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Last updated : May 24 2017

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.

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

Past, present and future of Radioecology: Questions to the President of the IUR
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity is affiliated to IUR.
IUR promotes wide partnership through co-signing Memoranda of Understanding with relevant networks and international organizations.

 

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Announcement: NRPA International Workshop - "Regulatory Supervision of Legacy Sites: the Process from Recognition to Resolution"
2017-05-05 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ 21-23 November 2017 - Lillehammer, Norway ]
International Workshop organised by the NRPA in cooperation with the IAEA, ICRP, NEA and IUR on “Regulatory Supervision of Legacy Sites: the Process from Recognition to Resolution” Lillehammer, Norway, 21-23 November 2017 The overall objective of the workshop is to extend the sharing of experience on all the specific issues in the process of practical regulation and… Read more >>

IUR Workshop - Radiobiology meets Radioecology
2017-03-30 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ 16-17 September 2017 - Essen, Germany ]
On the occasion of the joint meeting ERRS 2017 & GBS 2017, a satellite IUR Workshop "Radiobiology meets Radioecology" will take place in the Institute of Medical Radiation Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Medical School. Participation is free but will be limited to 20 participants. Read more >>

IUR invited to talk at the US Congressional Briefings
2017-01-04 - I.U.R.

[ Capitol Hill, Washington DC (USA) - 6 October 2016 ]
A Congressional Briefing has been convened at Capitol Hill, Washington DC (USA), on 6 October 2016, entitled: “The role of Radioecology in National Security”. One main goal was to attract the attention of high level politicians to the need for re-allocating substantial funds to radioecology research and development in the US.  Among 3 speakers, F. Bréchignac was… Read more >>

Report on IUR Regional Forum 2016 – Strengthening Radioecology in the Asia-Pacific
2016-12-16 - Radioecology

[ Workshop held in Sanur (Bali, Indonesia) - 4 September 2016 ]
IUR (International Union of Radioecology) and SPERA (the South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association) held a workshop, in conjunction the SPERA-2016 Conference at Sanur (Bali, Indonesia), 4 September, 2016. This workshop on “Strengthening Radioecology in the Asia-Pacific” provided an opportunity to draw on the lessons from the IUR Global Forum and for the IUR to hold… Read more >>

Report on AERC-IUR workshop on Integration of ecosystem science research into radioecology of the Nuclear age
2016-11-25 - Radioecology

[ Workshop held in Aiken (South Carolina, USA), 2-5 October 2016 ]
AERC (Association of Ecosystem Research Centers) and IUR (International Union of radioecology) held a joint Workshop, hosted by Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) at Aiken (South Carolina, USA), 2-5 October 2016. The need to organize this Workshop on “Integration of  ecosystem science research into radioecology of the Nuclear age” emerged from discussions held… Read more >>

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