2024 Election of the Executive Council Members of the Association
2024-04-14 During the IRPA General Assembly which will be held during IRPA16 in Orlando, Florida on July 10, 2024, new Executive Council Members will be elected. Follow the link to see the candidate profiles and find more information on the election process.
IRPA-IAEA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
2024-01-08 As IRPA President, Dr. Bernard Le Guen, wrote in the September IRPA Bulletin, IRPA has recently signed an MoU with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). A copy of the agreement is now posted on the IRPA website - check it out to see all the details!
The September 2023 IRPA Bulletin is now online!
2023-10-10 The latest issue has lots of updates and news - including the newly signed MOU between IRPA and the IAEA!
IRPA16 Call for Papers Extended
2023-10-03 The deadline for submitting abstracts for IRPA 16 has been extended to Dec. 1, 2023. Visit the IRPA 16 website ( to submit an abstract and for other details.
IRPA16 call for papers is now open!
2023-07-31 The 16th International Congress of the IRPA (IRPA16) will take place during July 7-12, 2024, in Orlando, USA, with the theme: Radiation Harmonization: Standing United for Protection. All abstracts must be submitted by 1 October 2023.
IRPA Bulletin - June 2023
2023-07-07 The latest issue of the IRPA Bulletin is now online!
Meeting on the International Systems of Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection: A commitment to collaborate
2023-07-04 The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) met in Munich, Germany on 26-28 June. The objectives of the meeting were to increase mutual understanding of the approaches and systems of Radiation Protection, and to explore possibilities for continued collaboration. The organisations agreed on a joint statement.
2024 Rolf M. Sievert Award
2023-05-01 IRPA is pleased to announce Dr. Maria del Rosario Perez as the winner of the 2024 Rolf M. Sievert Award
IRPA and the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) sign a renewed agreement
2023-04-21 This renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) promotes the safe use of radiation in healthcare without compromising on quality of care. We are confident that this MoU will serve as a foundation for fruitful collaboration and look forward to the opportunities it will bring.
IRPA16 First Announcement
2023-04-06 We are very pleased to share the First Announcement for IRPA16, taking place 7-12 July, 2024, in Orlando, Florida, USA
IRPA Bulletin - March 2023
2023-03-31 Check out our first IRPA Bulletin for 2023
World Health Organization Update
2023-02-14 The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its list of medicines that should be stockpiled for radiological and nuclear emergencies, along with policy advice for their appropriate management.
IRPA Bulletin - December 2022
2022-12-22 Our last Bulletin for 2022 has been posted online! Season's greetings and all the best wishes for 2023
IRPA Bulletin - September 2022
2022-09-27 Catch up on all the IRPA news in our latest Bulletin!
June 2022 IRPA Bulletin
2022-07-19 The June 2022 issue of the IRPA Bulletin is now available!
Read the first issue of the IRPA Bulletin for 2022 - online now!
Opportunity to work with ICRP Scientific Secretariat
IRPA signs a memorandum of understanding with the International Society of Radiology
The December 2021 issue of the IRPA Bulletin is now online
The September 2021 IRPA Bulletin (2021) is online!
Check out IRPA Bulletin 30!
IRPA mourns the loss of Wolfgang Weiss,
Webinar: Fukushima health monitoring
IRPA Bulletin 29 is now posted
Webinaire EDF -IRPA - "Fukushima: 10 years on - An update on thyroid ultrasound examinations and affected population"
Reminder: The IRPA General Assembly is on 14 January!
2021-01-12 IRPA EC
IRPA EC Releases 2016-2020 Term Report
2021-01-09 IRPA EC
IRPA is very sad to note the passing of the last of IRPA's founders, Rupprecht Maushart
Second consultation on a draft IRPA Guiding Principles on Reasonableness in Optimisation of Radiation Protection
2020-11-06 IRPA EC
Welcome Chile!
2020-11-04 IRPA's newest Associate Society
IRPA 15 Update: Reduced Fees and Programme Outline
2020-11-03 IRPA 15
IRPA15 General Assembly and Associate Societies Forum
2020-10-22 IRPA EC
European Atlas of Natural Radiation just released
2020-10-22 Reference values and harmonised data for the scientific community and national authorities
Practical Guidance for Engagement with the Public on Radiation and Risk
2020-10-01 IRPA EC
IRPA 15 Congress Update
2020-10-01 IRPA EC
Coronavirus and the IRPA15 International Congress (Seoul, 18-22 January 2021)
2020-09-01 IRPA
IRPA Commentary on Radon Dose Coefficients
2020-08-25 IRPA EC
International Conference on Education and Training in Radiation Protection Call for Abstracts
2020-07-16 ETRAP
Bo Lindell's Full 4-Book Series is now available for free in English
Japan Health Physics Society - 29 June Webinar on Tritium
2020-06-16 JHPS
Education and Training during Virus Lockdown
2020-05-06 IRPA EC
ICRU RELEASES REPORT NO. 94, Methods for Initial-Phase Assessment of Individual Doses Following Acute Exposures to Ionizing Radiation
2020-04-16 ICRU
New Guidelines Released by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection
Bo Lindell's History of Radiation, Radioactivity, and Radiological Protection, Third book, The Labours of Hercules, now also available for free in English!
IRPA announces postponement of the IRPA15 Congress
ICRP Announces Freeing of the Annals
ALARA and Reasonableness
Conclusions from IAEA Meeting on Radon Dose Coefficients
2020 Sievert Award: Professor Eliseo Vano
IRPA15 Oral Abstract Deadline Extended to October 31
2019-10-04 IRPA15