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<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>OPEN FOR NEW RESEARCH PROPOSALS: </font>Over 50 New IAEA Coordinated Research Activities Now Open for Application.

OPEN FOR NEW RESEARCH PROPOSALS: Over 50 New IAEA Coordinated Research Activities Now Open for Application.

2016-05-26 - 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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW PUBLICATION: </font>Production and Utilisation of Emerging Positron Emitters for Medical Applications with an Emphasis on Cu-64 and I-124 (F22049)

NEW PUBLICATION: Production and Utilisation of Emerging Positron Emitters for Medical Applications with an Emphasis on Cu-64 and I-124 (F22049)

2016-03-16 - This publication presents the achievements of the CRP. It provides a comprehensive overview of the technologies involved in the production of copper-64 and iodine-124, techniques on preparation of targets, irradiation of targets under high beam currents, target processing, target recovery and labelling. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Mutation Breeding for Resistance to Striga Parasitic Weeds in Cereals for Food Security (D25005)

NEW CRP: Mutation Breeding for Resistance to Striga Parasitic Weeds in Cereals for Food Security (D25005)

2016-01-18 - This Coordinated Research Project will support generation of novel sources of variation, using mutation breeding, by developing efficient screening protocols for Striga resistance in cereals for building research capacity and improving food security in Member States. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Application of Nuclear and Genomic Tools to Enable for the Selection of Animals with Enhanced Productivity Traits (D31028)

NEW CRP: Application of Nuclear and Genomic Tools to Enable for the Selection of Animals with Enhanced Productivity Traits (D31028)

2016-01-14 - This Coordinated Research Project will enable Member States (MS), especially developing countries to use genomic tools for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of genetic improvement of livestock. As outputs the project is expected to leave behind an animal identification system in place and 1000 phenotype recorded animals. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Use of Long-lived Radionuclides for Dating Very Old Groundwaters (F33023)

NEW CRP: Use of Long-lived Radionuclides for Dating Very Old Groundwaters (F33023)

2015-12-22 - This Coordinated Research Project will assess the usefulness of the recently available long-lived radionuclides, isotope age tracers and noble gases (Carbon-14, Krypton-81, Chlorine-36, Helium-4...), coupled with groundwater flow modelling to better understand and assess deep groundwater systems as long-term source of water supply. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Copper-64 Radiopharmaceuticals for Theranostic Applications (F22067)

NEW CRP: Copper-64 Radiopharmaceuticals for Theranostic Applications (F22067)

2015-12-22 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will enhance and strengthen the expertise and capability of Member States in production, quality control, preclinical and possible clinical application of copper-64 radiopharmaceuticals with ?Theranostic? properties in order to meet national needs as well as to assimilate new developments.. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Organizational Cultural Basis for Successful Performance in Nuclear Power Plants (I22004)

NEW CRP: Organizational Cultural Basis for Successful Performance in Nuclear Power Plants (I22004)

2015-12-11 - This CRP will address key areas such as the validity and use of the current frameworks for understanding organizational culture and its influence on safety culture, the external influences on organizational culture that can create a compliance mind set and impact performance and the elements of leadership and management in a high risk organization that are unique and must be managed to ensure the right performance. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Nuclear Techniques for a Better Understanding of the Impact of Climate Change on Soil Erosion in Upland Agro-ecosystems (D15017)

NEW CRP: Nuclear Techniques for a Better Understanding of the Impact of Climate Change on Soil Erosion in Upland Agro-ecosystems (D15017)

2015-11-09 - This CRP aims to develop combinations of nuclear techniques to assess impacts of changes on soil erosion, distinguish and apportion impacts of climate variability and agricultural management on soil erosion in upland agro-ecosystems. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW PUBLICATION: </font>Nanoscale Radiation Engineering of Advanced Materials for Potential Biomedical Applications (F23028)

NEW PUBLICATION: Nanoscale Radiation Engineering of Advanced Materials for Potential Biomedical Applications (F23028)

2015-10-14 - This publication presents the achievements of the CRP. It provides background information and short summaries of the achievements, followed by individual full reports. Additionally, all publications resulting from the CRP are listed for further in-depth reading. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals Labelled with New Emerging Radionuclides (F22053)

NEW CRP: Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals Labelled with New Emerging Radionuclides (F22053)

2015-09-30 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will identify important technical issues related to the production and quality control of emerging new radionuclides for use in the development of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Use of isotope hydrology to characterize groundwater systems in the vicinity of Nuclear Power Plants (F33022)

NEW CRP: Use of isotope hydrology to characterize groundwater systems in the vicinity of Nuclear Power Plants (F33022)

2015-09-29 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will develop guidelines for better hydrogeological characterisation of local and regional groundwater systems in the vicinity of nuclear power plants using environmental isotopes and conventional techniques. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>CRA Annual Report and Statistics for 2014  </font>is now available.

CRA Annual Report and Statistics for 2014 is now available.

2015-09-10 - In 2014, more than 1900 research institutes from 108 IAEA Member States were involved in 125 coordinated research projects (CRPs). The CRPs bring together research institutions in both developing and developed Member States to collaborate on research topics of common interest. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>South African Very First Application of Fast Neutron Radiography in Cultural Heritage Samples </font>under CRP on Utilization of Accelerator-Based Real-Time Methods in the Investigation of Materials (F12024)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>The Tsetse Fly Eradication Project in Senegal Wins Award: </font>This project is partially supported within the framework of the CRA individual contract 16764.

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>CRP Paper On Cancer Treatment Wins International Award: </font>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)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Development of New Applications of Machine Generated Food Irradiation Technologies (D61024)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Isotopes to Study Nitrogen Pollution and Eutrophication of Rivers and Lakes (F32007)

NEW CRP: Isotopes to Study Nitrogen Pollution and Eutrophication of Rivers and Lakes (F32007)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>RESULTS OF 6 RADIATION ONCOLOGY CRPS</font> presented in the European Society of Radiation Oncology (ESTRO) Forum sessions

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW SOFTWARE FOR THE SIMULATION OF ION BEAM EFFECTS </font>under the CRP 'Utilization of ion accelerators for studying and modelling of radiation induced defects in semiconductors and insulators (11016)'

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>OPEN FOR NEW RESEARCH PROPOSALS: </font>The IAEA is announcing around 50 new Coordinated Research Project (CRP) proposals this year.

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW FUSION EVALUATED NUCLEAR DATA LIBRARY AVAILABLE: </font>Nuclear Data Libraries for Advanced Systems: Fusion Devices (FENDL-3) (F44002)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Sustainable Education in Nuclear Science and Technology (L53003)

NEW CRP: Sustainable Education in Nuclear Science and Technology (L53003)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW PUBLICATION ON STERILE INSECT TECHNIQUE: </font>Development and Evaluation of Improved Strains of Insect Pests for Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) Applications (D42014)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Development of Nuclear Security Culture Enhancement Solutions (NSCES) (J02007)

NEW CRP: Development of Nuclear Security Culture Enhancement Solutions (NSCES) (J02007)

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 →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Development of Radiometric Methods for Exploration and Process Optimization (F22065)

NEW CRP: Development of Radiometric Methods for Exploration and Process Optimization (F22065)

2015-02-05 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will facilitate further advancement and implementation of radiation technologies in exploration, mining, mineral, and metallurgical (E3M) industries including safety, cost, and availability of nuclear technologies, as well as knowledge transfer. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Developing Radiation Treatment Methodologies and New Resin Formulations for Consolidation and Preservation of Archived Materials and Cultural Heritage Artefacts (F23032)

NEW CRP: Developing Radiation Treatment Methodologies and New Resin Formulations for Consolidation and Preservation of Archived Materials and Cultural Heritage Artefacts (F23032)

2014-12-22 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will widen the acceptance and use of radiation processing techniques for conservation and consolidation of cultural heritage artefacts. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Development and Strengthening of Radio-Analytical and Complementary Techniques to Control Residues of Veterinary Drugs and Related Chemicals in Aquaculture Products (D52039)

NEW CRP: Development and Strengthening of Radio-Analytical and Complementary Techniques to Control Residues of Veterinary Drugs and Related Chemicals in Aquaculture Products (D52039)

2014-12-10 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will identify and present solutions to enhance national control programs for residues of veterinary pharmaceuticals and related chemicals in aquaculture products and feeds (including water) as well as aquaculture production sites. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Nuclear Security for Research Reactors and Associated Facilities (J02006)

NEW CRP: Nuclear Security for Research Reactors and Associated Facilities (J02006)

2014-12-05 - The objective of the Coordinated Research Project (CRP) on ?Nuclear Security for Research Reactors and Associated Facilities (RRAFs)? is to simplify the process for and enhance the effectiveness of nuclear security programmes to reduce the risk of theft of nuclear and/or other radioactive materials and sabotage at RRAFs. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW DISCOVERY ON PEST FRUIT FLIES: </font>Resolution of Cryptic Species Complexes of Tephritid Pests to Overcome Constraints to SIT Application and International Trade (D41023)

NEW DISCOVERY ON PEST FRUIT FLIES: Resolution of Cryptic Species Complexes of Tephritid Pests to Overcome Constraints to SIT Application and International Trade (D41023)

2014-11-24 - A global research effort has finally resolved a major biosecurity issue: four of the world's most destructive agricultural pests are actually one and the same. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN A SURVEY: </font>To Investigate the Relationship Between end to end Accuracy and Quality Assurance Extent and Depth in Radiotherapy (E24017)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN A SURVEY: To Investigate the Relationship Between end to end Accuracy and Quality Assurance Extent and Depth in Radiotherapy (E24017)

2014-11-21 - The IAEA is coordinating a research project on Medical Physics aspects of Accuracy in Radiation Therapy and invites scientists to participate in a worldwide survey on the resources in their radiotherapy facility. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Sharing and Developing Protocols to Further Minimize Radioactive Gaseous Releases to the Environment in the Manufacture of Medical Radioisotopes, as Good Manufacturing Practice (F23031)

NEW CRP: Sharing and Developing Protocols to Further Minimize Radioactive Gaseous Releases to the Environment in the Manufacture of Medical Radioisotopes, as Good Manufacturing Practice (F23031)

2014-09-15 - This Coordinated Research Project (CRP) will identify and present solutions to important technical issues related to the radioactive gaseous emissions from current and possible future medical isotope production facilities. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW PUBLICATION: </font>Improvement of the Reliability and Accuracy of Heavy Ion Beam Nuclear Analytical Techniques (F11013)

NEW PUBLICATION: Improvement of the Reliability and Accuracy of Heavy Ion Beam Nuclear Analytical Techniques (F11013)

2014-09-15 - The objective of this CRP was to help support Member States research and development needs in advanced engineering materials through the delivery of nuclear analytical tools with a high degree of reliability, accuracy, and user confidence.. A new publication has been recently published. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW TECDOC 1700: </font>Behaviour of Cementitious Materials in Long Term Storage and Disposal of Radioactive Waste (T21025)

NEW TECDOC 1700: Behaviour of Cementitious Materials in Long Term Storage and Disposal of Radioactive Waste (T21025)

2014-09-09 - The objective of this CRP was to investigate cementitious materials used in radioactive waste management systems. These included waste packages, wasteforms and backfills as well as investigation of interactions and interdependencies of these individual elements during long term storage and disposal. A new TECDOC 1700 has been recently published. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW TECDOC 1742: </font>Control Rod Withdrawal and Sodium Natural Circulation Tests Performed during the PHENIX End-of-Life Experiments (I33012)

NEW TECDOC 1742: Control Rod Withdrawal and Sodium Natural Circulation Tests Performed during the PHENIX End-of-Life Experiments (I33012)

2014-09-09 - The CRP, with the participation of institutes from eight countries, contributed to improving capabilities in sodium cooled reactor simulation through code verification and validation, with particular emphasis on temperature and power distribution calculations and the analysis of sodium natural circulation phenomena. A new TECDOC 1742 has been recently published. Read More →

CRP on Short Course versus Standard Course Radiotherapy in Elderly and/or Fragile Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) (E33033)

CRP on Short Course versus Standard Course Radiotherapy in Elderly and/or Fragile Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) (E33033)

2014-07-16 - This active CRP can already provide some significant results. Participants of the CRP received the Best Clinical Poster Award for the Poster on the results of the study presented during the 33rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) in April 2014. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Options and Technologies for Managing the Back End of the Research Reactor Nuclear Fuel Cycle (T33001)

NEW CRP: Options and Technologies for Managing the Back End of the Research Reactor Nuclear Fuel Cycle (T33001)

2014-07-08 - The objective of this CRP is to define, characterize and disseminate a range of long-term strategies for managing the back end of the research reactor nuclear fuel cycle. The technologies comprising the strategies will focus on short- and long -term storage and ultimate disposal. Read More →

CRP on Development of Irradiated Foods for Immuno-compromised Patients and Other Potential Target Groups (D62009)

CRP on Development of Irradiated Foods for Immuno-compromised Patients and Other Potential Target Groups (D62009)

2014-07-07 - The Center for the Application of Isotope and Radiation Technology in Jakarta, Indonesian, which is one of research contract holder under this CRP is providing emergency food rations to Landslide Victims. Irradiated food offers nourishing fulfilment for displaced people in Cikadu, Indonesia. Read More →

CRP on Genetic Variation on the Control or Resistance to Infectious Diseases in Small Ruminants for Improving Animal Productivity (D31026)

CRP on Genetic Variation on the Control or Resistance to Infectious Diseases in Small Ruminants for Improving Animal Productivity (D31026)

2014-07-03 - This active CRP can already provide some significant results; among them, a Radiation Hybrid panel for goats (Capra hircus) was developed as a resource for rapid and large-scale physical mapping of the goat genome. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NUSAM Newsletter: </font>CRP on Development of Nuclear Security Assessment Methodologies (NUSAM) for Regulated Facilities (J02004)

NUSAM Newsletter: CRP on Development of Nuclear Security Assessment Methodologies (NUSAM) for Regulated Facilities (J02004)

2014-06-10 - The CRP on NUSAM has for objective to develop a risk-informed, performance-based methodological framework for nuclear security assessment of regulated facilities. A NUSAM newsletter has just been published after the first coordination meeting. Read More →

Nuclear techniques to assess body composition in children and adolescents as a risk factor in the development of chronic diseases (E43024)

Nuclear techniques to assess body composition in children and adolescents as a risk factor in the development of chronic diseases (E43024)

2014-05-28 - In the week that the Director General of the World Health Organisation announced the creation of a commission to address the global increase in childhood obesity, particularly in developing countries, at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, the IAEA hosted the final coordination meeting of CRP E4.30.24 "Nuclear techniques to assess body composition in children and adolescents as a risk factor in the development of chronic diseases" Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW TECDOC 1730: </font>Application of Nuclear Forensics in Illicit Trafficking of Nuclear and other Radioactive Materials  (J02001)

NEW TECDOC 1730: Application of Nuclear Forensics in Illicit Trafficking of Nuclear and other Radioactive Materials (J02001)

2014-04-04 - The CRP and resulting TECDOC 1730 share international experiences in the field of nuclear forensics with a focus on improved procedures and techniques, optimization of nuclear forensic analysis, preservation of evidence, and provision of support to Member States. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW TECDOC 1700: </font>Updated Codes and Methods to Reduce the Calculational Uncertainties on the Reactivity Effects in Liquid Metal Cooled Fast Reactors (I32005)

NEW TECDOC 1700: Updated Codes and Methods to Reduce the Calculational Uncertainties on the Reactivity Effects in Liquid Metal Cooled Fast Reactors (I32005)

2014-01-29 - The CRP, with the participation of research institutes from nine countries, contributed to improving capabilities in sodium-cooled fast reactors simulation through code verification and validation, with particular emphasis on methodologies and tools used for the calculation of reactivity coefficients in industrial-size fast reactors specifically designed for enhancing the utilization of plutonium and minor actinides. A new TECDOC 1700 has been recently published. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Application and development of isotope techniques to evaluate human impacts on water balance and nutrient dynamics of large river basins (F33021)

NEW CRP: Application and development of isotope techniques to evaluate human impacts on water balance and nutrient dynamics of large river basins (F33021)

2014-01-17 - Environmental and anthropogenic land-use changes at basin-scales have dramatically altered the dynamics of the world?s largest rivers and have adversely impacted water quantity as well as quality. This CRP will focus on assessing our understanding of the hydrology of large river basins by applying water isotopes and additional geochemical and isotope parameters as means to constrain water balance and nutrient dynamics in large river basins. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Understanding and Prediction of Thermal-Hydraulics Phenomena Relevant to SCWRs (I31025)

NEW CRP: Understanding and Prediction of Thermal-Hydraulics Phenomena Relevant to SCWRs (I31025)

2014-01-16 - The Super-Critical Water-cooled Reactor (SCWR) is one of the innovative Water Cooled Reactor (WCR) concepts under development. By utilizing its high core outlet coolant temperature, the SCWR is expected to achieve much higher thermal efficiencies than those of conventional WCRs. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Nanosized delivery systems for radiopharmaceuticals (F22064)

NEW CRP: Nanosized delivery systems for radiopharmaceuticals (F22064)

2013-12-19 - The aim of this new CRP is to provide significant improvement in the delivery of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals through the use of nanotechnology.The ability of nano sized, radioactive and targeted nano materials to deliver optimum therapeutic payloads at tumor sites adresses the most important 'unmet clinical need' in nuclear medicine. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW TECDOC 1703: </font>Control Rod Withdrawal and Sodium Natural Circulation Tests Performed during the PHENIX End-of-Life Experiments (I33012)

NEW TECDOC 1703: Control Rod Withdrawal and Sodium Natural Circulation Tests Performed during the PHENIX End-of-Life Experiments (I33012)

2013-10-16 - The CRP, with the participation of institutes from eight countries, contributed to improving capabilities in sodium cooled reactor simulation through code verification and validation, with particular emphasis on temperature and power distribution calculations and the analysis of sodium natural circulation phenomena. A new TECDOC 1703 has been recently published. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Instructive Surfaces and Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Using Radiation Technology (F23030 and E31007)

NEW CRP: Instructive Surfaces and Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Using Radiation Technology (F23030 and E31007)

2013-10-10 - Radiation technologies plays a role in facilitating and speeding up the development of tissue engineering by addressing some of its challenges and opportunities, such as preparation/optimization of instructive scaffolds and their sterilization. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Sodium properties and safe operation of experimental facilities in support of the development and deployment of Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors (NAPRO) (I31024)

NEW CRP: Sodium properties and safe operation of experimental facilities in support of the development and deployment of Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors (NAPRO) (I31024)

2013-10-02 - Due to the increasing interest in innovative Sodium cooled Fast Reactors (SFRs) and the large number of activities to be carried out for its development, it is necessary to promote an efficient collaboration between organizations involved in SFR programmes at national and international level. Read More →

Heavy Charged-particle Interaction Data for Radiotherapy (F43017)

Heavy Charged-particle Interaction Data for Radiotherapy (F43017)

2013-07-31 - This CRP has been successful in bringing together researchers from 12 different institutions for collaboration on experimental and theoretical aspects of atomic and nuclear data for the interaction of protons and carbon therapeutic beams on materials of relevance to radiotherapy. Read More →

Nanoscale Radiation Engineering of Advanced Materials for Potential Biomedical Applications (F23028)

Nanoscale Radiation Engineering of Advanced Materials for Potential Biomedical Applications (F23028)

2013-07-31 - This CRP had a very strong impact on enhancing the research capabilities of the participating institutions in radiation engineering on the nanoscale, for the preparation/modification of new polymer materials intended for biomedical applications. Read more?. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Plasma-Wall Interaction for Irradiated Tungsten and Tungsten Alloys in Fusion Devices (F43021)

NEW CRP: Plasma-Wall Interaction for Irradiated Tungsten and Tungsten Alloys in Fusion Devices (F43021)

2013-07-31 - This CRP will enhance the knowledge base on effects of neutron and surrogate irradiation upon tungsten and tungsten alloy microstructure and thereby upon surface erosion and upon trapping and transport of tritium in tungsten-based plasma-facing materials. Read More →

<font style='color:#A52A2A;'>NEW CRP: </font>Identification of High Confidence Nuclear Forensics Signatures for the Development of a National Nuclear Forensics Library

NEW CRP: Identification of High Confidence Nuclear Forensics Signatures for the Development of a National Nuclear Forensics Library

2013-06-20 - New CRP J02003 on "Identification of High Confidence Nuclear Forensics Signatures for the Development of a National Nuclear Forensics Library". This CRP is now accepting proposals for agreements and contracts, and the interest from qualified institutes within the Member States are most appreciated. Read More →