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Memorandum of Understanding was Signed by the University of Bristol

    Meeting of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP scientists and researchers from the University of Bristol of the GB Royal Academy of Engineering was held on October 20, 2020 in Chornobyl. The visit of foreign colleagues to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone was related to testing remote mapping technology of radioactively contaminated territories using self-propelled remote complex SPOT of Boston Dynamics. During the visit specialists of the ISP NPP and University of Bristol presented their developments in the field of using robotic systems for conducting researches in hazardous…

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Chornobyl NPP Scientific Workshop on Fuel Contianing Materials of the Shelter Object

    Scientists of the ISP NPP of the NAS of Ukraine and Chornobyl NPP specialists conducted joint scientific workshop on October 22, 2020, where issues on the modern state of the Shelter object fuel containing materials (FCM) were discussed. Experimental data on researches results received by the scientists during the last couple of years were represented.     Among the representatives of the SSE “Chornobyl NPP” were V. Seida, Senior Executive Vice-President; A. Bilyk, Senior Engineer of the Station; K. Shefer, Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of Licensing and…

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Boston Dynamics Robot Dog in Chornobyl Exclusion Zone

    Scientists of the ISP NPP Division for Nuclear and Radiation Safety and researchers of the University of Bristol of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) had meeting in Chornobyl. Serhii Paskevych, Deputy Director and Viktor Krasnov, Head of the Division for Nuclear and Radiation Safety represented the ISP NPP. Dr. Peter Martin and his colleagues David Megson-Smith, Yannick Verbelen, Dean Connor, Matthew Ryan Tucker and Erin Holland represented Bristol. The visit of the foreign colleagues to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone was connected with practicing the remote mapping technology…

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Akademperiodyka Issued Monograph of the ISP NPP Scientists

    Publishing house “Akademperiodyka” of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine has published a monograph by E. Garger, A. Nosovskyi and M. Talerko “Secondary Radioactive Contamination of the Atmosphere in Intermediate and Late Phases of a Nuclear Emergency” within the framework of the publishing project “Ukrainian Scientific Book in English”. The volume of the book is 274 pages.       The monograph summarizes the results of measurements of the air contamination by radioactive aerosols, which were carried out in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone from May 1986 to the…

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Paton Borys Yevhenovych

Paton Borys Yevhenovych november 14, 1918 – august 19, 2020       Borys Yevhenovych Paton famous scientist, the President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine passed away on August 19, 2020.      Borys Paton was the main executive of Ukrainian science for the whole period of existence of our independent state and faithfully worked under maintenance and development of the scientific society. He was the first one who was awarded by honorary title Hero of Ukraine for achievements in development of the national science.    …

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Training at the Jožef Stefan institute under the STEP Programme

      The second three-month visit of Serhii Kupriianchuk, a junior researcher at the NPP Decommissioning Department, to the Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI), Ljubljana, Slovenia, was recently completed with the support of the STEP programme (Sandwich Training Education Program) organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) together with International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).      As part of participation in the STEP programme, the scientific work of S. Kupriianchuk was to develop an effective model of a protective container for fuel-containing materials (FCM), which were formed as…

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Scientific and Technical Workshop of ISP NPP

    On July 8, 2020 a scientific and technical workshop (STW) was held in the assembly hall of the Department of Nuclear and Radiation Safety (NRS), where young scientists from the ISP NPP of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine presented reports on their research activities. On STW leaders and scientists of the NRS department were present. The research was carried out under the mentorship and co-authorship of leading scientists of the Institute. In the context of counteracting the spread of COVID-19 infection, all those present wore protective…

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Springer issued the second volume of «Behavior of Radionuclides in the Environment»

     Publishing house Springer planned to issue 3 volume set «Behavior of Radionuclides in the Environment». There are summarized scientific results of researches of the environment contamination consequences as a result of 3 biggest in human history radiation accidents – at Mayak plant (1957), Chornobyl NPP (1986) and Fukushima Daiichi NPP (2011). The second Volume “Chornobyl” was published in June 2020 (https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811535673).   The book reviews major research achievements concerning the behavior of Chernobyl-derived radionuclides, including their air transport and resuspension, mobility and bioavailability in the soil-water environment, vertical…

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V International Conference INUDECO 2020 in Slavutych

  Life makes its adjustments in our activity therefore, this year International Conference on Nuclear Decommissioning and Environment Recovery was conducted on April 27-29, 2020 online. The conference was organized by the Executive Committee of Slavutych City Council with the support of the State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management, the State Specialized Enterprise “Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant”, the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP of the NAS of Ukraine, and  the Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems Problems of the NAS of Ukraine.    The aim of the…

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Interesting Cherobyl – Chornobyl and Chornobyl Exclusion Zone Guide

  Popular scientific book «Interesting Chernobyl. 100 Symbols» which includes stories about cities and villages of Chornobyl exclusion zone was published in 2019. Serhii Paskevych scientist of the ISP NPP is one of the authors of the book. Short description of the main Chornobyl exclusion zone sights is given on its pages. These objects are exactly those places, which tourists want to see today. It is symbolic that in the year of the book publication over 100 thousand tourists visited Chornobyl exclusion zone. The guide is oriented on English speaking…

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