Dana Drábová (CZE)

Nuclear physicist


Since 1999, he has headed the Czech State Office for Nuclear Safety.



She studied at the Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering of the Czech Technical University dosimetry and application of ionizing radiation and obtained an engineering degree. She pursued her Ph.D. studies in nuclear physics from 1994 to 200. Later, she worked at the Centre for Radiation Hygiene of the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology - later the State Institute of Health - where she was involved in protection against the harmful effects of ionizing radiation. Since 1992 she had been deputy head of the Radiation Monitoring Network of the Czech Republic. In 1995-1996 she was Director of the Emergency Preparedness Department of the State Office for Nuclear Safety and, from 1996-to 1999, Director of the State Institute of Radiation Protection. Since 1 November 1999, she has been the Chairwoman of the State Office for Nuclear Safety. From November 2006 to November 2009, she chaired the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA). In October 2013, she received an honorary doctorate at the Technical University of Liberec. In April 2016, she received another honorary doctorate at the Technical University of Ostrava.


Příběh uranu

Global stage
20. 7. 2023 20:00 - 21:00


How did uranium enter the history of the Earth and mankind? We will look at the possibilities of uranium to participate in meeting our energy needs.

Černobyl: seriál a realita

The Big Bang stage velký sál
20. 7. 2023 16:45 - 17:30


The HBO television miniseries Chernobyl is one of the highest-rated series ever. The situations that led to the largest nuclear accident in the history of the peaceful use of nuclear energy, its course, and its aftermath are depicted as accurately as possible for a drama. But not everything corresponds to reality. Not only this but also the present day Chernobyl will be the subject of this talk.