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Refresher courses

The following courses have been preliminary scheduled. More detailed information will appear on this page as soon as possible.

Monday 08.30 – 09.30

Refresher course 1: How to write a scientific paper on radiation protection Lecturer: Adrie J.J. Bos Affiliation: Editor-in-Chief of the journal Radiation Measurements and Senior researcher and lecturer at Delft University of Technology

Refresher course 2: DRL in relation to image quality Lecturer: Hilde Bosmans

Refresher course 3: Radioactive Sources – Security Culture Lecturer: Dr Chris Englefield Affiliation: CSSS Visiting Research Fellow in Radiological Security, Department of War Studies, Kings College London

Refresher course 4: Identification of NORM cases and existing regulatory context Lecturer: Bogusław Michalik Affiliation: Silesian Centre for Environmental Radioactivity Central Mining Institute

Monday 09.45 – 10.45

Refresher course 5: History, evolution and rationale of the RP system and in particular dose restrictions Lecturer: Jean-Francois Lecomte Affiliation: Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire

Refresher course 6: Procedure for monitoring the dose to the lens of the eye, the skin and the extremities Lecturer: Mercé Ginjaume Affiliation: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Refresher course 7: Radiological and Nuclear Events: Planning and Response Lecturer: Dr Merriline Vedamony Affiliation: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Refresher course 8: NORM characterisation and applied metrology Lecturer: Leo van Velzen Affiliation: Environmental and Nuclear Consultant

Monday 11.00 – 12.00

Refresher course 9: The Young Generation in RP: Current Situation, Possibilities and Challenges Lecturer: Sylvain Andresz Affiliation: Junior Researcher at the Nuclear Protection Evaluation Centre

Refresher course 10: Computational Dosimetry and Modelling in support of Radiation Protection Lecturer: Pedro Vaz Affiliation: Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares, Universidade de Lisboa

Refresher course 11: From fundamental safety principles to operational radiation protection programmes Lecturer: A. Shokr

Refresher course 12: The presence of radon in indoor air Lecturer: Prof. Hans Vanmarcke Affiliation: Head of the Interdisciplinary Biosciences Expert Group at SCK•CEN

Refresher course 28: Medical Surveillance with focus on periodic examination of the eye Lecturer: Bart Goessens Affiliation: Occupational Health Physician at the AMD, Univeristy Hospital in Nijmegen

Wednesday 08.30 – 09.30

Refresher course 13: Applied Radiological Risk Communication for the 21st Century Lecturer: Tanja Perko Affiliation: Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK•CEN and University of Antwerp, Belgium

Refresher course 14: Hazards of optical radiation and guidelines for avoidance of damage Lecturer: Prof. Per Söderberg Affiliation: Uppsala University Sweden and former member of ICNIRP

Refresher course 15: Enhancing radiation safety culture in older nuclear installations Lecturer: Folkert Draaisma

Refresher course 16: Residential Radon Lung Cancer Risk Estimation Lecturer: James Mc Laughlin Affiliation: President of the European Radon Assoiciation and Emeritus staff at the University College in Dublin

Wednesday 09.45 – 10.45

Refresher course 17: Applying the Content-Form-Source framework to risk perception Lecturer: Jop Groeneweg Affiliation: Leiden University

Refresher course 18: Intelligent Technical Approaches to Patient CT Dose Reduction Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Willi Kalender Affiliation: Chairman at the Intstitute of Medical Physics

Refresher course 19: Early and Late Deterministic Effects of Ionizing Radiation: Concepts and Variables Lecturer: Jan van Wondergem Affiliation: Leiden Universitair Medisch Centrum

Refresher course 20: Decommissioning of Non-Nuclear Facilities Lecturer: André Bloot (i.c.w. Piet Louwrier) Affiliation: ApplusRTD

Wednesday 11.00 – 12.00

Refresher course 21: From power lines to mobile phones: are non-ionizing electromagnetic fields hazardous? Lecturer: Eric van Rongen Affiliation: Health Council of the Netherlands and chairman ov ICNIRP

Refresher course 22: HERCA CT Dose Optimization Self-Commitmens with a Focus on Model Observer for Image Quality Assessment Lecturer: Roy Irwan Affiliation: Toshiba Medical Systems Europe BV

Refresher course 23: Low dose radiation effects: mechanisms and dose-response curves Lecturer: Dik van Gent Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Refresher course 24: Environmental Remediation: from Site Characterisation to the End State. Lecturer: Dr. Christian Kunze Affiliation: Managing partner at IAF-Radioökologie GmbH

Wednesday 13.30 – 17.00

Refresher course 25-27: Education & Training / EUTERP