SHARE SRA Research line 5: Risk and health communication

Grilo, A. M., Vieira, L., Carolino, E., Costa, M., Galaio, S., Melo, I., Geão, A., Santos, A. and Colarinha, P. (2020). Cancer Patient Experience in a Nuclear Medicine Department: Comparison Between Bone Scintigraphy and 18F-FDG PET/CT. JNMT, Volume 48(3): 254-264 . doi: 10.2967/jnmt.119.239285

Malone, J. (2020). X-rays for medical imaging: Radiation protection, governance and ethics over 125 years. Physica Medica 79:47-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2020.09.012

Perko, T., Benighaus, L., Tomkiv, Y., & Wolf, H. V. (2020). Guidance on communicating about uncertainties in nuclear emergency management. Radioprotection, 55, 2020028. doi:

Perko, T., & Martell, M. (2020). Communicating nuclear and radiological emergencies to the public: how and to what extent are European countries prepared? International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 50. doi:

Perko, T. and Turcanu, C. (2020). Is internet a missed opportunity? Evaluating radon websites from a stakeholder engagement perspective. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 212.

Grilo, A.M., Vieira, L., Carolino, E., Ferreira, J. and Neves, M. (2019) Addressing the patient experience in myocardial perfusion scintigraphy, Trends Med (19) 1-4. doi: 10.15761/TiM.1000175

Perko, T.; Monken-Fernandes, H.; Martell, M.; Zeleznik, N.; O’Sullivan, P. (2019). Societal constraints related to environmental remediation and decommissioning programmes. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity (196) 171-180.

Diaz-Maurin, F. (2018). Chronic long-term risk of low-level radiation exposure: Bridging the lay/expert divide. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 74(5), 335–339.

Gallego, E., Cantone, M. C., Oughton, D., Perko, T., Prezelj, I., & Tomkiv, Y. (2017). Mass media communication of emergency issues and countermeasures in a nuclear accident: Fukushima reporting in European newspapers. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 173, 163-169. doi:doi:10.1093/rpd/ncw334

Grilo, A.M., Vieira, L., Carolino, E., Oliveira, C., Pacheco, C., Castro, M. and Alonso, J. (2017). Anxiety in Cancer Patients during 18F-FDG PET/CT Low Dose: A Comparison of Anxiety Levels before and after Imaging Studies. Nursing Research and Practice Volume 2017, 1-9.

Vyncke, B., Perko, T., & Van Gorp, B. (2017). Information Sources as Explanatory Variables for the Belgian Health-Related Risk Perception of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident. Risk Analysis, 37, 570-582. doi:10.1111/risa.12618

Mays C., Valuch J., Perko T., Daris I., Condi C., Miskiewicz A., Zakrzewska G., Constantin M., Diaconu D., Kralj M., Železnik N. (2016). Looking for citizen-centered communication: Dialogues between radiological protection or nuclear safety specialists and media professionals. Journal of Radiological Protection 36, 2. DOI: 10.1088/0952-4746/36/2/S143

Perko, T. (2016). Risk Communication in the Case of the Fukushima Accident: Impact of Communication and Lessons to Be Learned. Integr Environ Assess Manag., 12(4), 683-686. doi:10.1002/ieam.1832

Perko, T., Tomkiv, Y., Prezelj, I., Cantone, M. C., Gallego, E., & Oughton, D. H. (2016). Communication with Media in Nuclear or Radiological Emergencies: General and Practical Recommendations for Improvement. Journal of Radiation Protection, 51(HS2), S163-S169. DOI: 10.1051/radiopro/2016057

Prezelj, I., Perko, T., Cantone, M. C., Gallego, E., Tomkiv, Y., & Oughton, D. H. (2016). The limits of public communication coordination in a nuclear emergency: lessons from media reporting on the Fukushima case. Journal of Radiological Protection, 36, 45–63.

Turcanu, C., El Jammal, M. H., T., P., Baumont, G., Latré, E., & Choffel de Witte, I. (2016). Satisfaction with information about ionising radiation: a comparative study in Belgium and France. Journal of Radiological Protection, 36, 122–142.

Perko, T. (2015). How to Communicate about Radiological Risks? A European Perspective. Fukushima Global Communication Programme; Working Paper Series, 19, 1-13.

Perko, T., Mays, C., Valuch, J., & Nagy, A. (2015). Mass and New Media: Review of Framing, Treatment and Sources in Reporting on Fukushima. Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism, 5, 252. doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000252

Perko, T., Tomkiv, Y., Oughton, D. H., Cantone, M. C., Gallego, E., Prezelj, I., & Byrkina, E. M. (2015). Units related to radiation exposure and radioactivity in mass media: The Fukushima case study in Europe and Russia. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 164 (1-2), 154-159.

Scheer, D., Benighaus, C., Benighaus, L. et al. (2014) The Distinction Between Risk and Hazard: Understanding and Use in Stakeholder Communication. Risk Analysis, 34 (7) 1270-1285

Perko, T., Thijssen, P., Turcanu, C., & Van Gorp, B. (2014). Insights into the reception and acceptance of risk messages: nuclear emergency communication. Journal of Risk Research, 17(9), 1207-1232.

Perko, T., & Turcanu, C. (2013). Reporting on Fukushima. Nuclear Engineering International, 58 (704), 38-40.

Perko, T., van Gorp, B., Turcanu, C., Thijssen, P., & Carlé, B. (2013). Communication in Nuclear Emergency Preparedness: A Closer Look at Information Reception. Risk Analysis, 10.1111/risa.12048. doi:10.1111/risa.12048

Perko, T., Zeleznik, N., Turcanu, C., & Thijssen, P. (2012). Is Knowledge Important? Empirical Research on Nuclear Risk Communication in Two Countries. Health Physics, 102(6), 614-625. doi:10.1097/HP.0b013e31823fb5a5

Perko, T., Turcanu, C., & Carlé, B. (2012). Media Reporting of Nuclear Emergencies: The Effects of Transparent Communication in a Minor Nuclear Event. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 20, 52-56.

Perko, T. (2011). Importance of Risk Communication During and After a Nuclear Accident. Integrated Environmental Assesement and Management, 7(3), 388–392.