Cousins Award Finalists Announced


Established by former ICRP Chair Dr Claire Cousins on her retirement from ICRP, this award recognises the best presentation by a young scientist or professional at an ICRP International Symposium on the System of Radiological Protection. Eligibility is restricted to those within 5 years of having been awarded a postgraduate degree.

Congratulations to the 2023 Finalists:

  • Ämilie Degenhardt, BfS, Germany. Abstract 937 - A Biokinetic Model to Assess Radon Uptake by the Fetus in Pregnant Women
  • Hafsa Essop, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Abstract 901 - PregiDose: A Mobile Application Designed Through a User-Centered Approach to Enhance Fetal Dosimetry and Wellbeing Among Pregnant Radiographers
  • Hisanori Fukunaga, Hokkaido University, Japan Abstract. 924 - Rethinking Tissue Reactions to Radiation: The Tissue-Sparing Effect as a Threshold for Radiation-Induced Male Infertility
  • Amy MacIntosh, Macquarie University & Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Australia. Abstract 942 - To Leave or Not to Leave: A Tiered Assessment of the Impacts of Scale Residue From Decommissioned Offshore Oil and Gas Infrastructure in Australia

All finalists are scheduled to give a live, in-person presentation (10 minutes including Q&A) during the session "The Next Generation of Scientists & Professionals" at ICRP 2023 in Tokyo, Japan from 6-9 November 2023.