Rolf M. Sievert Award

Commencing with the 1973 IRPA Congress, each International Congress has been opened by the Sievert Lecture which is presented by the winner of the Sievert Award. This award is in honour of Rolf M. Sievert, a pioneer in radiation physics and radiation protection.

The Sievert Award consists of a suitable scroll, certificate or parchment, containing the name of the recipient, the date it is presented, and an indication that the award honours the memory of Professor Rolf M. Sievert.

The recipients of the Sievert Award are listed below:

1973 Prof. Bo Lindell
Sweden

Radiation and Man
Health Physics 31 (September), pp 265-272, 1976

1977 Prof. W.V. Mayneord
United Kingdom

The Time Factor in Carcinogenesis
Health Physics 34 (April), pp 297-309, 1978

1980 Dr. Lauriston. S. Taylor
USA

Some Nonscientific Influences on Radiation Protection Standards and Practice
Health Physics 39 (December), pp 851-874, 1980

1984 Sir Edward Pochin
United Kingdom

Sieverts and Safety
Health Physics 46(6), pp 1173-1179, 1984

1988 Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jacobi
Germany

Environmental Radioactivity and Man
Health Physics 55(6), pp 845-853, 1988

1992 Dr. Giovanni Silini
Italy

Ethical Issues in Radiation Protection
Health Physics 63(2), pp 139-148, 1992

1996 Dr. Daniel Beninson
Argentina

Risk of Radiation at Low Doses
Health Physics 71(2), pp 122-125, 1996

2000 Prof. Dr. Itsuzo Shigematsu
Japan

Lessons from Atomic Bomb Survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Health Physics 78(3), pp 234-241, 2000

2004 Dr. Abel J. Gonzalez
Argentina

Protecting Life against the Detrimental Effects Atributable to Radiation Exposure: Towards a Globally Harmonized Radiation Protection Regime
Paper prepared for IRPA

2008 Prof. Christian Streffer
Germany

Radiological Protection: Challenges and Fascination of Biological Research
Stralenschutz Praxis 2009/2, pp 35-45, 2009

2012 Dr. Richard Osborne
Canada

A Story of T
Lightly edited transcript of Dr. Osborne's lecture

2016 Dr. John Boice
USA

 How to Protect the Public When you Can't Measure the Risk - The Role of Radiation Epidemiology