Scientific Calendar Event

Starts 11 Apr 2016
Ends 22 Apr 2016
Central European Time
AGH (Kastler Lecture Hall)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
This two-week School is designed for young professionals from developing countries, ideally with 1-3 years of experience, working at are relevant institution in their home country with responsibility covering some aspects of nuclear security. Candidates should have a specific career interest in, or knowledge of nuclear security, although their academic and technical background may vary. Candidates with a scientific or technical background in a discipline of relevance to nuclear security, such as nuclear physics, nuclear engineering or political science, and/or in related fields, are specifically encouraged to apply.


• International legal framework supporting nuclear security
• Identification of, and measures to address, threats against nuclear security
• Instruments and methods for physical protection at associated facilities
• Threat and risk assessment, detection architecture and response plan for material out of regulatory control
• Illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive material, including radiation detection instruments and detection strategies and techniques
• Transport security for nuclear and other radioactive material
• Nuclear forensics and radiological crime scene management
• Nuclear security culture, computer and information security, and security at major public events
• Measures for systematic nuclear security human resource development at the national level

Additionally there will be practical exercises, designed to incorporate the acquired knowledge into national planning and procedures to protect against threats to nuclear security.

The deadline for applying expired on 10 January 2016.
Selection results have been communicated by email to each applicant.

The preliminary list of participants can be found here below.



D. Nikonov;
ICTP Local Organizer: C. Tuniz