The 12th issue of the NERIS Newsletter is now available. This edition is dedicated to the NERIS contribution during the Radiation Protection Week 2016.
This Workshop, organised in cooperation with the University of Milano, has covered the State of the art and Needs for further research for emergency and recovery preparedness and response.
The NERIS Workshop 2015 has provided an opportunity to discuss and exchange with NERIS Members, International organisations and European Research communities on priorities for the NERIS Platform.
The proceedings of this Workshop are now available and can be downloaded here.
The outcomes of the NERIS-TP European project have been published in a supplemental issue (Vol. 51, issue 1) of the Radioprotection revue:
Towards a self-sustaining European platform on nuclear and radiological emergency preparedness, response and recovery. Key results of the NERIS-TP European project.
Editors: Astrid Liland and Wolfgang Raskob.
You will find the Table of contents and all articles on this page.
The 11th issue of the NERIS Newsletter is now available. This edition is dedicated to the feedback from recent events and the announcements.
The Newsletter includes:
19-23 June 2017
The Training Course on “Late Phase Nuclear Accident Preparedness and Management” is organised by the Nuclear Protection Evaluation Center (CEPN - France) and the Institute of Radiology (RIR - Belarus) in cooperation with the European platform NERIS on emergency and post-accident preparedness and response. The training course is co-funded by the European Joint Programme for the integration of radiation protection research CONCERT.
The course will take place from June 19-23, 2017 at the Institute of Radiology (RIR) in Gomel, Belarus.
The main objective of the course for late phase nuclear accident prepardness and management is to provide principles and practical guidance for the key players involved in the preparedness and recovery of living conditions in contaminated areas in the aftermath of a nuclear/radiological accident.
The course offers a comprehensive overview of the various dimensions and challenges of the long-term rehabilitation. It includes also practical elements for the implementation of countermeasures for managing long-term contaminated rural and urban environments, notably through the planning of direct meetings and dialogue with local stakeholders (inhabitants, pupils, local authorities, etc.) living in the areas affected by the Chernobyl accident.
The course is based on international recommendations and on the material produced and developed in several European and international projects: ETHOS, SAGE, FARMING, CORE, EURANOS, NERIS TP, etc. as well as the first results obtained under PREPARE and SHAMISEN programs. The course is made of lectures, practical working sessions, technical visits and discussions. It strongly relies on the practical experience of Belarussian organisations in the management of the Chernobyl consequences as well as on the first lessons from the management of the consequences of the Fukushima accident.
Registration (Deadline on April 15, 2017). Limited to 24 participants.
There is no registration fee, however, participants are expected to cover their own travel and subsistence costs (including meals, hotel room and Visa costs).
NERIS has signed on October 5, 2015 a collaborative research arrangement with ISPRA in order to identify and develop new approaches in the areas of Nuclear/Radiological Emergency Preparedness Response and Recovery, thus working to the mutual benefit of both organisations in the achievement of their objectives.
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