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A BNCT young researcher awarded at IRPA 2020

The 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA15) was scheduled in Seoul on January 18th and 19th, under the theme “Bridging Radiation Protection Culture and Science – Widening Public Empathy”. Due to the pandemic, it took place online from January 18th to February 5th. Chiara Magni, a PhD student from University of Pavia (and member of the BNCT Communication Task Force!) won the first prize in the Young Scientists & Professionals Award. Her presentation was entitled “How radiation protection issues influence the design of a clinical facility for Accelerator-Based Boron Neutron Capture Therapy”. Congratulations, Chiara! Not only for your excellent work, but also for spreading BNCT in other scientific Societies.

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