The aim of the workshop is to bring together young scientists and strengthen collaboration between the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine (NUBIP). In addition, 4 participants from the University of Seville took part in the arrangement. It was organized within the framework of the Joint Ukrainian-Norwegian education programme in Environmental Radioactivity funded by SiU.
The workshop was divided into four sessions:
- sources and transport of the radionuclides,
- transfer of radionuclides and multiple stressor studies,
- effects of ionizing radiation, and
- risk assessment, societal and ethical aspects
A total of 54 researchers from 14 countries (including a number of foreign students, PhD fellows and PostDocs from CERAD/NMBU) participated in the workshop presenting their work and exchanging with ideas.
Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is a public Norwegian agency promoting international cooperation in education and research. SIU is a governmental body under the Ministry of Education and Research.
SIU supports activities like international mobility of students and researchers, development of courses, educational programs, organization of workshops and seminars etc.