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Last updated : May 11 2018

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Radioecology is a highly multidisciplinary scientific discipline situated at the crossroads between environmental radioactivity, whether natural or man-made, and its consequences on both, man and the environment. It deals with radioactivity as a stressor requiring risk assessment, but also as a tracer of biogeochemical and ecological processes. 

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Obituary: In memory of an outstanding scientist, Rudolf Alexakhin
2018-05-10 - I.U.R.

On 2 May 2018 passed away an outstanding scientist, vice-president of the International Union of Radioecology, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Rudolf Mikhailovich Alexakhin. Rudolf Alexakhin was born on 15 December, 1936 in Moscow Region. In 1959, he graduated from the Biology and Soil Faculty of Moscow State University. He worked at the Department of Biophysics of this… Read more >>

A new series of IUR Symposia, conferences and workshops: "Ecological risk assessment of environmental radioactivity"
2018-04-13 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ 21-23 June 2018 - Stirling, Scotland ]
IUR has been involved for several decades in the study and development of environmental protection against radiation with a special emphasis on ecological impacts. This effort prompted IUR to organize and sponsor a growing series of symposia, conferences and workshops. Following the 3 previous Symposia and Workshops dedicated to the “ecological risk assessment of environmental… Read more >>

International Scientific Conference "Radiobiology: Current issues"
2018-04-13 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ September 27-28, 2018 - Gomel, Belarus ]
Institute of Radiobiology of NAS of Belarus to announce the International Scientific Conference "RADIOBIOLOGY: CURRENT ISSUES". The Conference will take place in Institute of RadiobiologyGomel, Republic of Belarus, 27-28 September 2018. For more details http://www.iur-uir.org/en/conferences/id-108-international-scientific-conference-radiobiology-current-issues- Read more >>

Access a recent position paper published in Environmental Research dealing with the protection of the environment against ionising radiation
2018-04-13 - Publications

[ Following 3rd Workshop series - 16-17 September 2017 - Essen, Germany ]
The third in the “Ecological risk assessment of environmental radioactivity” series of IUR-sponsored events took place in Essen Germany just before the European Radiation Research Conference, September 2017. The aim of the workshop was to bring radioecologists together with radiobiologists to discuss approaches to protection of the environment ionising radiation. A position… Read more >>

NKS-B RadWorkshop 2018 - Call for abstracts and registration
2018-04-13 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ October 8-12, 2018 - Roskilde, Denmark ]
This is the 3rd Workshop on Radioanalytical Chemistry for Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management supported by NKS. The two previous RadWorkshops with the scope of general aspects in radioanalytical chemistry took places at Risø, Denmark in 2010 and 2013, respectively. Different from the previous RadWorkshops, the upcoming RadWorkshop 2018 will more focus on… Read more >>

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