Conference at Univeristy of Toronto April 20-21: The Nuclear Industry in the 21st Century: How We Got Here
Nuclear International Research Group (NIRG) Workshop: The Nuclear Industry in
the 21st Century: How We Got Here
April 21-22, 2012
This workshop is presented by the Nuclear International Research Group, an interdisciplinary group of academics and graduate students from different countries working on various aspects of the global nuclear industry. Its aim is to examine how nuclear technology has transformed the politics, cultures, economies, ways of living, and landscapes in nations around the world. The workshop papers examine past nuclear accidents, occupational health and safety issues, public health, the role of scientists, energy, public attitudes to radiation, communication by and about the nuclear industry, and varied public policy issues associated with the nuclear industry in Canada and around the world throughout the 20th century. For information on pre-registration (deadline April 15) and attendance, please contact Professor Laurel MacDowell.