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dc.contributor.authorBryant, Peter Aen_UK
dc.contributor.authorYoshida, Hirokoen_UK
dc.contributor.authorButlin, Martynen_UK
dc.contributor.authorWood, Michael Den_UK
dc.contributor.authorRaines, Katherineen_UK
dc.contributor.authorBannon, Amberen_UK
dc.contributor.authorHunak, Sarahen_UK
dc.description.abstractCommunicating radiation risk is an important part of radiation protection. However, achieving effective risk communication is challenging given the negative public perception of radiation and conflicting views presented by both media and social media. Noting the importance of building capacity amongst radiation protection professionals to communicate radiation risk effectively, the Society for Radiological Protection (SRP) ran a half-day workshop at its Annual Conference on the 22nd May 2019 in Scarborough Spa, UK. A number of key factors were identified that should be considered when communicating with the public post a nuclear or radiological incident, communicating with government and local authorities, and communicating with the public as part of public outreach. The following memorandum provides a summary of the points presented and discussed. It also outlines proposed future activities of the SRP focused on further developing the communications aspect of radiation professionals' practice.en_UK
dc.publisherIOP Publishingen_UK
dc.relationBryant PA, Yoshida H, Butlin M, Wood MD, Raines K, Bannon A & Hunak S (2020) SRP Workshop on 'Communication of Radiation Risk in the Modern World'. Journal of Radiological Protection, 40 (1), Art. No.: 319.
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dc.subjectRadiation Risken_UK
dc.subjectPublic Perceptionen_UK
dc.subjectRadiological Incidenten_UK
dc.subjectLocal Authoritiesen_UK
dc.titleSRP Workshop on 'Communication of Radiation Risk in the Modern World'en_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Radiological Protectionen_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Surreyen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInternational Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSociety for Radiological Protection (SRP)en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Salforden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationBiological and Environmental Sciencesen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSociety for Radiological Protection (SRP)en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSociety for Radiological Protection (SRP)en_UK
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