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Environmental Aspects


Course Information


This module studies the environmental uses of radiation detectors, as well as the impact of low levels of radiation on the environment.

Course Code

PHYS 812

Course Dates

23rd April 2018 – 27th April 2018

Course Leader

Janet Kennedy

Course Fee

Course Description

This module is aimed at those working in the nuclear industry and in any industrial sector where there is a requirement for radiation detection. Delegates are likely to be early/mid-career and seeking progression. By the end of the course delegates will, understand the origins and effects of radioactivity, be able to examine the effects of radioactivity in the environment and atmosphere, have knowledge of nuclear waste management - storage, disposal and reprocessing, have an appreciation of the use of radioactivity detection systems.