SCK•CEN Chair “Roger Van Geen” 2017

On the initiative of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK•CEN, the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique-FNRS (F.R.S.-FNRS) will grant in 2017 the SCK•CEN Chair “Roger Van Geen” 2017.

The recipient of the SCK•CEN Chair “Roger Van Geen”will be awarded 12.500 EURO

The recipient of the SCK•CEN Chair “Roger Van Geen” is expected to give an introduction lecture during one of the SCK•CEN events as well as a series of lectures at graduate level for students of the Belgian Nuclear Engineering Network (BNEN, see http://bnen.sckcen.be/), SCK•CEN researchers as well as the Belgian nuclear community in general. The series of lectures will be organised in interaction with the SCK•CEN Academy. 

The research for the Chair should be a substantial and original contribution in the field of nuclear energy and/or nuclear radiation. Both technically oriented research and socio-economic types of research related to the field of nuclear research or technology can be considered; possible topics include but are not limited to:

  • nuclear engineering sciences;
  • radiation protection;
  • material sciences;
  • radioactive waste management;
  • dismantling and decontamination;
  • nuclear emergency planning;
  • radiobiology and radioecology;
  • microbiology;
  • medical or industrial applications of radiation;
  • sustainability studies.

More information about profile, conditions and the procedure, as well as the registration forms can be found on http://www.fwo.be/en/fellowships-funding/scientific-prizes/sck-cen-chair-prof-roger-van-geen/