Technology Co., Ltd A Non-Dynamic Electron Beam Spread Device for electron accelerators has been developed under a cooperation of two research groups directed by Associate Professor Jiang HUANG from Huazhong University of Science […]

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11April2017

ICARST Program and Book of Abstracts

The International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST 2017) is fast approaching. The event will be held in Vienna between 24 and 28 April 2017 at the VIC in Vienna. The International Irradiation Association will be present at the event and will have an exhibition stand (C14) in C Building – The […]

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10April2017

Technology – Impediments to switching technology

Various initiatives are being progressed by organisations that are interested in facilitating a technology switch – generally gamma to electron beam or x-ray. One such study is being undertaken by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on behalf of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Fermi have been asked to investigate what might be impeding a […]

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7April2017

EuCARD2 News and Update

EuCARD2 – Enhanced European Coordination for Accelerator Research & Development. The 4-year project started on 1st May 2013. The aim of the project was to build upon, consolidate and extend the broad collaboration started by the two IAs: CARE in FP6 and EuCARD in FP7. (FP stands for Framework Project.) The 4th and final EuCARD2 Annual […]

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6April2017

Nuclear Science & Cultural Heritage in Brazil

The IAEA has posted a news item about the work being undertaken by iia member IPEN who is using radiation techniques to treat, analyse and preserve cultural artefacts ranging from art pieces to old military paraphernalia to public document archives. Pablo Vasquez, researcher and manager of the multipurpose gamma irradiation facility at the Nuclear and Energy […]

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23March2017

iia Newsletter

Our latest newsletter has just been released. If you did not receive a copy please sign up to receive future newsletters. The current newsletter can be accessed via this link: iia newsletter

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