On 15 May 2019, we announced the success of the Free the Annals initiative. This marks a permanent change to the way the world access Annals of the ICRP. Once a publication has been available for two years, it will become free to download. This will take effect at the end of 2019, when all of issues up to 2017 (up to ICRP Publication 137) will be freely available to download. Those who need access to the very latest can maintain a subscription or buy individual issues.
Very many thanks to all the organisations and individuals listed below who contributed to this success.
Thank you for being a part of this monumental success! We are getting ready to acknowledge all organisational and individual supporters at ICRP 2019 and in upcoming publications, so keep your eyes peeled!
We still rely on the voluntary contributions of individuals, governments, and industry from around the world to support our general programme of work, so click the DONATE link below if you or your organisation is interested! If you prefer to contribute by bank transfer or cheque, please contact Kelsey.Cloutier@icrp.org for more information.
ICRP is an international, independent registered charity, relying on voluntary contributions to support our work. Our ~250 expert members from more than 30 countries and all disciplines relevant to radiological protection volunteer their time to ICRP. Together we develop the System of Radiological Protection, which forms the basis of standards, legislation, guidance, programmes, and practice worldwide. This helps ensure that patients, workers, the public, and the environment are protected against detrimental effects of radiation exposure.
Chinese Institute for Radiation Protection
Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, UAE (FANR)
United States Department of Energy (DOE)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Chinese Society for Radiation Protection (CSRP)
German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
National Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), France
Health Canada (HC)
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
American Academy of Health Physics (AAHP)
The Society for Radiological Protection (SRP)
Radiation Effects Association, Japan (REA)
International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
Dutch Society for Radiation Protection (NVS)
Italian National Inspectoriate for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (ISIN)
Canadian Radiation Protection Association (CRPA)
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)
Centre d’étude sur l’Evaluation de la Protection dans le domaine Nucléaire, France (CEPN)
Federal Agency for Nuclear Control, Belgium (FANC)
Société Française de Radioprotection, France (SFRP)
Italian Association Medical Physics (AIFM)
Italian Society of Medical and Interventional Radiology (SIRM)
Danish Society for Medical Physics
Centers for Disease and Control Prevention
International Organisation for Medical Physics (IOMP)
Ghana Association for Radiation Protection (GARP)
Israel Society for Radiation Protection
Nordic Society for Radiation Protection (NSFS)
Nordic Nuclear Safety Research (NKS)
South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology (SAAPMB)
The National Centre for Radiation Protection, Delft University (Netherlands)
Spanish Radiation Protection Society (SEPR)
East Tennessee Chapter of the Health Physics Society (United States)
Spanish Society of Medical Physics
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, United Kingdom
Icelandic Radiation Safety Authority (GR)
ENUSA Industria Avanzandas, S.A., S.M.E. (ENUSA) Spain
Australasian Radiation Protection Association (ARPS)
South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association (SPERA)
RP Alba Ltd
Fatima Al Kaabi
Catrin Bauréus Koch
Juan J Burgos Gallego
Eduardo Gallego Diaz
Chan Hyeong Kim
Maria Antonia Lopez
Josep Martí Climent
Nicole E Martinez
Juan Ocampo Ramos
Wong Pai Wai
Daniel J. Strom
John M Takala
UAE Dubai Team
Keon Wook Kang
We are delighted to lead the way with a meaningful contribution towards making the Annals of the ICRP available for free, and in particular we are proud that Publication 103 is now available to everybody thanks to our contribution. Easy access will be a boon to governments, scientists, professionals, and interested citizens world-wide. Let’s take on this important initiative together.
- Christer Viktorsson, Director General, The UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR)
We are pleased to join other agencies and countries in ICRP’s efforts with our contribution towards making the Annals of the ICRP available for free; and, in particular, we are thrilled that Publication 103 will be available to everyone. Access will be a benefit to radiation protection professionals, scientists, and interested countries worldwide. Let us undertake this critical initiative together.
- Dr. Patricia R. Worthington, Director, Office of Health and Safety, United States Department of Energy
I see the Free the Annals initiative as transformational for our profession. Not only will we have easier access to the ICRP recommendations that are the foundation of our work, but other interested professionals, policy makers, and members of the public will also have free access. The IRPA Executive Council has already contributed to this cause, knowing that this change will have a very positive global impact on our profession, in perpetuity. I also strongly urge each IRPA Associate Society to seriously consider supporting this initiative. Contributions from many Associate Societies, large or small, will send a strong message that this is worth supporting.
- Roger Coates, President, International Radiation Protection Association