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International Journal of Nuclear Security

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Developing Nuclear Security Culture At Academic And Educational Institutions, Mostafa Kofi, Lamiaa Fiala, May Al-Muammar, Zenobia S. Homan Nov 2020

Developing Nuclear Security Culture At Academic And Educational Institutions, Mostafa Kofi, Lamiaa Fiala, May Al-Muammar, Zenobia S. Homan

International Journal of Nuclear Security

In recent years, the use of radioactive sources for diagnosis and treatment has become more widespread. Presence of such sources in universities, university hospitals and academic institutions makes it necessary to develop nuclear security culture among academics. The challenges to improve security culture or in some cases develop it from scratch are diverse, and it is not a simple process. The research question which takes centre stage in this paper, is how to develop a strong and sustainable nuclear security culture among academics. Because workplaces form a combination of many different cultures, it can be a challenge to achieve a ...