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URCRM takes part in global integration processes in science
International scientific collaboration carried out at the URCRM since 1992 is based on the principles of state policy of the Russian Federation in the sphere of international scientific and technical cooperation.

General principles and strategic objectives include:
- full and cost-effective participation of scientists of the URCRM in international scientific programs,
- increasing the competitiveness of domestic science and technology,
- entering an international level of quality of intellectual products (publications, recommendations), - development of new forms of international collaboration,
- continuous improvement of the legal and contractual framework of collaboration,
- ensuring scientific and technological security within the framework of international collaboration, - respect for copyright and national priority.

International collaboration includes joint research with foreign colleagues within the framework of international scientific programs, integrated projects with the participation of scientists from many countries, bilateral projects, exchange of experience and scientific information; expert work in international organizations; internships of researchers and specialists in foreign research centers; organization of international scientific conferences; preparation of publications on the results of joint research; advanced training of young scientists.

URCRM staff members represent the interests of the Russian Federation in international organizations
Researchers of the URCRM work and are involved as experts in the matter of radiation safety, radiation medicine, radiobiology and radioecology in such authoritative international organizations as UNSCEAR, WHO, ICRP, IAEA, IARC, European Commission and others.
The URCRM develops integration ties with foreign scientific organizations. Numerous universities and institutes from the USA, Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and a number of other countries are partners of the URCRM.

URCRM partners
  • National Cancer Institute (USA)
  • J. Washington University (USA)
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (USA)
  • University of Utah (USA)
  • University of Florida (USA).
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)
  • University of Southern California (USA)
  • Institute of Radiation Hygiene (Germany)
  • University of Ulm (Germany)
  • German Research Center for Environmental Health (Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Germany)
  • Karolinska Institutet (Sweden)
  • International Agency for Research on Cancer (France)
  • Leiden University Medical Centre (Netherlands)
  • Public Health England (UK)
  • Instituto Superiore di Sanita (Italy)
  • Radiation Effects Research Foundation (Japan)
  • Fukushima Medical University (Japan)
  • Kagoshima University (Japan)
  • Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (Norway)
  • University of Tromsø (Norway)
  • Norwegian university of life sсiences (Norway)
The scientific paradigm of the URCRM is generally recognized in the international scientific community
The results of the URCRM research have been used in the improvement of the ICRP Recommendations (Publications 103 and 118), the UNSCEAR report "Epidemiological studies of cancer risk due to low-dose-rate radiation from environmental sources" (2018) and the WHO report "Health risk assessment from the nuclear accident after the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, based on a preliminary dose estimation" (2013).