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Rolf M. Sievert Award


Commencing with the 1973 IRPA Congress, each congress has been opened by the Sievert Lecture which is presented by the winner of the Sievert Award. This award is in honour of Rolf M. Sievert, a pioneer in radiation physics and radiation protection.

The Sievert Award consists of a suitable scroll, certificate or parchment, containing the name of the recipient, the date it is presented, an indication that the award represents the fact that it honours the memory of Professor Rolf M. Sievert.

The recipients of the Sievert Award have been:


Year Name Country
1973 Professor Bo Lindell Sweden
1977 Prof. W.V. Mayneord United Kingdom
1980 Dr. Lauriston. S. Taylor USA
1984 Sir Edward Pochin United Kingdom
1988 Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jacobi Germany
1992 Dr. Giovanni Silini Italy
1996 Dr. Daniel Beninson Argentina
2000 Prof. Dr. Itsuzo Shigematsu Japan
2004 Dr. Abel J. Gonzalez Argentina
2008 Prof. Christian Streffer Germany
2012 Dr. Richard Osborne Canada
2016 Dr. John Boice USA