Title: Nuclear physics education in Turkey

Authors: F. Oner

Addresses: Department of Physics, Faculty of Education, Amasya University, Amasya 05189, Turkey

Abstract: In this study, the history of nuclear physics education in 78 universities in Turkey regarding their curriculum, credits, examinations, the equipments in nuclear physics laboratories, the number of lecturers, the textbooks, and the institutions that contribute nuclear physics education has been investigated. The first studies on nuclear physics in Turkey began at Istanbul University in 1933, carried out by Prof. Feza Gursey. The programmes of education and training include theoretical instructions and practical exercises. Results are taken briefly.

Keywords: nuclear education; nuclear engineering; training; Turkey; nuclear information; nuclear knowledge management; nuclear physics; higher education; universities.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNKM.2008.018936

International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management, 2008 Vol.3 No.1, pp.28 - 36

Published online: 23 Jun 2008 *

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