2021 Radiation Health Effects and Protection Exercise

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Nuclear Engineering
Matsumoto Yoshihisa 
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Exercise /Experiment    (対面)
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Intensive (学外)  
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Course description and aims

Learn the effects of radiation on human health, radiation measurement and risk communication through lectures, experiments and exercises.

Student learning outcomes

Understand the mechanisms of the radiation health effects and its relationship with radiation dose. Based on this knowledge, acquire an ability to communicate with public on low dose radiation risk.


Radiation health effects, Risk communication

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Lectures, experiments and exercises take place in Institute of Radiological Sciences, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology for 10 days (For FY2019, March 9 to 20, 2020) with students from other universities and institutes. Note this class will be provided in Japanese.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 This class will be provided in Japanese entirely. This class will be provided in Japanese entirely.


Handed in the first class (Japanese)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Text in Japanese.

Assessment criteria and methods

This class will be provided in Japanese entirely.

Related courses

  • NCL.B401 : Radiation Biology and Medicine
  • NCL.U605 : Risk Communication I
  • NCL.U606 : Risk Communication II

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Learning "Radiation Biology and Medicine (NCL.B401) in advance is preferable but not mandatory.

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