TREE project dissemination event
Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: MRC Conference Centre, 13th Floor, One Kemble Street, London, WC2B 4AN
Link to venue information: https://mrc.ukri.org/about/contact/mrc-conference-centre/
Purpose: To disseminate the outputs of the TREE project and discuss future priorities.
Audience: End-users (regulators, government agencies, industry etc.) and other interested parties.
Attendance: Attendance is free, but numbers will be capped due to size of the conference room.
Interested in attending: To register an interest in attending please email Nick Beresford (email@example.com).
10:00 Welcome, introductions and purpose of the meeting
10:30 Introduction to TREE [Nick Beresford, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology]
11:00 Long-term behaviour of 99Tc, 129I, 79Se and 238U – experimental and modelling studies [Neil Crout, University of Nottingham]
12:00 Predicting radionuclide uptake by plants – an alternative approach [Neil Willey, University of the West of England]
13:00 Improving predictions of wildlife exposure [Nick Beresford]
13:20 Radiation effects on wildlife [David Copplestone (University of Stirling) and Jim Smith (University of Portsmouth)]
14:20 iCLEAR and RED FIRE – projects associated with TREE [Jim Smith and Nick Beresford]
14:40 Updates on relevant ICRP and IAEA activities [David Copplestone and Nick Beresford]
15:15 Overview of TREE outputs – ‘what do they mean for you’?
15:30 Discussion and identification of future priorities
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