The names of such scientists as A.M. Skryabin, B.I. Shukhovtsev, R.I. Pogodin, T.N. Tuzhilkova are known in the field of radioecology and radiobiology.
I.K. Dibobes, A.P. Povalyaev, and I.Y. Panchenko became laureates of the State Prize of the USSR for their great services to the Fatherland.
Many workers of the URCRM took part in the liquidation of the Chernobyl accident consequences, for which they were awarded the Order of Courage (V.A. Baturin, A.I. Kopelov, M.M. Kosenko, N.K. Krenitsin, I. Ya. Popova, G. B. Rossinskaya, N. V. Startsev, N. A. Startseva); some stayed and continued their work in Belarus, and formed the basis of radiation safety in this country (A. M. Skryabin, R. I. Pogodin).
The Department of Radiobiology and Bioecology of Chelyabinsk State University, as well as the Interdepartmental Expert Council for establishing a causal link between diseases, disabilities and death of the exposed population, are based at the URCRM.