IRSN TAKES PART IN THE EUROPEAN ROUND TABLE on information and public participation in the field of radioactive waste management.
SIGNING OF A SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT AIMED AT LINKING UP THE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF IRSN AND THE GUSTAVE ROUSSY CENTRE for an “Integrated research project on the radiobiology of tumours and healthy tissues” (PIRATT).
PUBLICATION OF THE NEW EDITION of the reference work entitled “Elements of nuclear safety – Pressurised water reactors”, with Jean Couturier as the main author.
IRSN ENGAGES IN A MAJOR EUROPEAN STUDY of radon and naturally radioactive materials: RADONORM.
FOLLOWING THE EPISODE OF SAHARAN SANDSTORMS OVER FRANCE (FEBRUARY 2021), IRSN publishes the results of its activity concentration measurements of caesium-137 (Cs-137) in the air sampled by the stations of its OPERA network during the first week of February 2021 and compares them with the average measured values in February 2019 and 2020.
JEAN-CHRISTOPHE NIEL is granted a second term as Director General of IRSN.
ORGANISATION OF AN IRSN-ANCCLI SEMINAR with civil society stakeholders, entitled “Fukushima, Chernobyl: consequences of a nuclear accident on health”.
PUBLICATION OF THE “UPDATED KNOWLEDGE ON THE BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF TRITIUM” REPORT: a summary of 10 years of research into human and environmental radiotoxicology, in collaboration with the Canada Nuclear Laboratories (CNL).
APPOINTMENT FOR A 5-YEAR TERM of the members of the IRSN Scientific Council. Mr. Robert BAROUKI, Director of the Inserm 1,124 unit of the University of Paris and Head of the metabolomics and proteomics biochemistry department at the Necker hospital for sick children, is appointed Chair of the Scientific Council.
DENSIFICATION PROJECT FOR POOLS C, D AND E AT ORANO’S LA HAGUE FACILITY: publication of the illustrated and annotated notice by IRSN.
TRITIUM IN THE LOIRE: IRSN publishes the results of a study conducted in the framework of a pluralist monitoring committee.
ORGANISATION OF A SEMINAR BETWEEN IRSN AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) to review the actions undertaken by IRSN in 2021 and identify the coming needs of the WHO.
PUBLICATION of the Report on the exposure of the French population to ionising radiation for the period 2014-2019.
KICK-OFF MEETING dof the ORRCH-IDEeS participative multi-exposure research project in the Dunkirk region.
INAUGURATION OF 3 NEW NUCLEAR REACTOR SAFETY RESEARCH FACILITIES OF IRSN.
PARTICIPATION OF 68 SCIENTISTS FROM IRSN AND THE CNRS in a workshop dedicated to interdisciplinary environmental research based on the observation of social ecosystems.
IRSN DESIGNATED CAPACITY BUILDING CENTRE (CBC) of the IAEA in the field of medical management of radiological and nuclear emergencies.
SMALL MODULAR REACTORS (SMR) of less than 300 MWe have for several years generated growing interest worldwide: IRSN publishes an information bulletin on the safety of SMRs.
SYMPOSIUM: “AFTER THE FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI ACCIDENT: ADAPTING TO THE UNEXPECTED”, ORGANISED BY IRSN.
Ten years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, IRSN submits for debate the results of the human and social sciences research it has undertaken, to draw the lessons from this major nuclear accident.
EUROSAFE 2022 Organised in 2021 by IRSN, EUROSAFE is the leading event for nuclear safety specialists.