Dr. Kapil Patil, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow in the ERC-project “Living with Radiation: The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency in the History of Radiation Protection” at the Chair for Science, Technology and Gender Studies at Friedrich-Alexander University. His research focusses at the intersection of science policy, nuclear diplomacy, and global governance including the role of IAEA in institutionalising global radiation safety governance. He holds a Ph.D. in Science Policy from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and written in acclaimed international publications. He is a co-editor of a book titled, India’s Nuclear Energy Programme: Challenges, Prospects, and Public Concerns (Pentagon Press. 2014). He was awarded the Emerging Leaders Fellowship 2018 conferred by the Korean Ministry of Unification, and an alumnus of the Nuclear History Boot Camp (2011) jointly organized by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, and the University of Roma Tre.
Postdoctoral Fellow, ERC project “Living with Radiation” (HRP-IAEA)
Content by Kapil Patil
Reinforcing nuclear safety norms is vital for the future of nuclear power
Given the current situation in Ukraine, Kapil Patil argues that we must seriously rethink the extant nuclear safety regimes and how best the international community can reinforce the global nuclear safety and security norms.