Events & Training

TREE project dissemination event

Date: Friday 21st September 2018

Venue: MRC Conference Centre, 13th Floor, One Kemble Street, London, WC2B 4AN

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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 (

Draft agenda

09:30 Coffee

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]

12:30 Lunch

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]

15:00 Coffee

15:15 Overview of TREE outputs – ‘what do they mean for you’?

15:30 Discussion and identification of future priorities

16:30 Close


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