23-24 November 2013
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, INDIA.
Asia/Calcutta timezone
Theme : Application of radiation and related modes of detection

This two-day workshop is focussed on the application of radiation in varied avenues of social and academic life. Motivation of the present programme is to make the M.Sc students and young researchers aware of the scope of this field of study. The workshop consists of invited plenary talks alongwith panel discussion and experimental demonstration.

1) Understanding basic Nuclear properties --
  • Radiation types and Detection
  • Recent High Energy physics experiments at CERN
  • Low energy nuclear physics experiments: Accelerator centres, Radiation labs

2) Probing the origin and composition of the Universe --
  • Detection and measurement of cosmic and galactic radiation
  • Search for dark matter and dark energy
3) Emerging tools for Material characterization --
  • Synchrontron radiation
  • Neutron Scattering

4) Nuclear medicine --
  • PET,  SPECT  Imaging
  • Ion-beam therapy

5) Dosimetry and Radiation Safety

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, INDIA.
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics 1/AF Bidhannagar, Kolkata-700064, India.

Eligibility : M.Sc and Junior Research Fellows


1. Documents to be carried by the participants : 
a. University / Institute photo ID card (if available)
If not available
i) Any Photo ID card
ii) Proof of affiliation (Institute/University)
b. Acceptance letter from the RAD2013 organiser


There is no registration fee for this workshop.

Interested students are requested to apply by email in the prescribed format as mentioned below, along with a recommendation letter from HOD/ Ph.D supervisor. The recommendation letter should be sent directly to the contact email address. Local hospitality will be provided to participants. Travel support maybe provided to limited number of participants.

Important Dates :
  Last date for application and accomodation request  4th October, 2013
  Publication of the list of selected candidates             :  8th October, 2013

Application format:

1. (a)Name :
    (b) Male/Female:

2. Eligibility[MSc 1st / 2nd year, JRF (year)]:

3. Affiliation:

4. Marks(%) in BSc and M.Sc:

5. Area of interest:

6. Contact email ID:

7. Do you need accomodation?(Yes/No):

8. Do you need financial assistance?(Yes/No):

9. Arrival and Departure Date(for outstation applicants):

10. Food preference(Veg/Non-veg):