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Meeting at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters

    On 18-22 of June 2018 the meeting dedicated to the implementation of scientific work: “Use of isotope hydrology to characterize groundwater systems in the vicinity of nuclear power plants” was held in Vienna at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters.     Scientists of the ISP NPP of NAS of Ukraine (M. Panasiuk and D. Matrosov) participated in the meeting on the invitation of the IAEA. The meeting program included presentation of work’s intermediate results of given project in which specialists from Argentina, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy, China,…

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Participation in Conferece on the «Preparatory Study on Аnalysis of Fuel Debris» Project

     From the 4th to the 6th of July 2018 in Tokyo (Japan) the second conference on PreADES project (Preparatory Study on Аnalysis of Fuel Debris) was held as to the preparation of research for fuel containing materials analysis in the Fukushima Daiichi NPP damaged blocks. The project was initiated by Japanese Nuclear Regulatory Administration (NRA) and Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA).     Project management is implemented by the Agency for Atomic Energy in the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD NEA).     Leading scientific centers…

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A meeting of the Interdepartmental Expert Working Group

    On June 26, 2018, a meeting of the Interdepartmental Expert Working Group on “Critical Infrastructure Protection and Ensuring the Interaction of National/State Security and Crisis Response Systems” was held at the National Institute for Strategic Studies (see http://www.niss.gov.ua/articles/3085). The event was attended by representatives of the NNEGC “Energoatom”, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine, ministries, central authorities and specialized research institutions. The purpose of the event was to consider the issues of coordination of actions and cooperation between the subjects of critical infrastructure protection in the context…

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Joint research of scientists of the Institute for safety problems of NPPs, University of Tartu and Estonian company “LAIERS GRUPP OÜ”

    On June 17-22, 2018 a working visit of representatives from Estonian University of Tartu and “Laiers Grupp OÜ” Company has taken place to the Exclusion Zone. Within the framework of the international project “Development of boron-infused basalt-fiber reinforced concrete for nuclear and radioactive waste management applications (M-Era.Net)” a joint research was implemented according to WP6 stage “Experimental investigations of neutron radiation shielding properties for composite concrete based on basalt-boron fiber with different dosages of fiber”.     Estonian specialists have observed the work of the ISP NPP of…

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Participation in the IV International Youth Forum of the Ukrainian Nuclear Society

    14-17 June, 2018 the Youth section of Ukrainian Nuclear Society together with the National University of Ostroh Academy held the IV International Youth Forum in commemoration of the 25 Anniversary of UkrNS.       The forum was attended by the representatives of youth from the enterprises of nuclear power industry, science and education of Ukraine and other countries.       Institute for Safety Problems of NPP  at the forum was represented by Chairman of Young Scientists Board – junior researcher of Decommissioning Department Serhiy Kupriyanchuk and junior researcher…

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A model of «Ukryttia» dismantlement was created by scientists of ISP NPP

   Scientists of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP, NAS of Ukraine had completed the development of a three-dimensional model of «Early» dismantlement of the «Ukryttia» unstable structures. This model represents conceptual design decisions for the structures dismantling resulted the joint action of the specialists of the ISP NPP, SE «State research institute of building construction» (NIISK), «Kyiv Researsh and Design Institute “Energoproproject”» (JSC KIEP) as well as SSE «Chornobyl NPP».    «Early» dismantlement is the first stage of work priority implementation on dismantling of the most «problem» unstable…

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Working group meeting on application of IAEA Safeguards

    12 June, 2018, a meeting of the high level working group on application of IAEA Safeguards in Ukraine took place at the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine.    Participants of working group are the following: representatives of IAEA headed by Director Safeguards Europe and Central Asia at IAEA Haroldo Barroso Junior, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine headed by Chairman Hryhory Plachkov, the State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management, headed by Head Vitalii Petruk, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Mining, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of…

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Acceptance committee meeting at the National Science Center «Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology»

    31 May, 2018 the meeting of acceptance committee on commissioning of physical protection system of Neutron Source Facility «Source of Neutrons» was held at the National Science Center «Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology» (NSC KIPT). Committee was set up by the Order No 286 of NAS of Ukraine dated 23 May, 2018 in accordance with the General Requirements to the Systems of Physical Protection of Nuclear Installations and Nuclear Materials approved by Order No 156 of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine dated  28 August, 2008. The committee…

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Visit to Fukushima

   During May 10-16, 2018 a visit of the Ukrainian delegation to the Institute of Environmental Radioactivity (Fukushima, Japan) was held. The delegation was headed by Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Ostap Semerak and it includes Head of the State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management Vitalii Petruk, Head of the Subcommittee on State Monitoring of the Environment of the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Environmental Policy, Nature Resources Utilization and Elimination of the Consequences of Chornobyl Catastrophe Ivan Rybak, a number of…

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International Scientific Conference «Physics of Liquid Matter: Modern Problems» (PLMMP-2018)

    From 18 to 22 May, 2018 the 8-th International Scientific Conference «Physics of Liquid Matter: Modern Problems» (PLMMP-2018) was held at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.     The conference was organized by the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics with the assistance of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The scientific program covered recent developments in the broader field of liquid state including interdisciplinary problems. Format of the conference was…

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