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LANDFILLS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Iraqi uranium research in Luleå.

On 15-17 November nursed Sven Knutsson and Nadhir Al-Ansari of the conference landfills of Hazardous Waste and Its Implications on Health and Environment - a collaboration that includes the Karolinska Institutet, FOI / CBRN Defence & Security and the Iraqi government. Ministers, Presidents and Ambassadors from the Iraqi government participated. The conference concerned the effects of war, focusing on residues from weapons and ammunition that are contaminated by depleted uranium. How can it be isolated and disposed of?

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[http://www.ltu.se/ltu/media/news/Avfallshantering-och-utarmat-uran-amnen-i-workshop-1.85911?l=en]

In the media:


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Local Newspaper NSD

[http://www.nsd.se/nyheter/lulea/artikel.aspx?ArticleId=6569009]

Swedish Radio: Iraqi uranium research in Luleå

[http://sverigesradio.se/sida/gruppsida.aspx?programid=98&grupp=3597&artikel=4807547]

Contacts

Professor Sven Knutsson

[http://www.ltu.se/staff/s/svek-1.10162?l=en]

Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari

[http://www.ltu.se/staff/n/nadhir-1.33715?l=en]

Conference website

The Conference Landfill Workshop 2011

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Geotechnical-engineering/Konferenser/Landfillworkshop-2011?l=en]

The Research subject Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Geotechnical-engineering?l=en]

Earlier articles

LTU My News Desk

[http://www.mynewsdesk.com/se/pressroom/lulea_tekniska_universitet/pressrelease/view/irak-och-ltu-skrev-avtal-om-forskning-324177]

New Technology: LTU signs agreement with Government of Iraq

[http://www.nyteknik.se/special/teknikutbildningar/article264420.ece]

All Studies: Baghdad cooperates with Lulea

[http://allastudier.se/artiklar/177-bagdad-samarbetar-med-lule%C3%A5/]

PT Local Newspaper: PhD Students from Iraq to Lulea

[http://www.pitea-tidningen.se/nyheter/telegram/artikel.aspx?ArticleId=5762905]

Page Editor and Contact: Richard Renberg

Published: 17 November 2011

Updated: 9 January 2014

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