The 17th Phoenix Leader Education Program Seminar was held (31st Oct.)

Hiroshima University
The 17th Phoenix Leader Education Program Seminar was held

   The 17th Phoenix Leader Education Program Seminar titled “the Ethics of Radiological Protection in the Context of Nuclear Accidents” on October 31, 2018, Dr. Jacques Lochard , Professor at Nagasaki University, Vice-Chair of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP), and Visiting Professor of Hiroshima University, was invited as a lecturer.

   The seminar began with greetings of Dr. Nobuyuki Hirohashi, Chair of Education Committee of the PLEP, and then, Dr. Jacques Lochard gave lectures on activities of ICRP, his experiences after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, activities to radiation protection in Fukushima, and reconstruction activities through the dialog seminars in local communities.

   Following the seminar, there was active discussion among about 20 participants including the PLEP students, HU researchers and other attendees. It was great opportunity for all participants to learn the ethics in radiological protection. The seminar was held in Kasumi Campus, and that was telecasted in Higashi Hiroshima Campus.

   Also on 12th December we will invite Dr. Jacques Lochard and hold a seminar on “Lessons Learned in Communication from Chernobyl and Fukushima”.

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