How did the IAEA, a diplomatic and political international organization, come to dominate scientific institutions with a long tradition in radiation protection?

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PhD student/research assistant (TVL-E13, 65%)

Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst u. a.: The HRP-IAEA project (“Living with Radiation: The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency in the History of Radiation Protection”) at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, funded by the European Research Council, is seeking a highly motivated doctoral candidate/research assistant for part-time employment (65%) for 3 years. Led by Professor Maria Rentetzi, HRP-IAEA […]

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“Diplomatic Studies of Science”: Gordon Cain Conference in Paris (June 13-14)

As the 2021 Cain Conference Fellow of the Science History Institute in Philadelphia, Prof. Dr. Maria Rentetzi will convene a two-day conference in Paris on June 13-14: Diplomatic Studies of Science: The Interplay of Science, Technology, and International Affairs after the Second World War A panel discussion called “Is Science Diplomacy on Hold?” will take […]

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Seminar on history of radiology on June 7, 2022, 14:00-17:00

In collaboration with Prof. Dr. Fritz Dross (Institute of Medical History), we are conducting a short seminar at the Siemens Healthineers MedMuseum on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 14:00-17:00. The seminar starts off with a guided tour of the museum, followed by two presentations (all in English):  Fritz Dross on the early history of radiology at […]

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International History of Radiation Protection

As a unique technoscientific and diplomatic organization, the IAEA embodies the defining feature of post-WWII nuclear research: political collaboration on an international level became the precondition for any international scientific cooperation.

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The Historical Relations of the IAEA to Other Regulatory Agencies

In the late 1950s the UN started to develop an international regulatory system for managing ionizing radiation risks based heavily on the geopolitical division of the world.

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Standardization and Implementation

The conceptual analysis of standardization is key to understanding scientific work at the interface of laboratory and clinical or industrial practice.

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