The International School NMELS’18 was launched

Education, 23 April 2018

On 22 April 2018, the International School on Nuclear Methods for Environmental and Life Science NMELS’18 was launched in the suburbs of Budva, in the picturesque town Becici.

JINR Director Academician V.A. Matveev and Director General of the Directorate for Science and Research of the Ministry of Science of Montenegro Darko Petrušić delivered their welcoming speeches. The programme of the School opening was continued with lectures by Director of the JINR University Centre S.Z. Pakulyak and Head of the Sector of Neutron Activation Analysis and Applied Research of the FLNP JINR M.V. Frontasyeva.

More than 50 students and post-graduate students from countries of the South-Eastern Europe, namely Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia, became participants of the School.

The NMELS’18 School is dedicated to the comprehensive education of nuclear and related techniques for ecological expertise of various ecosystems including air, water and soil pollution, water purification technologies, aspects of radioecology and radiogenetics as well as nuclear medicine and nuclear detectors in medicine. The School is organized as a series of several courses on the School topics. Each course starts with an elementary introduction to the subject and its development up to the present day as well as outline the status of corresponding research in the JINR Laboratories, partner scientific centres of JINR and scientific organizations of the JINR Member States and Associate Members. Lectures on the School topics are delivered by prominent scientists not only from JINR but also from Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, RSA, and Serbia.

The school will be held the whole week until 28 April 2018.