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General Information and Objectives
The Radiation Research Society's objectives are threefold:To encourage in the broadest manner the advancement of radiation research in all areas of the natural sciences;To facilitate cooperative research between the disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology and medicine in the study of the properties and effects of radiation;To promote dissemination of knowledge in these and related fields through publications, meetings and educational symposia.   Meetings
The Society holds an annual meeting that features both contributed and invited papers from all fields of radiation research, particularly physics, chemistry, biology and medicine. The presentations include award and invited lectures, invited symposia devoted to specific topics of current interest, refresher courses and workshops. Poster presentations complementary to the oral sessions provide a more informal opportunity for communication between the attendees. Approximately 1000 members of the society typically attend each Annual Meeting.As well as the Annual Meeting. RRS supports the planning and organization of the International Congress of Radiation Research. These Congresses occur every four years. Past meetings have been held in Burlington, Vermont (1958); Harrogate, England (1962); Cortina, Italy (1966); Evian, France (1970); Seattle, Washington (1974); Tokyo, Japan (1979); Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1983); Edinburgh, Scotland (1987); Toronto, Canada (1991); Würzburg, Germany (1995); Dublin, Ireland (1999), Brisbane, Australia (2003); and San Francisco, California (2007).   Official Publications
Radiation Research is the official publication of the society. This journal publishes each month original articles in physics, chemistry, biology and medicine dealing with radiation effects and related subjects. The term radiation is used in its broadest sense and includes ultraviolet, infrared and visible light as well as ionizing radiation. Effects may be physical, chemical or biological. Related subjects include methods of dosimetry and instrumentation, isotope techniques and the action of chemical modifiers contributing to the study of radiation effects.The Radiation Research Society distributes a newsletter, rrsNEWS , to members several times a year. Committee reports, announcements, details on national and international meetings, and other matters of interest to the members are contained in each issue.The Membership Directory is available online to all members. Correspondence relative to the directory should be directed to the Society office.   Membership of the Radiation Research Society
  

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President sent this tweet on Thursday morning: "Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th. Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems (or all)?"

 

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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Thursday that Russian cyberinterference in American elections is "warfare."

 

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'Me too.'

 

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