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Radon and Health in the Natural and Built Environment

Radon research at Kingston University is carried out as part of a wider research group that specialises in radon and health issues in the natural and built environment. This research is partly focussed at health bodies to encourage the development of new strategies to reduce the dose to humans in such environments.

Examples of projects under this heading are:-

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Further information/links

The Radon Council UK and the Radon Research group at Northampton University together with the Universities Radon Network are involved in the above projects. Further information on these groups can be found at www2.northampton.ac.uk/portal/page/portal/aps/appliedscience/research/radon and www.radoncouncil.org

Executive Summary

Researchers

Funding Body/Source

  • AHRB
  • EU
  • DEFRA
  • The Radon Council

Duration

2000 - ongoing

Project Summary

This research is concerned with radon and health issues in the natural and built environment. A particular focus is on radon in caves and abandoned mines, as well as tidal synchronicity of indoor radon (and associated earthquake activity) together with the link between radon and geology.