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Published: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:15:00 +0100

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IAEA Director General Highlights Achievements for Development at November Board Meeting

2017-11-23 13:15

Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted the IAEA’s work to help Member States achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and provided an update on the modernisation of the Agency’s nuclear applications laboratories in his statement to the Board of Governors.


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Looking inside Hearts in Argentina: Using Nuclear Science to Find Disease

2017-11-22 10:30

Injection in, arms up, eyes closed. This is how 81-year-old Lola Fiskel plunges her body into a futuristic-looking machine at the Nuclear Diagnostics Centre Foundation in Buenos Aires.


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Indonesian Radiation Oncologists Overcome Distances, Build Skills Through Telemedicine

2017-11-21 10:30

When radiation oncologist Soehartati Gondhowiardjo came across a difficult case of thymic carcinoma last month, she knew she would want to share the lessons learned with her colleagues.


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Experts Share Ideas to Strengthen Physical Protection of Nuclear Material at IAEA Conference

2017-11-20 15:15

Last week, some 700 participants shared ideas, experiences and best practices to further enhance the physical protection of nuclear material and facilities against theft or sabotage.


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Researcher Wins IAEA Nuclear Fusion Prize for Physics Insight into Reaching High-Performance Operation in Fusion Devices

2017-11-15 17:15

Francois Ryter from Germany's Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics has won the IAEA's 2017 Nuclear Fusion Journal Prize for experimental work elucidating a mechanism that can trigger a fusion plasma to a state that allows the fusion device to operate under high performance, the journal’s Board of Editors has announced.


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IAEA Now Has More Inspection Powers in Iran, Increased Knowledge of Its Nuclear Programme – Director General

2017-11-14 15:30

The IAEA carries out stronger inspection activities in Iran and knows more about its nuclear programme as a result of the international agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Director General Yukiya Amano said in a speech at Harvard University today.


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Conference on the Protection of Nuclear Material and Facilities Commences in Vienna

2017-11-13 17:00

The International Conference on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities commenced at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna today, bringing together around 700 participants representing governments, regulatory bodies, nuclear facilities, academia, industry and civil society.


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Call for Papers: Abstracts for URAM-2018 Due 30 November

2017-11-13 12:00

Interested presenters have until 30 November to submit their abstracts for the IAEA International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economics and Environmental Issues (URAM-2018), to be held in Vienna, Austria, from 25 to 29 June 2018.


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IAEA Focused on Delivering Concrete Results, Director General Says at UN

2017-11-10 14:45

Director General Yukiya Amano addressed the United Nations General Assembly today and spoke about developments and milestones reached over the past year in the IAEA’s efforts to improve the lives of people around the world through the use of nuclear science and technology.


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IAEA COP23 Side Event: Nuclear Innovation Can Help Achieve Climate Goals

2017-11-09 16:30

The goal of limiting the global temperature increase to well below 2˚C requires new climate policies, investment incentives, and a massive adoption of low carbon energy technologies, including nuclear power, participants at an IAEA side event to the Bonn Climate Change Conference heard yesterday.


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Call for Papers: Abstracts for Conference on Human Resource Development for Nuclear Power Programmes Due 31 January 2018

2017-11-09 15:15

Interested participants have until 1 December to submit an abstract for a paper presentation at the Third International Conference on Human Resource Development for Nuclear Power Programmes: Meeting Challenges to Ensure the Future Nuclear Workforce Capability, to be held in Gyeongju, South Korea, from 28 to 31 May 2018.


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Fighting Climate Change, Doubling Incomes: Rice Variety Developed with Nuclear Techniques Expands in Indonesia

2017-11-08 14:45

Stocky, strong and quick to ripen – that is how Indonesian farmers like their rice, and that is exactly what nuclear science has delivered to them.


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IAEA Holds First Course on Safety Leadership for Junior and Mid-Level Nuclear Professionals

2017-11-06 10:00

The IAEA concluded its first training course last week for nuclear and radiological young professionals, aimed at strengthening their safety leadership skills in both normal and emergency situations.


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Learn about Our Past: New Publication on Preserving Cultural Artefacts Using Ionizing Radiation

2017-11-02 15:00

The Ramses II mummy from Egypt, iconostases at Orthodox churches from Romania and ancient bronze statues from Croatia are the sort of cultural artefacts restored with the help of radiation technology.


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Форум сотрудничества регулирующих органов: обсуждение новой методологии МАГАТЭ по самооценке и вопросов лицензирования ММР

2017-10-31 14:00

На восьмом Форуме сотрудничества регулирующих органов МАГАТЭ (ФСРО), который прошел сегодня на полях 61-й сессии Генеральной конференции МАГАТЭ, обсуждалась новая методология самооценки культуры безопасности, разработанная МАГАТЭ для регулирующих органов, и пилотный проект по лицензированию малых модульных реакторов (ММР).


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