Annual Meeting of the
Association For Radiation Research 2021

12 -14 July 2021

An integrated virtual and face to face event


We are very pleased to invite you to the Association of Radiation Research meeting for 2021. As usual the meeting will include sessions covering the whole spectrum of radiation research from basic physics and chemistry through to clinical studies. It will be a great opportunity to hear from the experts and network with others in the field at the sessions and during our planned social events. Please note there will be specific support for attendance and involvement of Scientists in Training.


Dr Muriel Brengues - Institute of Cancer Research of Montpellier

Professor David Sebag-Montefiore - University of Leeds

Professor Steve Jackson - Gurdon Institute, Cambridge

Professor Thomas von Zglinicki - Newcastle University

Dr Steve Walters - National Nuclear Laboratory Limited



Registration is now open for both virtual and in person attendance, with rates offered for students, non-students, members and non-members.

ARR Member Virtual Attendance £150.00

Non Member Virtual Attendance £170.00

Student ARR Member Virtual Attendance £100.00

Student ARR Non-member Virtual Attendance £120.00

In Person Attendance

We are currently hoping to offer in-person attendance on the afternoon of Tuesday 13 July to lunchtime Wednesday 14 July, including the conference dinner at Aspire. In person attendance will be subject to restrictions in place at the time of the event. Please continue to check this site for updates

In person attendance and attendance at the conference dinner can be booked as an addition to your virtual event registration via the registration form.

In person attendance £120.00

Conference Dinner £70.00



Aging and radiation

Normal tissue radiobiology

Radiation chemistry

Radiation protection, environmental exposure

DNA repair

AI in radiotherapy physics

Radiobiology/physics of re-treatment


Conference Organisation

The Annual Meeting of the Association for Radiation Research 2020 is organised on behalf of ARR by Professor Susan Short.

Professor Short is a clinical oncologist with a specialist research interest in treating adults with primary brain tumours. She trained at King’s College London and took up a post as Senior Lecturer at University College London in 2004, where she ran a translational research group as CRUK Clinician Scientist and Senior Fellow. She moved to Leeds in 2012 as professor of Clinical Oncology and Neuro-Oncology and currently leads the brain cancer research section at Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology.

Administrative Support

Conference Management and administrative support is provided by MeetinLeeds. Please direct all queries to 


Outline Programme

Monday 12 July
A.M. L H Gray Meeting (Online)
P.M. Keynote and Conference Sessions (Online)

Tuesday 13 July
A.M. Conference Sessions (Online)
P.M. Conference Sessions (In person and Online)
Committee Meeting 
Conference Dinner

Wednesday 14 July
A.M. Conference Sessions (In person and Online)

P.M. Conference Sessions (Online)