EURADOS

President: Werner Rühm, HGMU
Contact: office@eurados.org

The European Radiation Dosimetry Group is a network of more than 60 institutions and more than 500 scientists from the European Union, Switzerland, Eastern and Central Europe. It serves the promotion of research and development and European cooperation in the field of the dosimetry of ionizing radiation. The scope of EURADOS includes the fields of radiation protection, retrospective dosimetry, environmental radiation monitoring, radiobiology, radiation therapy, diagnostic and interventional radiology. Its activities encompass the coordination of working groups. These promote technical development and its implementation into routine and contribute to compatibility within Europe and conformance with international practices. Further activities are the organization of scientific meetings and training activities, and the organization of intercomparisons and benchmark studies.

EURADOS e.V. is registered in the German Register of Societies as non-profit association. The General Assembly, composed of Voting Member institutions, is the decision making body. EURADOS e.V. is administered by a Council and legally represented by the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson. The Chairperson is Werner Ruhm, head of the working group “Individual Dosimetry” at the Institute of Radiation Protection (Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen), Germany. The Vice-Chairperson is Filip Vanhavere, head of the Radiation Protection Dosimetry and Calibration Expert Group RDC (SCK•CEN), Belgium.

Role in the project

EURADOS is in charge of identifying the research priorities in the field of dosimetry and to regularly update its SRA (WP2). EURADOS is also involved in the elaboration of the joint research roadmap (WP3) and will also contribute to the development of access to infrastructure and to E&T in the field of dosimetry (WP6 & 7). EURADOS is member of the management board and the Executive Board (WP1).