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Enhancing Nuclear Safety
The mission of the IRSN in terms of research is not simply the acquisition of new scientific knowledge, but also the development of technical risk management tools and a contribution to the development of the expertise available within the Institute.
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Geoffrey Pellerin will defend his thesis Quantification of dry deposit speeds and identification of aerosol emission processes on natural covers on 20th December 2017. Hugo Renard and Nadia Benabdallah will defend their theses, respectively Modeling at hourly intervals of tritium transfers within a prairie ecosystem and Optimization of dosimetry in alphatherapy by a multi-scale approach: application to the treatment of bone metastases with Ra-223 on 21st December 2017.
The 14th issue of Aktis, IRSN’s scientific newsletter, is available
The fourteenth English-language issue of Aktis, the quarterly
newsletter on IRSN’s research, is available on a HTML and PDF package.
Nuclear accident and human and social sciences: First conference for the AGORAS project
How is an institutional balance established and how does it change between the various players involved in preventing nuclear accidents and in managing one should it occur? The AGORAS project sets outs to answer this very question, and the first conference will be organized by the IRSN for Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Cité Universitaire in Paris.
Doctoral student at the IRSN receives Best Paper Award at ICONE 25
Salima Kaissoun, a doctoral student at the Research and Modeling Laboratory for Airborne Dispersion and Containment (LEMAC) at the IRSN received a Best Paper Award during the ICONE 25 conference (International Conference on Nuclear Engineering) held in Shanghai from July 2-6, 2017.
ICRER 2017 launch
The 4th International Conference on Radioecology and
Environmental Radioactivity (ICRER) starts this Sunday 3 September and
runs to 8 September in Berlin (Germany).
An ex-IRSN PhD student awarded the CCR Cat Nat 2017 prize
Elif Oral won the CCR Cat Nat 2017 award for her thesis on
"Multi-dimensional modelling of seismic wave propagation in linear and
Best Poster Award for LNC researcher
Alexis Jinaphanh, a researcher at the IRSN’s Criticality Research and
Neutronics Development Laboratory (LNC) has received the Best Poster
Award at ANS M&C 2017 (International Conference on Mathematics &
Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering).
Launch meeting for the PRISME 3 program
experimental program PRISME3 performed by the IRSN under the aegis of
the OECD is to study the effects of fire in rooms in a nuclear
installation equipped with an industrial ventilation network.
Guillaume Brillant will defend his HDR "Développement et application de méthodes pour l’évaluation de la dose de rayonnement résultant d’une contamination radioactive interne" on 21st November 2012 in Orsay.
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SARNET 2 final report
SARNET - european network of excellence on core meltdown accidents - phase 2 final report is now on line.
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The PERSEE facility
PERSÉE (French acronym for Experimental platform for research for
radioactive effluents purification) is a test bench designed
specifically for studying and improving gaseous effluent purification
systems ubiquitous in nuclear facilities.