South African Very First Application of Fast Neutron Radiography in Cultural Heritage Samples under CRP on Utilization of Accelerator-Based Real-Time Methods in the Investigation of Materials (F12024)
2015-08-11 - This success was achieved within the F12024 CRP with the objective to stimulate research and development as well as practical applications of accelerator-based real-time and in-situ techniques, specifically in energy related scientific topics, and to grow further interdisciplinary and international collaborations. Read More →
The Tsetse Fly Eradication Project in Senegal Wins Award: This project is partially supported within the framework of the CRA individual contract 16764.
2015-07-24 - A project in Senegal to eradicate tsetse flies that is supported by the FAO/IAEA was recently selected as one of 18 Best Sustainable Development Practices on Food Security at the EXPO Milano 2015. Read More →
CRP Paper On Cancer Treatment Wins International Award: Application of FDG-PET and Molecular Gene Profiling for Risk Stratification of Diffuse Large B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Different Ethnic Populations (E15020)
2015-06-10 - A scientific paper helping doctors to effectively evaluate and treat patients with a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a very fast growing and aggressive type of cancer, using a nuclear diagnostic imaging technique, has received an Editor's Choice Award from the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. It is the outcome of CRP E15020 involving the IAEA and 8 research centres. Read More →
NEW CRP: Development of New Applications of Machine Generated Food Irradiation Technologies (D61024)
2015-05-28 - Most of the food irradiated in the world is treated with gamma rays generated by the radionuclide cobalt-60, but using electrically generated "machine source" radiation could broaden the choice of food irradiation technologies. Read More →
2015-05-26 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will improve expertise and collaboration among Member States in the use of environmental isotopes to better assess nitrogen pollution and eutrophication processes on water resources variability, availability and sustainability. Read More →
RESULTS OF 6 RADIATION ONCOLOGY CRPS presented in the European Society of Radiation Oncology (ESTRO) Forum sessions
2015-05-21 - The session's presentations featured five studies and trials on radiation treatments for cancer of the head-and-neck, breast, rectum, bone and lung, as well as two investigative surveys of radiotherapy capacities in developing countries. Read More →
NEW SOFTWARE FOR THE SIMULATION OF ION BEAM EFFECTS under the CRP 'Utilization of ion accelerators for studying and modelling of radiation induced defects in semiconductors and insulators (11016)'
2015-03-30 - In order to help the interpretation and prediction of the experimental data, a new software, called IST (IBIC Simulation Tool) was developed under this CRP. The originality of the software lies in that it is the very first software to calculate charge collection efficiency profiles in semiconductor electronic devices and, in particular, nuclear detectors. Read More →
OPEN FOR NEW RESEARCH PROPOSALS: The IAEA is announcing around 50 new Coordinated Research Project (CRP) proposals this year.
2015-03-25 - Research institutes and organizations interested in gaining access to vast global databases of research findings and taking part in papers submitted to high-level, peer-reviewed journals, can now submit a proposal for a Research Contract or Agreement to take part in IAEA-coordinated research activities this year. Read More →
NEW FUSION EVALUATED NUCLEAR DATA LIBRARY AVAILABLE: Nuclear Data Libraries for Advanced Systems: Fusion Devices (FENDL-3) (F44002)
2015-03-25 - The CRP contributed to the release of the FENDL-3. Case data are given for neutron-, proton- and deuteron-induced reactions up to a typical energy of 150 MeV for General Purpose and 60 MeV for Activation files. Read More →
2015-03-11 - The objective of this CRP is to provide Member States' organizations involved in nuclear education and training with relevant and validated information, which will support them in advancing nuclear education. Read More →
NEW PUBLICATION ON STERILE INSECT TECHNIQUE: Development and Evaluation of Improved Strains of Insect Pests for Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) Applications (D42014)
2015-02-27 - Pest insects represent an enormous burden to agricultural, veterinary and human health aspects in every continent. The results of the 5-year CRP were published in a special issue of the peer reviewed journal BMC Genetics. Read More →
2015-02-05 - The objective of the Coordinated Research Project (CRP) is to develop practical and effective solutions to enhance nuclear security culture within operating organizations of nuclear and other radioactive material, as well as associated facilities and activities under regulatory control. Read More →