IRPA http://www.irpa.net/index.asp International Radiation Protection Association en-gb Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:45:10 +0000 Joint Statement -- Meeting on the International Systems of Radiation Protection: Bringing together Protection against Ionising and Non-Ionising Radiation http://www.irpa.net/docs/IRPA ICRP-ICNIRP 2017 Meeting Statement.pdf http://www.irpa.net/docs/IRPA ICRP-ICNIRP 2017 Meeting Statement.pdf Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:16:26 +0000 IRPACUBA date changed by one week to April 16-20, 2018 http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54738 <h2>PLEASE NOTE:</h2> <h2>IRPACUBA date has changed by one week to April 16-20, 2018.</h2> <h2 class="MsoNormal">See&nbsp;<a href="http://www.irpacuba.com/">http://www.irpacuba.com/</a>&nbsp;for more details</h2> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:06:05 +0000 IRPA14 Proceedings are AVAILABLE NOW! http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54739 <p><strong>There is a brand new section on our website for the IRPA14 Proceedings!</strong></p> <p><strong>Check them out here:</strong></p> <p><strong><a href="page.asp?id=2">http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=2</a></strong></p> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:08:49 +0000 Summary Reports from the International Symposium on Radiological Protection in Medicine http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54736 <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 7.5pt; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 11.25pt; margin-left: 0in; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">From the&nbsp;Peruvian Society of Radiation Protection&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 7.5pt; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 11.25pt; margin-left: 0in; line-height: normal;"><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Summary reports from the International Symposium on Radiological Protection in Medicine</span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt;"></span></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 7.5pt; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 11.25pt; margin-left: 0in; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Did you miss the International Symposium on Radiological Protection in Medicine in Peru? The Peruvian Society of Radiation Protection released online the summary reports from the meeting.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 7.5pt; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 11.25pt; margin-left: 0in; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><a href="https://rpop.iaea.org/RPOP/RPoP/Content/News/2017-9-reports.htm?utm_content=buffer84854&amp;utm_medium=social&amp;utm_source=facebook.com&amp;utm_campaign=buffer"><span style="color: blue;">https://rpop.iaea..org/RPOP/RPoP/Content/News/2017-9-reports.htm?utm_content=buffer84854&amp;utm_medium=social&amp;utm_source=facebook.com&amp;utm_campaign=buffer</span></a></span></p> Thu, 2 Nov 2017 19:54:25 +0000 IRPA Response to the ICRP/ICRU Draft Report on Operational Quantities for External Radiation Exposure http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54735 <p>The IRPA has taken the opportunity to comment on the ICRP/ICRU Draft Report on Operational Quantities for External Radiation Exposure.</p> <p><a href="members/IRPA%20response%20to%20ICRU%20on%20Ext%20Dose%20quantities.pdf">Click here to view the IRPA response and statement.</a></p> Thu, 2 Nov 2017 19:47:29 +0000 Passing of Former IRPA President, John Lakey http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54734 <p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span lang="EN-GB">Death of former IRPA President John Lakey</span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB">IRPA is sad to announce the death of one of its former Presidents, Professor John Lakey. John was the IRPA President for the term 1988 &ndash; 1992, which followed an eight year contribution to the IRPA Executive Council as Publications Director. John spent many years of his working life as a Director of Nuclear Science and Technology at the Royal Naval College at Greenwich, in the UK, and he was very active in international relations in radiation protection. He was President of the Society for Radiological Protection in 1976/7. We send our condolences to his family.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><img src="https://srp-uk.org/img/honorary/honorary-member-0018.png" alt="" /></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB"><br /></span></p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:01:04 +0000 Issues of Interest Arising from the EC Article 31 Meeting (May 2017) and IAEA Radiation Safety Standards Committee (RASSC June 2017) http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54731 <p><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; line-height: 115%;" lang="EN-GB">&nbsp;</span>IRPA President Roger Coates has offered some words on issues of interest arising from the EC Article 31 Meeting (May 2017) and IAEA Radiation Safety Standards Committee (RASSC June 2017).</p> <p><a href="members/Issues%20of%20Interest%20Arising%20from%20the%20EC%20Article31%20&amp;%20RASSC.docx">Click here to read about these issues of interest.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 18.75pt; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 7.5pt; margin-left: 0in; line-height: 18.0pt; mso-outline-level: 2;">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:44:12 +0000 ICRU Report No. 91 Has Been Released http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54733 <p><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">ICRU Report No. 91, Prescribing, Recording, and Reporting of Stereotactic Treatments with Small Photo Beams has just been released.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><a href="http://www.icrp.org/docs/ICRU%20RELEASES%20REPORT%20NO.%2091.pdf">More information can be found here from the ICRU.</a></span></p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:55:06 +0000 Draft Joint Report of ICRU and ICRP for Consultation: Operational Quantities for External Radiation Exposure http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54732 <h4 style="line-height: 1.1em; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; padding: 7px 7px 17px 0px;"> <p class="MsoNormal">The draft ICRU and ICRP report Operational Quantities for External Radiation Exposure is now available for public consultation.<span style="font-size: 22.5pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;"></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><a href="http://www.icrp.org/page.asp?id=355">Visit the ICRP Website here for more information.</a></span></p> </h4> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:51:14 +0000 Report of IRPA Task Group on the Impact of the Eye Lens Dose Limits http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54729 <p style="margin: 0in; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in;"><span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 9pt;">The m</span><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">emorandum of the IRPA Task Group on </span><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt; color: #333333;">the impact of the lens of the eye dose limits has been </span><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">published by the Journal of Radiological Protection.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">It can be found here:</p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;"><a href="https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6498/aa604b">https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6498/aa604b</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:18:55 +0000 UNSCEAR 2016 Report http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54726 <div> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 6.25in; border-collapse: collapse; mso-yfti-tbllook: 1184; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 0in 0in;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="600"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; padding: 6.75pt 0in 0in;" valign="top"> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 100.0%; border-collapse: collapse; mso-yfti-tbllook: 1184; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 0in 0in;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="padding: 6.75pt 6.75pt 6.75pt 6.75pt;" valign="top"> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 100.0%; border-collapse: collapse; mso-yfti-tbllook: 1184; mso-table-lspace: 2.25pt; mso-table-rspace: 2.25pt; mso-table-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-table-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-table-left: left; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 0in 0in;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="padding: 0in 6.75pt 0in 6.75pt;" valign="top"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;"><img id="_x0000_i1025" style="width: 1.766in;" src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/5602728f90593515c7738be34/images/ca20ad31-aa4d-4206-9f0e-3d93d1bf420a.jpg" alt="" width="170" /></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border-top: none; border-right: none; border-left: none; border-image: initial; border-bottom: 1.5pt solid #eaeaea; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; padding: 0in 0in 6.75pt;" valign="top"> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 100.0%; border-collapse: collapse; mso-yfti-tbllook: 1184; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 0in 0in;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="padding: 6.75pt 0in 0in 0in;" valign="top"> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 100.0%; border-collapse: collapse; mso-yfti-tbllook: 1184; mso-table-lspace: .45pt; margin-left: -1.8pt; mso-table-rspace: .45pt; margin-right: -1.8pt; mso-table-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-table-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-table-left: left; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 0in 0in;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 6.25in; padding: 0in 0in 0in 0in;" width="600" valign="top"> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 100.0%; border-collapse: collapse; mso-yfti-tbllook: 1184; mso-table-lspace: 2.25pt; mso-table-rspace: 2.25pt; mso-table-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-table-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-table-left: left; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 0in 0in;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="padding: 0in 13.5pt 6.75pt 13.5pt;" valign="top"> <h1><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 125%; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">Please be informed that the UNSCEAR 2016 Report, with its 4 scientific annexes, is now available on the UNSCEAR website at <a href="http://unscear.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=5602728f90593515c7738be34&amp;id=536290e3e7&amp;e=7b46915774"><span style="color: #2baadf;">http://www.unscear.org/unscear/en/publications/2016.html</span></a><br /> </span></h1> <h1><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 125%; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">Further, the press release announcing the same is available at <a href="http://unscear.us13.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=5602728f90593515c7738be34&amp;id=1272b1c346&amp;e=7b46915774"><span style="color: #2baadf;">http://www.unscear.org/docs/media/UNSCEAR_2016_report_pressrelease.pdf</span></a><br /> </span></h1> <h1></h1> <p><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 125%; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><br /></span></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> Mon, 6 Mar 2017 16:44:52 +0000 17th Workshop of the European ALARA Network http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54725 <div></div> <h1><a href="members/EAN%2017th%20workshop.pdf">CLICK HERE FOR EVENT DETAILS!</a></h1> <div></div> <div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top: 7.5pt; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: 7.5pt; margin-left: 0in; line-height: 150%;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin; color: #505050;">The next&nbsp;workshop of the European&nbsp;ALARA Network will deal with the challenges posed by the&nbsp;application of the ALARA principle in emergency exposures situations. It is organized jointly with&nbsp;NERIS platform.</span><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin; color: #505050;"><br /> </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin; color: #505050;">The&nbsp;workshop&nbsp;will be held from 15 to&nbsp;17 May 2017&nbsp;at <em>Instituto Superior Technico</em>,&nbsp;Bobadela, near Lisbon, Portugal.</span><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin; color: #505050;"></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li class="MsoNormal" style="color: #505050; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; line-height: 150%; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin;">If you are interested and&nbsp;wish for more information, please have a look here at the <strong><a href="http://eu-alara.us12.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=4c7b37aa0d07fc63ce82715d3&amp;id=9ec428fab4&amp;e=4397c20991" target="_blank"><span style="color: #6acc3b; font-weight: normal;">EAN website</span></a></strong>&nbsp;;</span><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin;"></span></li> <li class="MsoNormal" style="color: #505050; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; line-height: 150%; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin;">If you are <strong><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">really</span></em></strong> interested, please go to the <strong><a href="http://eu-alara.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=4c7b37aa0d07fc63ce82715d3&amp;id=cb93f38c2b&amp;e=4397c20991" target="_blank"><span style="color: #6acc3b; font-weight: normal;">registration website</span></a></strong> !</span><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-latin;"></span></li> </ul> </div> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:11:55 +0000 Conference Notes for CIPRaM 2016 - Held in Madrid, Spain, Oct 2016 http://www.irpa.net/docs/CIPRaM_short note.pdf http://www.irpa.net/docs/CIPRaM_short note.pdf Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:18:32 +0000 ETRAP 2017 - Deadline Extension http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54724 <h1 style="margin-top: 0.6em; margin-bottom: 0.6em; line-height: 15.6px; font-size: 1.2em; font-family: Optima, Lucida, &quot;MgOpen Cosmetica&quot;, &quot;Lucida Sans Unicode&quot;, sans-serif; text-align: center;">ETRAP 2017 - 6th International Conference on Education and Training in Radiological Protection</h1> <h3 style="line-height: 27.3px; font-size: 22.75px; font-family: Optima, Lucida, &quot;MgOpen Cosmetica&quot;, &quot;Lucida Sans Unicode&quot;, sans-serif; text-align: center;">30 May - 2 June 2017 in Valencia, Spain &nbsp;</h3> <h3 style="line-height: 27.3px; font-size: 22.75px; font-family: Optima, Lucida, &quot;MgOpen Cosmetica&quot;, &quot;Lucida Sans Unicode&quot;, sans-serif; text-align: center;">Call for Papers - REMINDER</h3> <h4 style="line-height: 20.28px; font-size: 15.6px; font-family: Optima, Lucida, &quot;MgOpen Cosmetica&quot;, &quot;Lucida Sans Unicode&quot;, sans-serif; text-align: center;">There has been a deadline extension - abstracts for ETRAP 2017 are now due <strong>January 29, 2017.</strong></h4> <h1 style="margin-top: 0.6em; margin-bottom: 0.6em; line-height: 15.6px; font-size: 1.2em; font-family: Optima, Lucida, &quot;MgOpen Cosmetica&quot;, &quot;Lucida Sans Unicode&quot;, sans-serif; text-align: center;"><a style="color: #0091a6;" href="members/ETRAP%202017%20-%20Deadline%20Extension.pdf">Details Here!</a></h1> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:18:33 +0000 Dr. Charles Mistretta Selected to Receive 18th Gray Medal http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54723 <h2>The 18th Gray Medal recipient has been selected.</h2> <h2>Congratulations, Dr. Charles Mistretta.</h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3 style="text-align: center;"><a href="members/18th%20Gray%20Medal%20Recipient%20Selected.pdf">Details here!</a></h3> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:53:18 +0000 6th International Conference on Education and Training in Radiological Protection http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54722 <h1 style="text-align: center;">ETRAP 2017 - 6th International Conference on Education and Training in Radiological Protection</h1> <h3 style="text-align: center;">30 May - 2 June 2017 in Valencia, Spain &nbsp;</h3> <h3 style="text-align: center;">Call for Papers - REMINDER</h3> <h4 style="text-align: center;"></h4> <h4 style="text-align: center;">This is a reminder that abstracts for ETRAP 2017 are due January 15, 2017.</h4> <h4 style="text-align: center;"></h4> <h1 style="text-align: center;"><a href="members/6th%20International%20Conference%20on%20Education%20and%20Training%20in%20Radiological%20Protection.pdf">Details Here!</a></h1> Fri, 6 Jan 2017 17:25:15 +0000 4th Regional IRPA-IOMP-WHO Workshop on Radiation Safety Culture in Healthcare http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54721 <p><a href="members/IRPA-4th%20Regional%20IRPA-IOMP-WHO-Workshop-Feb%202017-Blue.pdf"><img style="float: right; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; border: 1px solid black;" src="members/2016-12-16%204th%20Regional%20IRPA-IOMP-WHO-Workshop.jpg" alt="" width="250" /></a>After IRPA&rsquo;s publication on &lsquo;Guiding Principles on Radiation Protection Culture&rsquo;, IRPA, IOMP and WHO launched a joint project on Radiation Safety Culture in Healthcare, open to national, regional, and international partners. The purpose of the project is to collect feedback from key stakeholders for the development of a framework document on establishment and maintenance of a Radiation Safety Culture in Health Care (RSCHC).</p> <p>A first regional workshop for Latin American countries was organized in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in April 2015, a second for European countries in Geneva, Switzerland in December 2015, and a third for African countries in Stellenbosch, South Africa, in November 2016.</p> <p>This fourth regional workshop organized in Doha, Qatar, in February 2017 is aimed to collect feedback on challenges and opportunities of advanced technologies from Eastern Mediterranean countries.</p> <p><a href="members/IRPA-4th%20Regional%20IRPA-IOMP-WHO-Workshop-Feb%202017-Blue.pdf">Download Brochure</a></p> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:04:56 +0000 IAEA Radiation Safety Standards Committee Meeting, November 2016 http://www.irpa.net/docs/2016-12-09 RASSC.pdf http://www.irpa.net/docs/2016-12-09 RASSC.pdf Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:30:43 +0000 Passing of Bo Lindell http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54720 <p><img style="float: left; margin: 10px;" src="members/Lindell.jpg" alt="" width="200" />Bo Lindell passed away peacefully at the age of 94 in Stockholm, Sweden, on November 10, 2016.</p> <p>Bo was a giant in radiological protection.</p> <p>He was Director of SSI, the predecessor of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, Str&aring;ls&auml;kerhetsmyndigheten, from 1965-1982, and a member of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) from 1965-1988.</p> <p>He served as ICRP Scientific Secretary from 1957-1962, the 5<sup>th</sup> to hold the post and the first Swede. He was a member of the Main Commission since 1962, during which time he served as a member of Committee 4 (1962-1965), Chairman of Committee 3 (1965-1977), ICRP Vice-Chairman (1969-1977) under Rolf Sievert and Sir Eric Pochin, and then as the 8<sup>th</sup> ICRP Chairman (1977-1985). Upon leaving his position of ICRP Chairman, he was appointed for life as an Emeritus Member of the Main Commission, an honourary distinction in appreciation of extraordinary contributions to ICRP.</p> <p>Few have had such a long and illustrious role in ICRP. &nbsp;Among his many important contributions, he played a central role in the development of the 1977 Recommendations of the ICRP (ICRP <em>Publication 26</em>). These recommendations laid out the fundamental structure of the system of radiological protection still used today.</p> <p>Bo also played a key role in the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA). He was elected to the first IRPA Executive Council in 1966, serving two terms until 1973.</p> <p>To mark his passing, for the first time an excerpt of an interview of Bo Lindell conducted in May 2012 as part of the ICRP Oral History Project has been released.</p> <p><a title="Excerpt of May 2012 Interview with Bo Lindell" href="http://www.icrp.org/admin/ICRP%20Oral%20History%20Project-%20An%20Excerpt%20of%20an%20Interview%20with%20Bo%20Lindell.pdf" target="_blank">Excerpt of May 2012 Interview with Bo Lindell</a></p> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:33:10 +0000 IRPA Bulletin - Issue 11 Now Available. http://www.irpa.net/page.asp?id=54719 <h2></h2> <h2>Check out the latest IRPA Bulletin - Issue 11 here:</h2> <h2><a href="members/54592/%7B8CBABD9B-F33E-4A1C-9616-B3ADB3B50209%7D/IRPA%20Bulletin%2011.pdf">Issue 11</a></h2> <h2>All past bulletins can be found here on the <a href="page.asp?id=54592">IRPA Bulletin Page</a></h2> <h2></h2> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:11:25 +0000