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36th Annual Radiological Protection Summer School
26 - 30 June 2023
University of Cambridge Christ’s CollegeCambridge

26 - 30 June 2023
University of Cambridge Christ’s College,

5 days of interactive training on the essential aspects of radiological protection

Benefit from technical presentations, practical sessions, CPD points and unmissable networking opportunities

The course is suitable for both newcomers to the industry and established radiation professionals. Your course registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, three evening meals and four nights accommodation at Christ's College, Cambridge.

2020 course included:

Protection of health, humans and the environment

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • Issues for environmental regulation
  • Exploring environmental radioactivity
  • Optimisation in environmental situations

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

A. Popp

Acting Manager, Radiation Protection Services


A very good overview of radiation protection. Excellent opportunities to speak with presenters and other participants. Christ's College is amazing!