Clinical DRLs for X-ray medical imaging published

The EUCLID project (European Study on Clinical Diagnostic Reference Levels for X-ray Medical Imaging) was a 33-month European Commission tender project, which was concluded with the acceptance of the final project report in October 2020. The EUCLID project aimed at advancing the optimisation of radiation protection of patients in Europe. Thus, the project provided up-to-date … Read more

New EURAMED article published by EFOMP

The European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics (EFOMP) has just published a EURAMED article in the European Medical Physics News – Spring edition. It was prepared by Prof. Roberto Sánchez, who represents EFOMP in the EURAMED General Assembly and Membership Committee. You can access the article here. The complete EMP News Spring edition is … Read more

Survey on Education & Training

The EURAMED rocc-n-roll project has just launched a survey to identify the needs/problems/challenges for each health profession in relation to radiation protection education & training and to assess the status quo of national implementation of the requirements laid down in the European Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom – Basic Safety Standards (BSS). Further information is available here. … Read more

Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan

EURAMED applauds publication of ambitious Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan just in time for World Cancer Day On 3 February 2021, the day before the World Cancer Day, the European Commission published its ambitous Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. It is structured around four key action areas (prevention, early detection, diagnosis & treatment, improve quality of life) … Read more

EURAMED session at upcoming ECR 2021

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2021 will be held as an online congress on March 3-7, 2021. It will provide the biggest online programme in radiology ever, featuring state-of-the-art science, education and research presented by medical imaging professionals from across the world. The programme includes live and on-demand sessions. EURAMED is happy to present … Read more

New consultation launched

The Commission has launched a consultation on the implementation of Euratom-funded research and training in nuclear fission and fusion. It is accessible here: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/Euratom_Research_2020 Only a minor amount of questions is related to medical applications. In particular, the following sections are of interest to our community: Research on radiation protection, medical applications of ionising radiation … Read more

EURATOM Research and Training Programme for 2021-2025

On 18 December 2020, a political agreement on the research and training programme of the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2025 was reached. It aims at pursuing nuclear research and training activities with an emphasis on the continuous improvement of nuclear safety, security and radiation protection, … Read more

New EURAMED article published by ESTRO

The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) has just published a EURAMED article prepared by Prof. Catharine West (EURAMED Secretary) in the society’s newsletter. You can access the article here.

EURAMED rocc-n-roll kicked-off in September

The EURAMED rocc-n-roll project: European medical application and radiation protection concept: strategic research agenda and roadmap interlinking to health and digitisation aspects The 3-year EURAMED rocc-n-roll project aims to propose an integrated and coordinated European approach to research and innovation in medical applications of ionising radiation and related radiation protection based on stakeholder consensus and … Read more

Job Posting: Junior Radiological Protection Specialist

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) division of Radiological Protection and Human Aspects of Nuclear Safety (RP-HANS) is looking for a Junior Radiological Protection Specialist. RP-HANS conducts a range of activities and technical research in coordination with experts from participating countries in order to enhance public health, radiological protection, stakeholder engagement, education and nuclear safety culture. … Read more