ALLIANCE PhD Webinars on 7th and 14th June

9:30 to 12:00 CET both days. Revised FINAL AGENDA now available

ALLIANCE PhD Webinar 07 June

When: Jun 7, 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Central European time 

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FINAL AGENDA (Chair: Deborah Oughton)

  • 09:30 Welcome (Nick Beresford, UKCEH)
  • 09:35 Optimizing remediation efforts in response to large-scale nuclear emergencies affecting food and agriculture (Floris Abrams, SCK CEN)
  • 09:50 Using acoustic indices to investigate avian richness within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Helen Whitehead, UKCEH/Univ. Salford)
  • 10:05 Cellular response of microbacterium to uranium exposure: discovery of a uranium sequestration system (Abbas Mohamad Ali, CEA)
  • 10:20 Discussion session
  • 10:40 Dynamics of 90Sr and 137Cs activity concentrations in fish in Chernobyl contaminated lakes (Elena Kashparova, NMBU/CERAD)
  • 10:55 How population genetics can inform us about the evolution of tree frogs in the Chernobyl region? (Clément Car, IRSN)
  • 11:10 Lemna minor for water remediation applications: experimental study and modelling of growth (Isabelle van Dyke, SCK CEN)
  • 11:25 Uranium toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics in the crustacean Daphnia magna (Shane Scheibener, NMBU/CERAD)
  • 11:40 Discussion session
  • 12:00 Close 

ALLIANCE PhD Webinar 14 June

When: Jun 14, 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Central European time

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FINAL AGENDA (Chair: Almudena Real)

  • 09:30 Welcome (Nick Beresford, UKCEH)
  • 09:35 Study of the long-term behaviour of Cs-137 atmospheric fallouts in French forests (Dina Okhrimchuk, IRSN)
  • 09:50 Non-destructive mass spectrometry of single hot particles from the Chernobyl exclusion zone by laser SNMS (Darcy van Eerten, Univ. Hannover)
  • 10:05 Imaging of ⁹⁹Tc on single-cell scale using secondary neutral mass spectrometry (Linus Holtmann, Univ. Hannover)
  • 10:15 Calcium affects uranium responses in Arabidopsis thaliana: from distribution to toxicity (Amber Mertens, SCK CEN)
  • 10:25 Radioactivity in the Irish Coastal Environment (Jack Haberlin, EPA)
  • 10:35 Discussion session
  • 10:50 The role of clay mineralogy on 137Cs bioavailability: clay-sand pot experimental approach (Margot Vanheukelom, SCK CEN) 
  • 11:00 Microbially induced reduction of uranium in mine water (Antonio Newman Portela, Univ. Granada/HZDR)
  • 11:10 Interaction of radionuclides (Ra,U) with diatoms (Yihua He, HZDR/CNRS)
  • 11:20 Arthropod roles in radionuclide ecosystem transfer (Jonas Andresen, NMBU/CERAD)
  • 11:30 Quantifying radioactive particle transformation processes using an abiotic leaching protocol (José Antonio Galván Moreno, NMBU/CERAD/Univ. Seville)
  • 11:45 Discussion session
  • 12:00 Close