RMLS Duties

  • Routine tasks and continuous measurements
    Periodic reports to the state government
    More than 25.000 measurements of environmental samples and foodstuff since 1988
    Periodic calibration and control measurements

  • Maintaining the permanent operational readiness
    Radioactivity measurements laboratory for alpha-, beta- and gamma emitter
    Aerosol measurement instrumentation

  • Training and further education of staff
    Guest lectures
    Research projects with application of new methods

  • Advisory capacity for the state government bodies
    Advisory service for the state government with regard to radiation protection
    Membership in the Austrian Standards Institute in radiation related national standardization committees

  • Scientific projects
    Studies on transfer factors and transport of radionuclides
    In-situ gamma-spectrometry
    Radiometric measurement methods
    Biological effects of radioactive radiation
    Nuclear terrorism and radiological terrorism (dirty bomb)
    Database on international nuclear illicit trafficking (DSTO)

  • EU - Projects
    EC-Project BRIDGE: Cross border measures after a large scale catastrophe
    EC-Project CAST: Comparative assessment of security-centred training curricula for first responders on disaster management in the EU
    CESER – Side effects of countermeasures after nuclear contamination

  • Cooperation with national and international institutions, invitation of guest lecturers
    Research Centre Seibersdorf / Austria
    International Atomic Energy Agency / Austria
    AGES / Austria
    Central Research Institute for Physics / Hungary
    University Seville / Spain  
  • News
    18 participants recently completed the university course in early childhood education with a master's degree. The course was held for the second time in Salzburg. Regional Minister Andrea Klambauer awarded prizes to nine of the graduates for their outstanding theses.
    The recording of the PLUS Talks "Studies and Teaching WS 2020/21“ from 25.11.2020 is now available.
    Matthias Henke, musicologist, Danube University Krems, talks about Beethoven's current biography “Beethoven. Akkord der Welt ( Chord of the World)”, published in 2020 by Hanser Verlag.
    24 very easy exercises on 24 cards can be found in the SALTO advent calendar. The exercise ideas are ideal for children from the age of three and are also easy for the whole family to carry out in a small space. With the support of the Kinder Büro (Children's Office), this combinable contribution should benefit as many as possible.
    Researchers led by Salzburg's geoinformatics scientist Christian Neuwirth had already developed and presented a mathematical model for Covid-19 in May 2020 which examines the question of how long and intensively social distancing measures have to be maintained in order to reduce corona deaths further.
    Results of the study on media use by children and families during lockdown. Home schooling could be improved, but is on the right track. Secondary schools have a better profile. Families have learned to deal with lockdown and homeschooling.
    The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg firmly distances itself from the statements of the political scientist PD Dr. Farid Hafez.
    As a result of the current situation the updated opening times for Salzburg University library will apply from the 17th November 2020.
    A study carried out by the sleep laboratory of the Faculty of Natural Sciences on the topic of sleep under the direction Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus is dedicated to the changes in sleep during the Covid-19 lockdown in 6 different countries (Ö, AT, UK, GR, CU, BRA). The fear, which is worrying from a psychological point of view, and which is evident across society, is also reflected in this data: 78% of those surveyed feel threatened or worried by the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Online lecture on chemistry: December 2nd 2020 - 6 p.m. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of one of the sharpest tools in genetic engineering: the CRISPR / Cas9 genetic scissors. With this technology, researchers can modify the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision.
    The PLUS Report 2020 has been published.
    Digitization has led to an enormous spread of different forms of mobile working. Corona has brought an additional boost and has introduced home office in areas and for activities that were previously unimaginable.
    During the time of Corona, in particular, it became clear just how important it is to support students digitally in their every day university life. The project „On Track“ – stay on track combines digital and social worlds. It is starting at the right time!
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 01.12.20 Der Körper als PLAYFUL TOOL
    02.12.20 Musikpyhsiologie und Musikermedizin: Musizieren im Zusammenwirken von Psyche und Körper
    02.12.20 Nobelpreise 2020 - CHEMIE (Genschere)
    04.12.20 Ideen mit Methode
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