SHARE SRA Research line 1: Social, political, psychological, historical and economic factors influencing perceptions, expectations and behaviours regarding radiological protection and applications of ionising radiation 


Liutsko, L., Ohba, T., Cardis, E., Schneider, T., & Oughton, D. (2018). Socio-economic, historical and cultural background: implications for behaviour after radiation accidents and better resilience, Chapter of book in: Environmental Health Risks: Ethical Aspects (Zölzer F and Meskens G, Eds.), Chapter 3, pp. 28- 42, UK: Routledge, Oxford.

Oughton, D. (2016). Societal and ethical aspects of the Fukushima accident. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 12(4), 651-653. doi:10.1002/ieam.1831

Latré, E., Perko, T., & Thijssen, P. (2017) Public opinion change after the Fukushima nuclear accident: the role of national context revisited. Energy policy, ISSN 0301-4215-104, 124-133

Latré, E., Thijssen, P., & Perko, T. (2019) The party politics of nuclear energy: Party cues and public opinion regarding nuclear energy in Belgium.Energy Research & Social Science(47), 192-201.

Perko, T., Adam, B., & Stassen, K. R. (2015) The differences in perception of radiological risks: lay people versus new and experienced employees in the nuclear sector. Journal of Risk Research, 18(1 ), 40-54.

Perko, T. (2014) Radiation Risk Perception: A Discrepancy Between the Experts and the General Population Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 133, 86-91.

Turcanu, C., Sala, R., Perko, T., Abelshausen, B., Oltra, C., Tomkiv, Y., . . . Zeleznik, N. (2020). How would citizens react to official advice in a nuclear emergency? Insights from research in three European countriesJournal of Contingency and Crisis Management. doi:

Turcanu, C., Perko, T., & Laes, E. (2014). Public participation processes related to nuclear research installations: What are the driving factors behind participation intention?Public Understanding of Science, 23(3), 331–347.

Turcanu, C., Prades, A., Sala, R., Perko, T. and Oltra, C., 2020. Fusion energy: A deeper look into attitudes among the general public. Fusion Engineering and Design161, p.111891.

Hoti, F., Perko, T., Thijssen, P. and Renn, O. (2021) Radiation risks and uncertainties: a scoping review to support communication and informed decision-making Journal of Radiological Protection  (40) 612