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Lectures open to the Public for a Correct Understanding of Radiation and Radioactivity

2013-12-22 (Sun) 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

In order that members of the public might obtain a correct understanding of radiation and radioactivity, we have invited specialists from 3 different areas to speak about radiation and radioactivity at open lectures on December 22.

The newest correct knowledge about radiation and radioactivity will be explained in an easy-to-understand manner with references to valid uses, medical uses, effects on the human body, and more. Naturally, the lecturers will also talk about the accidents at the nuclear reactors and effects of those accidents.

  1. Valid uses of radiation -- MURAKAMI Shumei
  2. The world in the nucleus of an atom -- Radioactivity is... -- SAITOH Tadashi
  3. Uses for radiation and radioactivity -- in particular, radiation therapy -- FUCHIHATA Hajime
  4. The Effects of Low-dose Radiation on the Human Body -- Health advancing Effects -- NAKAMURA Hironobu
  5. Question & Answer Session (with members of the audience)
Date: 2013-12-22 (Sun) 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Organizer: MURAKAMI Shumei, Radiation Dept., Osaka University Dental Hospital
Sponsored: The 2013 Technology Communication Promotion Business Organization for activate support of technology
Venue: Saji Keizo Memorial Hall, 10F, Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University
Registration: Registration by email is required. Use the email address given below to register your (1) name, (2) affiliation(s).
Contact: Radiation Dept., Osaka University Dental Hospital

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