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Archives for March 2015

International Workshop on Nuclear Safety

The international workshop on nuclear safety was held at UC Berkeley (Berkeley, California, USA) on March 23-24, 2015. The theme of this workshop, “From accident mitigation to resilient society facing extreme situations” gathered a wide variety of participants from science and engineering to humanities. This symposium was organized in collaboration between the Nuclear Engineering Department […]

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Durbin Lecture on Medical Response to Nuclear or Radiological Incident

C. Norman Coleman of the National Institutes of Health will present the sixth annual Pat Durbin Memorial Lecture on April 1, at 4 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. He will discuss “Preparing and Responding To the Health and Medical Consequences of a Nuclear or Radiological Incident: The Essential Roles for Science, Complex Systems and […]

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Video: No Threshold for Fear

As an individual who has not only worked directly with the Japanese government, but also had first hand experience in Fukushima, John D. Boice, Jr., Sc.D. discusses some of the societal and health impacts of the Fukushima reactor meltdown in 2011 in the Youtube video, No Threshold for Fear.  This video is made solely for educational […]

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International Symposium on Radiological Resilience and Beyond

The inaugural International Symposium on Radiological Resilience and Beyond will be held at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, California, USA) on Friday, April 10th, 2015. Concurrent with the opening of the Institute for Resilient Communities, this symposium will be a great opportunity to present and discuss topics related to the current needs for increasing societal […]

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Nor-Cal Teachers Gather for Workshop at UCB Dept. of Nuclear Engineering

March 13, 2015 – High-school teachers from throughout Northern California are visiting the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley to learn about basic concepts in nuclear science and engineering. In contrast to the previous years, one of the goals of this workshop is the introduction of experiments that can be performed at high schools […]

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Partners

USA City of Berkeley UC Berkeley Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Northern California Chapter, Health Physics Society Northern California Section, American Nuclear Society JAPAN Koriyama City University of Tokyo Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) National Institute for Radiological Sciences (NIRS) National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) FRANCE Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission […]

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Lauren Janney

Intern, Passport Systems
B.S. Nuclear Engineering
RadWatch
UC Berkeley, 2015

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Mark Swanson

Research Associate, BAA
B.S. Nuclear Engineering
RadWatch
UC Berkeley, 2015

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IRC Team Meets with NOAA; USS Independence Wreck Sought

March 3, 2015 – Kai Vetter, Ryan Pavlovsky, and Joey Curtis are meeting Jim Delgado and his team from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency in Half Moon Bay to discuss the upcoming exploration of the USS Independence which was sunk in 1951 South of the Farallon Islands.

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Dahlia An

Research Associate
Chemical Sciences Division
LBNL
dan@lbl.gov

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