African scientists travel to Siberia to see unique nuclear facilities29 ноября 2019 года
A group of 15 employees of national atomic energy agencies and universities from mostly African countries have completed a professional development training program at unique nuclear-related facilities in the Russian Siberian city of Tomsk.
By introducing the attendees to a research reactor, a cyclotron, betatrons and nuclear medicine equipment the program sought to equip them with skills in using this technology to do research and train nuclear physicists and nuclear medicine physicians in their home countries.
The ten-day course, which lasted through November 29, had been commissioned by Rosatom, Russia’s state-run nuclear energy corporation, and hosted by Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU). TPU is a participant in Project 5-100, a Russian government-funded initiative aimed at making this country’s top universities more competitive globally.