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RICOMET Conference on Social Science and Humanities in Ionising Radiation Research

September 1 - September 3

The sixth RICOMET Conference on Social Science and Humanities in Ionising Radiation Research takes place in Athens, Greece 1st to 3rd of September 2020.

This edition will give attention to societal aspects of nuclear waste management, radon air pollution, environmental remediation, naturally occurring radioactive material and upgrading the strategic research agenda in social science and humanities (SSH) in ionising radiation. In parallel, different workshops and training courses will be organised: training course on risk communication, training course on development of communication tools, workshop on science diplomacy, scenario workshop on ethics in SSH research in ionising radiation. To boost interaction and learning process between SSH researchers, researchers from other disciplines and end-users (e.g. authorities, implementers), a new format of the conference will be conducted, including interactive sessions, round table discussions, series games, role exchanges and participatory surprises organised by early career scientists.

A post-conference event – the General Assembly of the European Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research relating to Ionising Radiation SHARE will be organised on 3th of September afternoon and evening.

Registration, programme and venue details will be available soon at the Ricomet internet page.

Organizing committee

Tanja Perko, SCK•CEN, Belgium  (SCK•CEN and Vice-President SHARE)

Vasiliki Taffili, EEAE, Greece (host institution)

Meritxell Martell, SHARE secretary

Sonja Ruts, RICOMET Secretariat


Greek Atomic Energy Commission (EEAE)
SCK•CEN Belgian Nuclear Research Centre


Congress Center of the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”
Neapoleos 10
Athens, Ag. Paraskevi 153 10 Greece
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