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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
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August 8–11, 2021
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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New Spanish Communications Subcommittee seeks volunteers
The newly created Spanish Communications Subcommittee (SCS) of the ANS Diversity and Inclusion Committee needs translators, transcribers, and original content developers. Already the group has attracted interested members from all over the world, including Argentina, Spain, Chile, Mexico, and the United States.
The Standards Board shall be responsible for policy and procedural direction for the standards activities of the Society. The Standards Board oversees the activities of the Standards Committee which is composed of all persons engaged in standards development for the Society (i.e., the Standards Board, its consensus committees, special committees, subcommittees, and working groups).
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. The scope includes the development and maintenance of standards on the following subjects and closely related activities:
The Standards Committee does not develop standards for the application of radiation for medical purposes. The Standards Committee reviews standards being developed or issued by other organizations on related topics to help ensure consistency and completeness and to avoid duplication. Standards developed by the Standards Committee are intended to be issued as American National Standards.
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