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24 - 28 August 2020
Virtual Summer School,
Delivered Live Online (BST time) & On-Demand Afterwards

Virtual Summer School

Online. Easy access. Anywhere in the World.

The course is suitable for both newcomers to the industry and established radiation professionals. Benefit from 5 days of interactive training on the essential aspects of radiological protection with technical presentations, practical sessions and CPD points.
Virtual Learning Made Easy

The Radiological Protection Summer School will now run a fully online, virtual event. Attendees will be able to attend live training sessions with our experts and access these on-demand from the comfort of their homes. Our new learning platform will allow participants to take part in the Summer School from anywhere in the world and has been designed to provide an optimum educational experience.

2020 course includes

Protection of health, humans and the environment


Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes
  • Updates about the Radiological Protection Expert and Radioactive Waste Advisor certifications
  • Understanding of The System of Radiological Protection
  • Insight into radiological protection in the EU
  • Optimisation in environmental situations and security of sources
  • Implications of radiation in biology and medicine
  • Hazards, risk and risk assessment
  • Instrument selection for monitoring of radiation
  • Human factors related to radiological protection
CPD Accreditation
CPD Accreditation

The Radiological Protection Summer School programme is approved for CPD accreditation and is recognised as meeting CPD requirements by all relevant associations. Delegates will receive a certification of attendance on completion of the course and claim 30 CPD points.


New for 2020
New for 2020
  • Radiation safety culture
  • International recommendations on radon and their application
  • Presentation from the International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Brexit: understand the long and short consequences of the UK leaving Euratom
Practical Workshops
Practical Workshops

Designed to ensure attendees can identify and apply lessons learned to potential real life situations: 


  • Hazard identification in radiological risk assessment
  • Emergency and contingency planning 
  • Stakeholder engagement and effective communication
Radiological protection regulation
Radiological protection regulation
  • The System of Radiological Protection
  • Radiological protection in UK and Europe
  • Regulating in the non-nuclear sector
  • Radiation protection in the nuclear fuel cycle

Environmental radioactivity
Environmental radioactivity
  • Issues for environmental regulation
  • Exploring environmental radioactivity
  • Optimisation in environmental situations
Operational health physics
Operational health physics
  • Operational health physics at a pressurised water reactor
  • Radiological protection in the design of the European Pressurised Reactor
  • Radiation protection in the submarine environment

What to expect

  • Our virtual platform will be your summer school venue
  • Enjoy enhanced flexibility with access to live and on-demand content
  • Interact with influential speakers during live Q&A
  • Join hosted meeting rooms  
  • Book one on one meetings with attendees and build your network 

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