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Research at IRSN

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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The 12th international conference HEIR 2018 - Call for presentations

​IRSN and CEA are jointly organizing the 12th edition of the International Conference on the Health Effects of Incorporated Radionuclides, HEIR 2018. The call for presentations is now open and will close on May 1, 2018. The conference will be held at IRSN on October 8-11, 2018 in Fontenay-aux-Roses (near to Paris), Building 01 Auditorium.


EBMT Annual meeting - Presentation on the European approach for the medical and therapeutical management of mass radiation exposure

​During the Annual Meeting of the EBMT (European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation), being held from March 18 to 21, 2018, the EMBT's "Nuclear Accident Committee" (NAC), IRSN and Ulm University (Germany) will present "the European approach or the medical management of mass radiation exposure", to coincide with the recent 2017 edition of the guide to this approach.


IRSN renews cooperation agreement with ENEA

​Jean-Christophe Niel, Director-General of IRSN, and Federico Testa, President of the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA), have signed the cooperation agreement on nuclear safety radiation protection between the two organizations for five years.

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End of the European COMET project

​From April 25 to 27, 2017, the COMET (Coordination and Implementation of a pan-Europe Instrument for Radioecology) consortium has held its final meeting in Bruges, Belgium, on the project underway since 2013.

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Second transnational CONCERT call for proposals

​In March 2017, the European CONCERT consortium (European Joint Program for the Integration of Radiation Protection Research) has launched its second call for proposals in the field of radiation protection in Europe.

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SARNET - european network of excellence on core meltdown accidents - phase 2 final report is now online.
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