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  • USTUR signs MOU with the Centre for Radiation Chemical and Environmental Hazards

    Last December, the USTUR signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Centre for Radiation Chemical and Environmental Hazards (CRCE), Public Health England. This partnership formalizes collaboration between the two organizations, and allows PHE to share its newly developed internal dosimetry software, Taurus, with the USTUR for research purposes. Initially, the USTUR will work with the base model, which is designed for operational dose assessment. However, PHE is also designing an advanced version of Taurus for use in research, which the USTUR will use to model individual registrant cases. This partnership was facilitated by Sergei Tolmachev (USTUR … » More …

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  • Tabatadze appointed to WSU Radiation Safety Committee

    USTUR Assistant Research Professor George Tabatadze was appointed as a member of the WSU Radiation Safety Committee (RSC). The RSC establishes and ensures compliance with radiation protection policies, reviews applications for and approves use of radioactive materials and radiation producing machines, and audits Radiation Safety Office records.

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  • Postdoctoral Opportunity at the USTUR

    A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available immediately at the USTUR. The research will focus on evaluation of uncertainties in radiation dose assessment for internally deposited radionuclides in support of radiation epidemiology. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work on several biokinetic modeling projects in close collaboration with operational health physicists, biostatisticians, and radiochemists.

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  • Tolmachev gives invited presentations at Centre for Environmental Radioactivity workshops

    The Centre for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD), held a series of workshops in conjunction with its annual conference. USTUR director, Sergei Tolmachev, was invited to present at two of these workshops: Human Health Effects Following Severe Nuclear Events (February 3) and Particle Characteristics and Nuclear Forensic (February 5).

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