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Radiation protection research: Call for stage 1 applications

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Department’s Policy Research Programme (PRP) commissions high quality, research-based evidence.


The PRP would like to invite applications in the areas of Radiation Protection Research including:

Priority Area 1: Studies to test the linear no threshold (LNT) hypothesis at low (<100mSv) doses

Priority Area 2: How radiation from medical exposures contributes to future cancer risk, particularly in radiosensitive groups

Priority Area 3: Non-cancer effects from ionising and non-ionising radiation exposures

Priority Area 4: Health effects of internal and external radiation sources, and uncertainties in dose coefficients and distributions of different emitters

More information on deadlines and how to apply

Published 6 September 2011