We ensure safe, effective use of ionising radiation
Radiation is a powerful tool, capable of treating disease and powering our world, but it also a hazard that must handled safely.
We develop the technology and standards to enable radiation to be used responsibly, effectively and with confidence. By providing references back to international standards, as well as characterisation and testing capabilities, we support those who use radiation to treat disease, visualise materials and investigate the universe.
Our work underpins the delivery of accurate radiation doses in treatments across the UK, and is helping to achieve more cost-effective decommissioning of nuclear sites.
Take a look at the research we are doing.