CERAD Annual Conference 2019

The topic of this year's conference was “Reducing overall uncertainties in environmental impact and risk assessments – Future research priorities”. The participants presented research highlights of the past year and discussed challenges and new promising research areas.

The programme of the conference can be found here.

Participants of the CERAD Annual conference 2019

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Yevgeniya Tomkiv

CERAD Annual Conference 2019 was opened by Ole Harbitz, Director General of the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA). NMBU's vice-rector and chair of CERAD Board Øystein Johnsen and Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) chaired the sessions.

Ole Harbitz (DSA) opened CERAD Annual Conference on February 4th

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Yevgeniya Tomkiv

CERAD’s annual conference gathers researchers from all partner institutions, members of scientific advisory committee, members of the board and invited guests. Researchers from 14 countries participated this year and gave their feedback on the centre's research priorities. In addition, four leading international experts were invited to give presentations about lessons that should be learned from the past nuclear events.

Prof. Mikhail Balonov, one of the UN's radiation experts, gave a talk about radiological consequences of the Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents

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Yevgeniya Tomkiv

Second day of the conference was dedicated to the Young Scientist Session - nine PhD students, postdocs and researchers presented highlights of their work.

PhD student Ian Byrnes explained the variety of methods he is using to examine distribution of uranium in Daphnia magna

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Yevgeniya Tomkiv

CERAD's annual conferences have several good traditions - the winner of the prize for the best photo of the past year is announced during the conference and the concert by HYBRIS - the CERAD's house band is always a highlight of the evening!

"Creature in the outer space" - winner of the CERAD photo award 2018

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Li Xie

Several workshops were organised before and after the conference, they focused on issues like multiple stressors, particle research and health effects.

Published 6. February 2019 - 14:21 - Updated 12. February 2020 - 10:18