Health Physics News

March 2005

The March 2005 issue of Health Physics News has 28 pages and includes the 2005 Summer School.

  • COVER — At the request of HPS President Ray Guilmette, the HPS Research Needs Task Group met in Las Vegas to brainstorm ideas reviving radiation research.
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — David Connolly talks about receiving and spending congressional and Executive Branch funding.
  • THIRTEENTH ANNUAL J. Newell Stannard Lecture Series — Information about who the speakers will be at the Stannard Lecture Series to be held in April in Sacramento, California
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The North Carolina Chapter reports on its fall 2004 meeting.
  • NCRP announces the launch of its new publications website.
  • AGENCY NEWS — The NRC increases security requirements for portable gauges containing radioactive materials.
    • Nils J. Diaz swears in new NRC Commissioners. 
  • NOTES — Nelson Perry obituary
    • Savannah River Site to host ALARA Workshop in May 
  • ELMER AND THE LAWN MOWER — Another great "Elmer" story by Ken Miller.
  • POSITION STATEMENT — A position statement of the HPS and Organization of Agreement States
  • CHP CORNER — Call for nominations for Joyce P. Davis Memorial Award
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is Rossi's Rossi Chamber.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — This issue has 14 display ads, 16 short courses offered, and 3 job offers.

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