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  • SCK CEN - Overhandiging Roger Van Geen (2023)
    17 October '23

    Explore the future of proton therapy with Edmond Sterpin

    Roger Van Geen laureate gives inspiring lecture series

    With a firm handshake, Peter Baeten, Director-General of SCK CEN, congratulated the newest laureate of the Roger Van Geen Chair. The chair awards scientific excellence in nuclear research and a special commitment to knowledge transfer. "This time, that honour goes to Edmond Sterpin, professor of medical physics. It is not only a recognition of his achievements but also direct encouragement for the future. We look forward to his continued, scientific impact," said Peter Baeten. The laureate explores (the future of) proton therapy in an inspiring lecture series.

    Everyone is welcome to attend. Sign up!

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    03 October '23

    Battle cancer at the I Love Science Festival!

    Experiments, laboratories, events, workshops and exhibitions will immerse you in the world of science and technology. This fifth edition of the I Love Science Festival will be packed with interactive stands, presenting everything from chemistry to coding, via space, artificial intelligence, robots and environmental experiments. It is a unique opportunity for young and old to learn while having fun and to awaken the scientist in everyone. 

    ... And SCK CEN will also be there! Come quickly to our stand on the weekend of 13-15 October! [Tip: stand number VB15].

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    24 August '23

    SCK CEN is now part of 'Citizen Science Incubator'

    Social scientists launch 6 citizen initiatives against
    Radon problems in Europe via RadoNorm

    Citizen science: we all witnessed clever projects with the Flemish 'CurieuzeNeuzen' or 'ObsIdentify'. Did you know that you can also add 'RadoNorm' to that list? The consortium including our own social scientists previously launched 4 successful citizen science pilot projects and is now taking it a step further. "RadoNorm will take on the role of 'citizen science incubator' where we are rolling out as many as 6 European Radon protection initiatives. Some of them will start as early as September 2023," said SCK CEN experts Tanja Perko and Mabel Akosua Hoedoafia.