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Maintaining Knowledge, Training and Infrastructure for Research and Development in Nuclear Safety

A Report by the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group

INSAG Series No. 16

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English STI/PUB/1179 92-0-113203-4
13 9.00 2003

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This INSAG report, which was previously issued as INSAG Note No. 4, discusses the role that safety research has played, the present declining trend and the circumstances that are critical in maintaining a research infrastructure. The report describes new and emerging challenges that necessitate continued support of research and education opportunities and provides recommendations on how sufficient research capacity and competence can be maintained. The report is written for decision makers in government, industry and international organizations who have responsibility for research activities and educational facilities.

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Keywords

INSAG, Quality Management, Nuclear Engineering, Radiation, Radioactivity, Safety Measures, Knowledge Management, International Cooperation, Member States, NEA, OECD, Safety Research, Knowledge Preservation, Occupational Exposure, Environmental Protection, Research Programmes, Training, Safety Standards, Research Infrastructure, Recommendations, International Nuclear Safety Group, Safety Culture, Technology Transfer, Education

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