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Training for the next generation of leaders in the field of radiological protection

Based on an initiative from Sweden, OECD-NEA’s CRPPH (Committee on Radiological Protection and Public Health) produced a training programme in 2018 directed at tomorrow’s leaders in the field of radiological protection. This year, the programme will be held during the period 19-23 August, at Stockholm University. International experts will attend as lecturers and share their experiences in the form of case studies. Applications are to be submitted via OECD-NEA’s website no later than 31 May 2019.

Nina Cromnier future Director General of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority

The Swedish Government has issued the decision to appoint Nina Cromnier as new Director General of the Authority (SSM). Ms Cromnier will take up the post on 1 June 2019. Nina Cromnier is presently Director General of the Swedish Chemicals Agency, which she has headed since 2010.  Prior to this, Ms Cromnier has 15 years of experience from the Ministry of the Environment.

Celebrating 90 Years of Expertise – Radiological Protection in the Next Decade

In 2018, ICRP and ICRU celebrated their respective 90th anniversaries. To highlight these anniversaries, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, in collaboration with ICRP and ICRU, hosted a two-day colloquium in Stockholm on 17-18 October 2018. The topic of the colloquium was 90 years of radiation science and radiation protection, with a focus on what is on the horizon in terms of developments in the sciences and the evolution of society.