On December 6th, 2022, Director General from IRSN visited the IER, Fukushima University

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, Dr. Jean-Christophe NIEL, Director General of the “Institute de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire-IRSN”, and Mr. Sylvain PETIT, European and International Cooperation Manager, visited IER, paid a courtesy call on President Miura and met with IER researchers.

Mr. Jean-Christophe NIEL, Director (Left), and President Miura (right)
Meeting with IER researchers

During the meeting with the President MIURA Hiroki, the President reiterated his gratitude for IRSN’s support in dealing with the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear accident, and the Director General expressed his appreciation to Fukushima University for its strong partnership and continued collaborative research in Fukushima.

During the meeting with IER researchers, Director NANBA Kenji, Professor Vasyl YOSCHENKO, Associate Professor WAKIYAMA Yoshifumi, and International Visiting Scholar CHABOCHE Pierre-Alexis from France presented research activities, including ongoing projects (frogs and bees), forest soils expected to be initiated, and a French-Japanese collaboration (Mitate Lab). Both institutes confirmed their plans for the exchanges of researchers with a view to further progress.