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Aim and scope: The purpose of the Journal of Radiation Protection and Research (hereafter referred to as ‘the Journal’) is to disseminate scientific and technical information on radiation protection and related issues covering both ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. These include not only man-made radiation and radionuclides but also cosmic radiation and naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM). Specific expertise covers radiation physics and detection, radiation dosimetry, dose monitoring and evaluation, radiation biology and epidemiology, radiation risk assessment, radiation public health and environmental impact, radiation safety and regulations, training and education, and social science and participation including social communication and risk communication. The fields of radiological protection include uses of radiation/radioisotopes, nuclear industry and research, NORM industry and research, radiation diagnosis and therapy, accelerator research, and radioactive waste.

1. Fundamental Basis and Theory of Radiological Protection
2. Radiation Detection, Dosimetry, Monitoring and Dose Evaluation
3. Radiation Biology, Epidemiology and Risk Assessment
4. Radiation Public Health and Environmental Impact
5. Radiation Safety and Regulations, Emergency Preparedness and Response
6. Training and Education, Risk Communication, Social Science and Participation
7. Radiological Protection in Diagnosis and Therapy
8. Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste

The ISO abbreviation of the journal title: The official title of the journal is "Journal of Radiation Protection and Research" and the abbreviation is "J. Radiat. Prot. Res."

Year of launching: The Journal of Radiation Protection and Research (JRPR) have been published by the Korean Association for Radiation Protection (KARP) since 1976. JRPR was originally titled with Journal of Radiation Protection (JRP) up to 2015. The pISSN of JRPR was issued in May 2016 and eISSN was issued in March 2016. JRPR became the official co-publishing journal of the Korean Association for Radiation Protection (KARP), the Japan Health Physics Society (JHPS), and the Australasian Radiation Protection Society (ARPS) in September 2019.

Availability of the full-text in the web: The URL address of JRPR including the archive since 1976 is http://www.jrpr.org. Total or a part of the articles in JRPR are abstracted in International Nuclear Information System of IAEA (https://www.iaea.org/inis/index.html), Korea Science portal (http://portal.koreascience.or.kr), and Korea Citation Index (www.kci.go.kr).

Subscription: JRPR is an open access journal. The articles of JRPR could be downloaded without charge in http://www.jrpr.org. Subscription prices are available upon request from the publisher. The page charge and article processing charge are listed in the regulations of manuscript submission page and are attached at the end of each journal issue.

Frequency of publication: The JRPR is quarterly issued on March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st.

Contact information: The address of the JRPR editorial office (Geehyun Kim, Managing Editor of JRPR) is “Department of Nuclear Engineering, Sejong University, 209 Neungdong-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 05006, Republic of Korea (Tel: +82-2-3408-4013, Fax: +82-2-3408-3182, E-mail: jrpr.gkim@gmail.com).” And the address of the publisher is “HIT Building 319, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul 04763, Korea (Tel: +82-2-2297-9775, Fax: +82-2-2297-9776, Email: webmaster@karp.or.kr).”

Copyright: This is an Open-Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

ISSN: An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication. The pISSN and eISSN number assigned to JRPR are 2508-1888 and 2466-2461, respectively.

This work was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) grant funded by the Korean government.

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