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Last updated : June 26 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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Access a recent position paper published in Environmental Research dealing with the protection of the environment against ionising radiation
2018-10-10 - Publications

[ Following the 4th IUR Workshop (Stirling, Scotland - June 2018) ]
The fourth in the “Ecological risk assessment of environmental radioactivity” series of IUR-sponsored events took place in Stirling in June 2018. The aim of the Workshop was to bring together participants from the fields of low- and high-dose radiobiology and those working in radioecology to discuss the effects that low doses of radiation have on non-human biota. A… Read more >>

NKS-B RadWorkshop 2018
2018-08-24 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ October 8-12, 2018 - Roskilde, Denmark ]
The NKS-B RadWorkshop 2018 will take place during October 8-12, 2018 at the historic town Roskilde, Denmark. Workshop topics  1. International and national legislation on decommissioning, waste management and clearance of materials, buildings and land  2. Strategies, experience and challenges in decommissioning of nuclear facilities  3. Radiological characterization… Read more >>

ENVIRA 2019
2018-08-24 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ 8-13 September 2019 - Prague, Czech Republic ]
The International Conference on Environmental Radioactivity: Variations of Environmental Radionuclides, ENVIRA 2019, will be organized by the Nuclear Physics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences and by the Czech Technical University on 8-13 September, 2019. http://www.iur-uir.org/en/conferences/id-109-envira-2019 Read more >>

Open position for a Radiation Safety Specialist
2018-08-02 - Job alert

[ At University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory ]
The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Radiation Safety Specialist. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position reporting to the Director of SREL. This position is intended to serve as the SREL Radiation Safety Officer in support of the regulatory, training, and reporting activities involving sampling, transport and… Read more >>

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 >>

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