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Last updated : May 11 2018

An independent, non-political & non-profit Knowing Society dedicated to the worldwide development of Radioecology, operating as a Think Tank

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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With nearly 1000 registered members from 58 countries currently, IUR represents an authoritative source of information on all aspects of radioecology.

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Journal JER access for IUR member with subscription
2018-06-13 - I.U.R.

[ New procedure ]
The IUR provides the opportunity for Active Members of an annual individual subscription to the electronic version of the JER, at a very preferential rate of 22 euros (30 dollars) per year (thanks to a Memorandum of Understanding signed on 11-28 April 2008 by Nicolette van Dijk, in quality of Publisher of JENR, and François Bréchignac, in quality of President of… Read more >>

GDPR - Keep Up With Our Work for Radioecology!
2018-06-08 - I.U.R.

[ The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies from 25th May 2018 ]
Dear IUR Member, First of all, thank you for being a member of IUR, thank you for supporting IUR's work for radioecology, thanks for the regular renewal of your membership fee and for taking part in various activities and spreading radioecology’s information. Without you, we wouldn't be nearly as effective in disseminating radioecology results and studies and contributing to… Read more >>

XXXXth General Assembly of IUR
2018-05-30 - I.U.R.

[ 19 June 2018, at Stratos Center, Oslo, Norway ]
As previously announced, the XXXXth General Assembly of IUR will be held during the 7th International Conference on Radioactivity in the Arctic and other Vulnerable Environments, on June 19th 2018, at the Stratos Center, Youngstorget 2A, 12th floor of the Folketeateret building, starting at 5:00 p.m.  The provisional programme will include as usual the following: • Report… Read more >>

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 >>

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