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Joint ROSATOM-IAEA School on Non-Power Nuclear Applications
September 28 - September 30
The school will be held in a hybrid format from 28 to 30 September 2021 (virtual part) and from 09 to 11 November 2021 in St. Petersburg, Russia (face-to-face part).
The purpose of the NPNA School is to provide a comprehensive overview of current and future development of nuclear science and numerous applications of nuclear technologies, providing Member States with capacity building on selected topics, to address emerging needs in the non-power industry, broadening the knowledge of managers and leaders involved in the establishment of national and regional Center for Nuclear Science and Technology.
A Center for Nuclear Science and Technology (CNST) comprises a research reactor and several laboratories, including a radioisotope lab that produces radioisotopes for medical, industrial, and agricultural purposes, a radiobiology lab for agricultural research and experiments, a radiation material science complex to study and develop new materials, etc. A CNST project can also include a nuclear medicine centre to diagnose/treat cardiac, oncological, and neurological diseases, as well as a multipurpose irradiation centre where agricultural products, medical consumables can be treated with radiation, and properties of different materials can be modified.
This Joint ROSATOM-IAEA School on Non-Power Nuclear Applications will be conducted through the combination of classroom lectures, exercises, group discussions, brief presentations by participants, and technical visits to Almazov National Medical Research Center, Krylov State Research Centre and State Budgetary Healthcare Institution “Saint-Petersburg Clinical Scientific and Practical Center for Specialised Types of Medical Care (Oncological)” during the face-to-face part.
The School’s working language is English.
Participation and Registration
Applications will be accepted through the official IAEA channels. All applicants wishing to participate in the school have to be nominated by a National Liaison Officer of an IAEA Member State.
Dates: 23-25 August 2021 (virtual part) / 09-11 November 2021 (face-to-face part)*
Venue: Rosatom Technical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia
School coordinators (responsible for substantive matters):
Ms Alesia IUNIKOVA, Director of the International Cooperation Center, Rosatom Tech, AVIunikova@rosatomtech.ru;
School coordinators (responsible for administrative matters):
Ms Anastasiia EMELIANOVA, Project Manager, Rosatom Tech, AVEmelianova@rosatomtech.ru
* dates may change due to the pandemic situation