Past CEPN contributions

Main study and research topics developped by the CEPN since 1976 are :

  • The scientific basis of the evaluation and management of radiological risk
  • The implementation of the principle of optimisation of radiological protection at the design, operation and dismantling stages of nuclear facilities
  • The evaluation of the health and environmental impacts and associated external costs of the nuclear fuel cycle
  • The radiological protection of the population living in contaminated territories after a nuclear accident
  • The procedures to involve stakeholders in radiological protection
  • The economic and social stakes related to the management of radioactive waste
  • The management of radon exposures
  • The transmission of radiological protection culture