Origin of radioactivity

Please refer to the Dutch or French webpages for a brief introduction on radioactivity, or consult the UNEP booklet 'Radiation: effects and sources'. This publication is largely based on the findings of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR), a subsidiary body of the United Nations General Assembly and for which the United Nations Environment Programme provides the secretariat. This publication is also available on other languages, such as Dutch, French and German. In cases of discrepancy, the original English text will prevail.

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BVS-ABR Newsletter N° 175
22 NOV2022

The new edition of our newsletter is now online - enjoy reading!

ICRP Advice: Protection in Case of
12 OCT2022

Although we hope this information will never need to be put into action, ICRP has summarised publicly available information on protection in case of nuclear detonation.

PIANOFORTE mobility grants
4 OCT2022

Combined, the PIANOFORTE offers € 40 000 support as mobility grants for early career researchers in radiation sciences and professionals.

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