radioactivity

Radiation Basics

In order to help the McGill community to better understand radiation issues and to safely work with radioisotopes, Environmental Health & Safety has grouped here useful tools and information.

Fundamentals of radiation

The atom can be thought of as a system containing a positively charged nucleus and negatively charged electrons which are in orbit around the nucleus....

Purchasing Radioisotopes and Meters

At McGill, researchers who wish to purchase radioisotopes need a valid up-to-date McGill Internal Radioisotope Permit. For further details, contact the Radiation safety officer at local 2245....

Location of radioisotope laboratories at McGill

Location of labs using radioisotopes on the downtown McGill campus Location of labs using radioisotopes on the MacDonald McGill campus

Radiation units

Activity is the transformation (disintegration) rate of a radioactive substance ...

McGill Radiation Safety Policy Manual, Edition 6.0

This version is only available on the EHS website. Click here to download the Radiation Safety Manual Version 6.0.

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