|17 May 2021||Transparency: IRSN takes stock of 10 years of openness to society
Ten years after signing its charter on openness to society, IRSN has published a report that summarize its action in this specific domain, between scientific experts and citizens.
|17 May 2021||Ability for service up to 50 years for EDF's 900 MWe reactor vessels: IRSN's conclusions
The ageing and the prolongation live duration of old nuclear power plants is an essential topic in term of safety challenges.
|17 May 2021||New tests to simulate nuclear fuel behaviour in the event of a loss-of-coolant accident
IRSN is involved in PERFROI, an international project to complete the safety knowledge in case of a loss of coolant accident.
|17 May 2021||Research into a new treatment for patients with acute radiation syndrome
IRSN presents the RESCUE project, a treatment strategy to deal with acute radiation syndrome.
|16 Dec 2020||LD-SAFE: a H2020 project to assess the maturity of laser cutting technology for nuclear power plant dismantling
Over the coming decades, a large number of nuclear reactors will be decommissioned and dismantled to enable environmental mediation.
|16 Dec 2020||PRIODAC: 3 years extension for the program
Since the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi complex in 2011, IRSN has conducted research as part of the PRIODAC program to examine procedures for administering stable iodine to people in the event of repeated or prolonged radioactive releases. The program, which aims to set forth guidelines to be used by the authorities in charge of protecting the population, has been extended for three more years.
|16 Dec 2020||IAEA RANET Exercise
IRSN takes part in an international crisis exercise jointly organized by France and the IAEA.
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