Centre for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD)

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Article published: the use of AMS to distinguish plutonium from Fukushima and Nagasaki

Article published: the use of AMS to distinguish plutonium from Fukushima and Nagasaki

Plutonium (Pu) has been released in Japan by the 2011 Fukushima accident and the 1945 detonation of a Pu-core weapon at Nagasaki. CERAD's collaborator Dr Tom Hinton is one of the authors of a newly published paper that reports the use of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) methods to distinguish the Fukushima-accident and Nagasaki-detonation Pu from worldwide fallout in soils and biota. 

PhD scholarship within (eco)toxicology and heritable effects caused by ionizing radiation

PhD scholarship within (eco)toxicology and heritable effects caused by ionizing radiation

We have a vacant 3-year PhD–position related to transgenerational effects of chronic exposure to ionizing radiation at CERAD/NMBU. Apply before 14.10.2020

IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme

IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme

The IAEA will soon launch their Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme that will provide opportunities to highly motivated and talented female students by providing scholarships and internship opportunities

SFF 2013-2022

CERAD researches the harmful effects of radiation on organisms and the ecosystem as a whole, to improve the protection of people and environment.

From 2013, the Research Council of Norway has supported CERAD as a Centre of Excellence.

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