Special Lecture and Research Meeting at Diponegoro University, Indonesia

Commemorative photo with Diponegoro University students.

Professor Shinji Tokonami (Director of IREM) and Dr. Yasutaka Omori of the Department of Radiation Measurement and Physical Dosimetry have been selected as the first foreign researchers to be invited by the National Research Innovation Agency of Indonesia to participate in a research fellowship program. They are staying in Indonesia from October 19 to November 11 to conduct joint research and special lectures, and to attend a symposium. On October 25th, they visited Diponegoro University in Semarang to give special lectures and hold research meeting. Diponegoro Uiversity is a leading university in Indonesia. Prof. Tokonami gave a lecture on radiation exposure situation in Indonesia, and Dr. Omori gave a lecture on basic knowledge of radiation exposure to the students and lecturers of the Faculty of Medicine, at the university. More than 100 people, including those participating online, showed a high level of interest in the special lectures. After the lectures, a meeting was held to discuss joint research to be conducted on the Bangka Island. Diponegoro University is actively conducting research on the health effects of heavy metal exposure. By leveraging the strengths of the IREM and Diponegoro University, we aim to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the health effects of radiation exposure and heavy metal exposure.

Lecture by Prof. Shinji Tokonami.

Lecture by Dr. Yasutaka Omori.

Commemorative photo with Diponegoro University students.

Discussion on joint research to be conducted on the Bangka Island.