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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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Research on co-activity: initial findings and four-year extension
The IRSN has just published its initial findings following research carried out under the COSEA program, focusing on co-activity during the complex project to extend line 14 of the Paris metro. A promising first stage has led the IRSN and its partners to extend the project to 2023.
European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS) network convened for its annual meeting in Florence, Italy
The EURADOS network comprises over 70 European institutions and 630 members who work together to help harmonize practices and support technical and scientific research in the field of ionizing radiation dosimetry at both European and global level.
European IVMR research program on corium retention delivers its final results
Partners involved in the IVMR (In-Vessel Melt Retention)
program, led by the IRSN, present their findings at a seminar held at
the Juan les Pins conference center from January 21 to 23, 2020.
54 thesis proposals for 2020!
This year, IRSN is proposing 54 topics in all scientific disciplines, for PhD theses that will start in October 2020. A full description of each thesis project is available online, in the "Theses" section of the IRSN website, enabling applications to be filed directly with the thesis supervisor.
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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Reports on training through research 2002-2014
Nuclear fusion reactor // safety and radiation protection considerations for demonstration reactor that follow the ITER facility
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CABRI CIP Program
Created in 2000, the objective of the Cabri International Program (CIP) is to study the behavior of nuclear fuel rods and cladding during a reactivity-injection accident (RIA) in a pressurized water reactor (PWR).