ASGARD 4th Project Meeting announced

Tuesday 12 November 2013 by ASGARD

The 4th regular ASGARD Project Meeting including Project Coordination Committee Meeting and Governing Board Meeting on January 29-30, 2014 at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden.  The meeting is connected with the 1st CINCH-II Project Meeting running in paralel with ASGARD courses on Fuel characterization (January 27) and Isotope separation (January 28).

RAAS 2014 Conference in India

Friday 8 November 2013 by ASGARD

International conference on Recent Advances in Analytical Science will take place between March 27-29 in Varanasi, India.

Please get the Registration Form here.

RAD 2014 and SEERAS conferences

Friday 11 October 2013 by ASGARD

The Second International Conference on Radiation and Dosimetry in Various Fields of Research (RAD 2014) and Second East European Radon Symposium (SEERAM) will take place in Niš, Serbia in May 2014. Please see details and important dates at the conference homepage.

Both RAD 2014 and SEERAM have been added to the event calendar.


Monday 30 September 2013 by ASGARD

Christian Ekberg, the Coordinator of ASGARD, will present the project at FISA 2013 conference (the speech title "From fuel to fuel: dissolution, partitioning and fuel manufacturing (ACSEPT, ASGARD, SACSSES, EVOL)").

Microscopy & Microanalysis 2014

Monday 30 September 2013 by ASGARD

M&M 2014 will take place in Hartford, USA between August 3-7, 2014. A specific symposium is dedicated to Nuclear and Irradiated Materials. Call for Papers will be announced in November 2013.

Please follow for details.

CINCH-II project launched

Wednesday 11 September 2013 by ASGARD

FP7 EURATOM project CINCH-II Cooperation in Education and Training in Nuclear Chemistry was launched in June 2013 and its homepage is now online. 

Russian-Nordic Symposium on Radiochemistry in October 2013

Wednesday 24 July 2013 by ASGARD

The First Russian-Nordic Symposium on Radiochemistry will be held in over four days in Moscow on 21-24 October 2013 at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Russian-Nordic Symposium on Radiochemistry (RNSR) is the first Symposium in this series that is originated from Russian-Finish Symposium on Radiochemistry series that started in 1987. RNSR unites together radiochemists from Russia and Nordic countries: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. 

Please, check the Symposium homepage for important dates and details:

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17th Radiochemical Conference announced

Friday 19 July 2013 by ASGARD

Czech Chemical Society, Ioannes Marcus Marci Spectroscopic Society, and Czech Technical University in Prague are pleased to announce 17th Radiochemical Conference (RadChem) to be held between 11 – 16 May 2014 in Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic.

For information, please check on website for updates: or contact Conference Secretariat:

OECD-HRP summer school registration open

Friday 21 June 2013 by ASGARD

Web site for registration to the OECD-HRP summer school on "Principles of fuel behaviour modelling and practical applications" is open till August 11th.  It can be accessed through the following link:

Annual Public Report for 2012 online

Tuesday 7 May 2013 by ASGARD

Project public report has been added to Publications.

Postdoc position open at PSI

Tuesday 16 April 2013 by ASGARD

For the Isotope and Elemental Analysis Group PSI is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the field of Thermodynamic/Kinetic Modelling.

The position mainly concerns activities in the frame of ASGARD and SACSESS projects.

Please, see details at:

2 PHD students wanted - CHALMERS

Thursday 4 April 2013 by ASGARD

There are the following two PhD positions open at Chalmers Nuclear Chemistry group:

(code 20130079) PhD student for separation and transmutation

(code 20130078) PhD student for investigation of solution chemistry of radium

Please, find details at:

Conferences in 2013

Friday 22 March 2013 by ASGARD

Upcoming conferences and meetings:

1 – 5 Apr 2013 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibition, San Francisco, USA
8 – 11 Jul 2013 11th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC11), University of Warwick, UK
21 – 26 Jul 2013 Actinides 2013 Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany
8 – 13 Sep 2013 MIGRATION 2013 conference, Brighton, UK
16 – 18 Sep 2013 Dalton Discussion 14 - Advancing the chemistry of Actinides,Edinburgh, UK
29 Sep – 3 Oct 2013 GLOBAL 2013, Salt Lake City, USA
1 – 6 Dec 2013 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA

All events are available in Calendar for easy export into your Google calendars.

ASGARD 3rd Project Meeting and 1st ASGARD Internal School

Monday 18 March 2013 by ASGARD

The next ASGARD meeting will take place in Warsaw, Poland between June 11-14, 2013. There will be the 1st ASGARD Internal School organized on the first day of the meeting for the members of the consortium.

The meeting will be hosted by ICHTJ.

WinterSchool 2013

Wednesday 20 February 2013 by ASGARD

There are two summer schools planned within ASGARD project. The first summer school (named Winterschool 2013 "Fabrication methods & Irradiation performance") was held on 29 – 30 January 2013 at NRG, Petten, The Netherlands.

Winterschool 2013 was joint effort of 7th FP EURATOM projects FAIRFUELS and CINCH.

There were 27 participants on the first day and 35 on the second day of the Winterschool.

Invited speakers were: 

Hans Widegren, Westinghouse  - Industrial fuel manufacturing course 


Manuel Pouchon, PSI  - Sol gel methods & advanced sphere-pac fuel fabrication


Sébastien Picart, CEA  - The resin process for making oxide and carbide microspheres 


Ralph Hania, NRG  - Irradiation studies and post-irradiation examinations of advanced fuel materials 

The Winterschool's second day included visit to NRG labs and Decommissioning and Waste Treatment facility.


The Winterschool was followed by the 2nd regular ASGARD Project Meeting, which took place on January 31 - February 1.



ASGARD Project
Christian Ekberg

Nuclear Chemistry Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chalmers University of Technology
S-412 96 Göteborg

Tel: +46-31-7722801
Fax: +46-31-7722931



ASGARD project has received funding from the European Atomic Energy Community's 7th Framework Programme (FP7 2007-2011) under grant agreement No. 295825

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