11th SWE-RAYS workshop

Dear colleagues, We the SWE-RAYS board would like to inform our members that registration for the upcoming 11th SWE-RAYS workshop in Uppsala is now open. For further information on registration and abstract submission please take a look at the attached flyer. Register here! If you know PhD students, post-docs and researchers who are willing to join, please share the flyer and/or this email with them. Registration and abstract submission: Opens 2024-05-21 and closes 2024-06-21. Save the dates and place: 21st-23rd of August 2024 Uppsala, Rudbeck Laboratory, BV, Föreläsningssalen

Kind reminder of the upcoming annual meeting

Dear colleagues, The SWE-RAYS board would like to remind all our members of the upcoming annual meeting scheduled for the 23rd of August, from 10:15 -11:45 am. The annual meeting is planned to take place on site with option to join on zoom for the members not attending the workshop. Please check the attached summoning for more information concerning the agenda and link to digital attendance. 

New position in medical radiation physics, Lund University!

A new research engineer position has opened in Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Translational Medicine. Duties and responsibilities are as follows: A motivated research engineer at bachelor level in medical physics or other relevant science/technical education to work in research projects, teaching, development and maintenance of the emergency preparedness laboratory. The person will also work to maintain a good work environment and routines for the research group. More information can be found here: Research engineer in medical radiation physics (varbi.com) Apply!

A forum for radiation physics in Sweden!

The Swedish Association for Radiophysics is a non-profit scientific organization association that promotes the development of radiophysics and stimulates exchange of experiences and knowledge in the various fields of radiophysics areas such as research, radiation protection and healthcare. Become a member and benefit from different opportunities!

Travel Grant!

Friday 30 September is the deadline for the first round of travel grants funded by PIANOFORTE. Any early career researcher/professional working in a EU or associated members state is eligible. PIANOFORTE offers grants for: early career researchers: https://pianoforte-partnership.eu/calls/travel-grants-for-researchers and early career radiation protection professionals: https://pianoforte-partnership.eu/calls/travel-grants-for-early-career-radiation-protection-professionals Good luck!

Workshop 2022 in Stockholm!

The annual SWE-RAYS Workshop will be held 23rd – 25th of August 2022 at Stockholm University! The registration is now open! More information you can find under the tab “Workshop 2022” in the Menu. Further information and the schedule of the workshop will be posted soon! For keeping update please follow us on Instagram: swerays It is noteworthy that there is also a separate event in Stockholm held by SAINT (Swedish academic initiative for radiation sciences and nuclear technology) from Thursday 25 August to Friday 26 August that you can join! Please check their website for further information: https://saint.nu/nyheter/

Swedish Radiation Safety Authority announces research funding for two doctoral projects in radiation protection in connection with radiological emergencies

The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) announces research funding for two doctoral projects in radiation protection in connection with radiological emergencies. The grant amounts to a maximum of SEK 8,000,000 including indirect costs (tentative distribution per doctoral project is SEK 250,000 in 2022, SEK 1,000,000 in 2023-2025 and SEK 750,000 in 2026). A research group can only be assigned a doctoral project. A maximum of two projects can be financed. The call is aimed at Swedish universities and colleges. The application must be submitted to the Authority no later than 22-04-22. The callaims at research that develops knowledge that will benefit both the authority and external stakeholders. This research project is not covered by the Public Procurement Act (2016:1145) (see Chapter 1, Section 5). Implementationof the call In addition to the completed application form, the application (max 10 A4 pages) must contain: Project summary Project plan that presents a well-developed proposal for how the research should be conducted (specific goals, background, theory/hypotheses, methods, work plan, preliminary results, significance, references) Description of how results should be communicated Timetable with interim targets and budget divided into the announced years Cv (CV) for applicants (max two out of ten A4 pages) A maximum of three own publications relevant to the application The application with attachments must be sent electronically to the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority atthe e-mail address: registrator@ssm.se with a copy to the cheuk.lau@ssm.se. Enter reference SSM2022-1103. Please check the link below for detailed information: Swedish Radiation Safety Authority announces research funding for two doctoral projects in radiation protection in connection with radiological emergencies – Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (stralsakerhetsmyndigheten.se)


MELODI  (Multidisciplinary European Low Dose Initiative)  a European platform dedicated to research on low dose risk for radiation protection are inviting both members and  interested participants to their monthly webinar series titled  “Meet@MelodiCoffee”.  The first webinar is scheduled for Friday 28th January 2022:“Radiobiology at the Stockholm University: DNA damage response in cells exposed to radiation of different quality and dose rate”. Speakers: Andrzej Wojcik (chairman of Melodi) and Milagrosa Lopez-Riego, both at Stockholm University, Sweden. For link to the webinar please contact chairman@swerays.se