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Seminars

The European Commission has organised annual scientific seminars on radiation protection related issues since 1997. The seminars are listed chronologically and include programmes, presentations and other related material.

EU scientific seminar 2021 

The seminar on Advances/Innovations in individual dosimetry took place online on 9 November 2021. The programme included presentations on

The presentations were followed by a round table discussion, in which the speakers, invited additional experts and the group of experts discussed potential policy implications and research needs 

The November 2021 programme gives an overview of the seminar.  The proceedings will be published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission.

EU scientific seminar 2020 

The seminar on “Radiosensitivity” of children - Health issues after radiation exposure at young age took place online on 1 December 2020. The programme included presentations on

The presentations were followed by a round table discussion, in which the speakers, invited additional experts and the group of experts discussed potential policy implications and research needs 

The December 2020 programme gives an overview of the seminar.  The proceedings will be published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission.

EU scientific seminar 2019 

The seminar on developments in nuclear medicine – new radioisotopes in use and associated challenges took place in the afternoon of 13 November 2019. The programme included presentations on

The presentations were followed by a round table discussion, in which the speakers, invited additional experts and the group of experts discussed potential policy implications and research needs 

The November 2019 programme gives an overview of the seminar. The proceedings of the seminar have been published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission as RP194.

EU scientific seminar 2018 

The seminar on management of long-term exposure after a nuclear or radiological accident took place in the afternoon of 14 November 2018. The programme and included presentations on

The presentations were followed by a round table discussion, in which the speakers, invited additional experts and the group of experts discussed potential policy implications and research needs 

The November 2018 programme gives an overview of the seminar. The proceedings of the seminar have been published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission as RP192.

EU scientific seminar November 2017 

The seminar on epigenetic effects and potential impact on radiation protection took place on 8 November 2017 and included presentations on

The presentations were followed by a round table discussion, in which the speakers, invited additional experts and the Article 31 group of experts discussed potential policy implications and research needs

The November 2017 programme offers an overview of the seminar. The proceedings of the seminar have been published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission as RP 189

EU scientific seminar May 2017 

The seminar on emerging issues with regard to organ doses took place on 17 May 2017 in Luxembourg. It included presentations on

The presentations were followed by a round table discussion, in which the speakers, invited additional experts and the Article 31 group of experts discussed potential policy implications and research needs

The May 2017 programme offers an overview of the seminar. The proceedings of the seminar have been published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission as RP187.

EU scientific seminar 2015

The seminar on risk communication took place on 18 November 2015 in Luxembourg. It included presentations on 

The presentations were followed by a round table discussion, in which the speakers, invited experts and the Article 31 group of experts, discussed potential policy implications and research needs.

The 2015 programme gives an overview of the seminar. The proceedings of the seminar have been published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission as RP184

EU scientific seminar 2014

The seminar on Fukushima, lessons learned and issues, took place on 18 November 2014 in Luxembourg. It included presentations on

It also included a roundtable discussion on policy implications and research needs and views of the World Health Organisation and how people’s perception can be influenced.

The 2014 programme gives on overview of the seminar and the proceedings have been published in the radiation protection series of the European Commission as RP183

Previous scientific seminars (2013-1997)

2013 - Radiation induced long-term health effects after medical exposure

2012 – Protection of the environment

2011 – Individual radiosensitivity​

2010 - Issues with Internal Emitters

2009 – Childhood leukemia: mechanisms and causes

2008 – Emerging evidence for radiation induced circulatory diseases

2007 – Emerging issues on tritium and low energy beta emitters

2006 – Seminar proceedings: New insights in radiation risk and basic safety standards (Radiation protection series, N° RP145)

2005 – Seminar proceedings: Alpha-emitters: reliability of assessment of risk for radiation protection (Radiation protection series, N° RP151)

2004 – Seminar proceedings: A critical review of the draft 2005 International Commission on Radiological (ICRP) recommendations (Radiation protection series, N° RP150)

2003 – Seminar proceedings: Medical overexposures (Radiation protection series, N° RP149)

2001 – Seminar proceedings: Effects of in utero exposure to ionising radiation during the early phases of pregnancy (Radiation protection series N° RP131)

2000 – Seminar proceedings: Low dose ionising radiation and cancer risks (Radiation protection series N° RP125)

1999 – Seminar proceedings: Genetic susceptibility and new evolutions on genetic risk (Radiation protection series N° RP123)

1998 – Seminar proceedings: Thyroid diseases and exposure to ionising radiation - lessons learned following the Chernobyl accident (Radiation protection series N° RP121)

1997 – Seminar proceedings: Radiation protection in relation to radon (Radiation Protection Series N° RP98)