The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) in cooperation with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) held the 2023 National Training Course on Environmental Radioactivity Monitoring (NTC-ERM) on September 4 to 8, 2023 at the PNRI compound in Diliman, Quezon City. The course was conducted face-to-face for the first time after the worldwide pandemic.
The PNRI-organized training course is an annual workshop that aims to provide working knowledge and practical experience to participants from various backgrounds regarding radioactivity monitoring in the environment. Participants in this year’s workshop include professors and instructors, nuclear and radiation workers, researchers, engineers, students, and representatives from public and private industries.
Experts from Japan Atomic Energy Agency, National Institute for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, and PNRI discussed various topics on environmental radioactivity measurement and monitoring. (Health Physics Research Section, DOST-PNRI)