The 2nd Activity Seminar for FY2018 organized by JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden

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15 November, 2018 - 16 November, 2018


JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC) Activity Seminar ~ Environmental Radioactivity – Experience from Japan and Sweden ~

Admission is free of charge, but registration in advance is required.

Please register in the following site: Click here to register.


– Program – 

Date and time: November 15, 2018, 10:10-18:00

November 16, 2018, 8:30-15:00


Venue: Wallenberg Conference Center, University of Gothenburg, Sweden


Organizers:  University of Gothenburg

Chalmers University of Technology

JSPS Stockholm Office


Thursday 15 November


10:00-10:15 Registration and Coffee


10:15-10:30 Opening of the Seminar

Eva Forssell-Aronsson, Professor, University of Gothenburg

Imre Pázsit, Professor, Chalmers University of Technology

– Presentation of JSPS by Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director, JSPS Stockholm Office


10:30-11:30 Tomoko M. Nakanishi, Professor, the University of Tokyo

                       “Agricultural aspects of radio-contamination induced by Fukushima nuclear accident-wide range of the studies by the Agricultural Dept. Univ. of Tokyo”


11:30-12:30 Sören Mattsson, Professor, Lund University

                       “Chernobyl and Fukushima – A Swedish perspective”


12:30-13:30 Lunch


13:30-14:30 Minoru Tanigaki, Assistant Professor, Kyoto University

                       “Development of the car-borne on-line real-time environmental monitoring system KURAMA and its operation in Fukushima”


14:30-15:00 Isak Holmerin, PhD, Stockholm University

                       “Improved understanding of trophic transfer of radiocaesium to benthic fish off Fukushima through a detailed analysis of benthic food webs”


15:00-15:30 Jussi Paatero, Research Manager, Finnish Meteorological Institute

                       “Deposited and airborne radioactivity from Chernobyl and Fukushima – Observations in Finland”


15:30-16:00 Coffee Break


16:00-16:30 Elis Holm, Researcher, University of Gothenburg

                       “Radiocaesium and Polonium in Seals from Swedish Coastal Waters”


16:30-17:00 Per Törnquist, Researcher, Linköping University

                       “On using 50 years of discharged radionuclides history from nuclear facility to understand coastal zone sedimentation processes on Swedish”


17:00-18:00 Rafael Garcia-Tenorio, Professor, University of Seville

                       “210Po in diet samples and different foodstuffs consumed by the population of South-West of Spain”


Friday 16 November


08:00-08:30 Registration


08:30-09:00 Cecilia Gustavsson, Senior Lecturer, Uppsala University

”                       Citizen science in physics research”


09:00-09:30 Pål Andersson, Analyst, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority

                       “Cesium-137 in Swedish wild boar-a new situation caused by an expanding wild boar populations”


09:30-10:00 Elis Holm, Researcher, University of Gothenburg

”                       Polonium-210 and Caesium-137 in Lynx (Lynx lynx), Wolverine (Gulo gulo) and Wolves (Canis lupus)”


10:00-10:30 Coffee Break


10:30-11:00 Rafael Garcia-Tenorio, Professor, University of Seville

                       “Low Energy Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (LEAMS) in Radioecology: The Spanish-Swedish collaboration”


11:00-11:30 Francisco Piñero García, Postdoc, University of Gothenburg

                       “Natural Radioactivity in Swedish Market Basket”


11:30-12:00 Dagmara Strumińska, Associate Professor, University of Gdańsk

                       “Natural radionuclides (210Po, 210Pb, 234U, 238U) in food products”


12:00-12:30 Francisco Piñero García, Postdoc, University of Gothenburg

                       “Natural Radioactivity in Nordic Seafood Consumption – NANOD-Project (NKS)”


12:30-13:30 Lunch


13:30-14:00 Britta Langen, PhD, Researcher, University of Gothenburg

                       “Radiobiological effects of 131I exposure of rodents”


14:00-14:30 Johansson Barck-Holst, Project manager, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority

                       “Lessons learned from the accident at Fukushima Daiichi NPP in 2011 from a Swedish perspective”


14:30-15:00 Final Discussion and Seminar Closing








15 November, 2018
16 November, 2018
Event Categories:


University of Gothenburg
Chalmers University of Technology
JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC)
JSPS Stockholm Office


Wallenberg Conference Center
Medicinaregatan 20 A
Gothenburg, 41390 Sweden
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