Entries by Євгенія Нікітчук

Is Radiotherapy Hazardous?

There is an opinion among patients:  “After completing radiation therapy/computer tomography it is prohibited to stay in the same room with other people” ➡️ INCORRECT ℹ️ Both during X-ray diagnostic examinations (radiography, radioscopy, CT with or without contrasting) and during radiation therapy, a patient receives a certain, radiation load compliant with the methodology but does not become […]

Young Medical Physicists Received “List of Protocols and Recommendations for Use in Therapeutic Medical Physics”

The Ukrainian Association of Medical Physicists (UAMF) has developed a document that will help in the training and work with new equipment used in therapeutic medical physics. According to the authors, “The List of Protocols and Recommendations for Use in Therapeutic Medical Physics” was developed to help medical physicists who work or start working in […]

SNRIU Initiates Amendment of Certain Ukrainian Laws

Draft Laws of Ukraine “On Amending Certain  Laws of Ukraine in Nuclear Energy Use” No. 7471-d of 21 May 2018 and No. 5550-d of 21 May 2018 were submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for consideration. The abovementioned draft laws aim at state regulation in ​​nuclear energy use in accordance with the international obligations […]

Meeting of the Public Council under SNRIU Held

On 14 November 2018, a meeting of the Public Council under SNRIU was held. According to the agenda, issues related to the status of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine as an independent regulator; status of implementing measures on NPP unit maintenance/long-term operation and implementing C(I)SIP, in particular measures on ZNPP-4 long-term operation were […]

IAEA to Develop Recommendations for Ukraine to Improve Terminology of Ukrainian Legislation in Radioactive Waste Management

Ukrainian experts jointly with IAEA expert mission develop recommendations to improve legislative terminology in radioactive waste management. “Ukrainian terminology in radioactive waste management was legally established mostly in the 1990s and is currently not in line with international standards. We appealed for assistance to IAEA experts to jointly remove all gaps and inconsistencies in national […]

SNRIU Chairman Hryhorii Plachkov participates in the regular Plenary Meeting of WENRA

SNRIU Chairman Hryhorii Plachkov participates in the regular Plenary Meeting of the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA), which takes place on 6-9 November 2018 in Switzerland under support of the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI). The Plenary Meeting considers strategic issues on further WENRA development and reports on working group activities in the […]

A regular meeting of the headquarters for construction of a radioactive waste processing complex was held

A regular meeting of the headquarters for construction of a radioactive waste processing complex was held. They discussed current issues related to processing of radioactive waste at Zaporizhzhya and Khmelnitsky NPPs. Representatives of Atomkomplekt, Automation and Engineering, Kyiv Research and Design Institute “Energoprojekt” took part in headquarters activities via videoconferencing. The implementation of the decisions […]

Ukrainian Scientific Institutions Signed Investment Agreement with China

On 26 October 2018, ceremonial events took place in Qingdao (People’s Republic of China) on the occasion of signing an Investment Agreement between the administrative committee of the Qingdao Free Economic and Technological Development Zone and the Joint Venture “China–Ukraine Xianchu Nuclear Energy Technology Co., Ltd.”. The Parties to the Joint Venture are the State […]

Polish and Ukrainian experts noted the comfort conditions of the exclusion zone for Przewalski’s horse

During a regular Ukrainian-Polish expedition to monitor the Przewalski’s horse population, scientists came to the conclusion that natural conditions of the Exclusion zone are very comfortable for this species. Photo by Stanislav Gumenyuk According to specialists from the Chornobyl radiation and ecological biosphere reserve, the Przewalski’s horse is an unusual species for the Ukrainian Polissya. […]

The Chornobyl Reserve and the University of Fukushima begin joint research

Within the framework of the Agreement on Scientific Cooperation between the National Corporation of the University of Fukushima (Japan) and the Chornobyl Radiation and Environmental Biosphere Reserve, works for the environmental rehabilitation of the radioactive contaminated areas of the exclusion zone will be carried out. In particular, this will be works to improve radiation and ecological […]

UK will provide Ukraine with access to state-of-the-art radioactive waste management technologies

Experts from State Agency of Ukraine for Exclusion Zone Management (SAUEZM) and State Corporation «UkrSA «Radon» got acquainted with the British radioactive waste management system (RW) during their visit to the specialized government agencies of National Nuclear Laboratory, Sellafield Ltd and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. «Thanks to the experience of successful cooperation of our countries on […]