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2016 Meeting

The 2016 ARR Meeting will be held at

Stamford Court, University of Leicester

Monday 27th to Wednesday 29th June

Registration now open

Abstract and Registration deadline: Friday 27th May 2016

Abstract submission guidance document

  • The Chernobyl Accident: 30 Years on
  • Non-targeted and genetic effects of
  • ionisng radiation
  • Radiation risk and environmental protection
  • Applied biomarkers/dosimetry
  • Tumour signalling/Hypoxia
  • DNA damage & repair
  • Radiotherapy
  • Poster session
  • Scientists In Training

Confirmed speakers

Elisabeth Cardis, Stanislav Gerask’kin, Jan Hoeijmkers, Tanja Stankovic, Lynn Hlatky, Nick Beresford, Deborah Oughton, Ulrike Kulka, Julia Hess, Hiroshi Harada, Geoff Higgins, Neil Burnett, Philippe Lambin, Yuri Dubrova, Catharine West

Timed programme (pdf)

Event Package

Day Rate - ARR Member - £130.00 except for Wednesday (Half-Day) which is a charge of £65.00

Day Rate Non-ARR Member - £150.00 except for Wednesday (Half-Day) which is a charge of £75.00

Full Package - ARR Member - Cost £375.00 Full Package - Non-ARR Member - Cost £420.00

Full Package - Scientists in Training (ARR Member) - Cost £320.00


The ARR places high emphasis on the inclusion and participation of young Scientists/Scholars in Training (SITs) at its annual meeting. Accordingly, there are generous bursaries available to cover attendance plus good opportunities for SITS to talk about their research at the Leicester (Champions!!) meeting, including a dedicated SITs session.

If you’re a young scientist within 5yrs post-PhD completion, do consider applying for a bursary to attend & present your work at ARR2016.
To apply for a bursary simply send an abstract, short CV and short supporting letter from your line manger to; deadline Monday May 30, 2016.
You will be notified as to the outcome of your application ASAP thereafter.

Stamford Court

The University of Leicester


Amsterdam venue

A Date for the Diary

The 16th International Congress of Radiation Research will be held in Manchester 25-29 August 2019. See for more details



2016 Weiss Medal Winner

Ian Stratford receives the medal
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It gives us great pleasure to announce that the 2016 ARR’s Weiss medal will be awarded to Catharine West. Catharine will receive the award the ARR’s annual meeting in Leicester in July, where she will present the award lecture.


New Committee Members

We are seeking up to 4 new committee members, including at least one scientist in training (SIT) member. The positions available are for ordinary committee members or a SIT representative. Nominations can be made by any committee member. Each nomination requires a nominee and a seconder and a short biography for the nominee stating what they can bring to the committee. Please send any nominations to Jonathan Coulter ( The committee will consider nominations and if there are more nominations that vacancies, a vote will be taken at the AGM, which will take place at our annual meeting in Leicester.

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