Centre for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD)

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Welcome to Jonas Lystrup Andresen

Welcome to Jonas Lystrup Andresen

Jonas is the latest PhD student to join CERAD. He will be looking into the transfer of radionuclides in food webs by studying impacts of radiation on arthropod communities in Chernobyl.

Road salt in Norway spreads microplastics

Road salt in Norway spreads microplastics

Research by our PhD student Elisabeth Støhle Rødland shows that the large quantities of road salt used on slippery Norwegian roads each year also contain microplastics.

CERAD's former director Brit Salbu knighted

CERAD's former director Brit Salbu knighted

“The knighthood is a major recognition of Salbu’s fantastic effort in the service of science over several decades. Salbu’s research has been decisive in shaping better risk assessments tied to radioactive radiation and environmental toxins,” says NMBU Rector Sjur Baardsen.

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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