Training of Ukrainian Researcher

IER is currently hosting a Ukrainian co-researcher, Dr. Olena BURDO, as a trainee for about four months. This training is conducted within the framework of the SATREPS Chornobyl project, in which the IER Director, Professor Nanba Kenji is the Principal Investigator and many IER researchers are participating.

At a press conference held on August 19, Professor Nanba and the host researcher, Project Senior Assistant Professor Ishiniwa, explained the purpose of the training program. Then, Dr. Burdo herself gave a brief story of her visit to Japan from the start of the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to her arrival in Japan.

Dr. Burdo belongs to the Institute for Nuclear Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and specializes in radiation biology. During her training, which will last until early December, she will learn the latest techniques for assessing radiation doses to humans and wild animals.

Dr. Burdo paid a courtesy visit to Professor Miura,
the president of Fukushima University
Dr. Burdo presenting on Kyiv after Russian invasion
Dr. Burdo with the IER’s Ukrainian faculty members