The Scientific Council gives an opinion on IRSN programs. It examines program results in order to prepare recommendations on Institute strategy. It may be consulted by the Board’s chairperson or by the supervisory ministers on any subject that comes under the Institute’s authority. Its advice may be sought on any issue or operation that involves an IRSN commitment.
Members (as of February 1, 2018)
Deputy CEO of the French Geological Survey (BRGM),
Scientific Council Chairman.
Chief Medical Officer, radiation protection specialist at the Armed Forces Radiation Protection Department (SPRA).
Professor specialized in neutron physics at the School of Military Applications of Atomic Energy (EAMEA).
Director of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessments at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, nominated by the Minister of the Environment.
Director in charge of Radiation Protection-Environment-Health at the Belgian Nuclear Research Center (SCK-CEN).
Research Director at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).
Professor at the Toulouse National Polytechnic Institute (INP).
Deputy Scientific Director of the CEA Nuclear Energy Division, nominated by the Minister of Research.
Medical practitioner, researcher at the Occupational Health Department at the Hôtel-Dieu hospital in Paris, nominated by the Minister of Labor.