A High Scientific Council (HSC) advises the European Nuclear Society.
The HSC Members are 8 to 15 Scientists of high repute, coming from at least 5 European countries, selected by the President (see below) and nominated by the ENS Board.
- HSC has a president, who is elected by the Members and confirmed by the ENS Board.
- Members and the President are nominated for a 3 year period, renewable indefinitely.
- The disciplines represented in the HSC will include different science fields, related to the use of nuclear technologies, among them Physics, Biology, Medicine and Engineering.
- It is desirable to have at least one member representing each discipline in the HSC.
- If needs arise members of HSC will create ENS Scientific Subcommittees, r esponsible for work on particular issues. Each subcommittee would have a president, who might be, but is not necessarily, a member of HSC.
- The work in HSC and subcommittees is voluntary.
- The main tasks of HSC are:
9.1.To critically review the current situation of the science and technology in
the fields of interest for ENS and issue position statements on relevant
9.2.To advise the ENS Programme Committee on ENS-sponsored Conferences
- The Secretariat of ENS will provide administrative support to the work of the HSC.
- Contacts should be made primarily by electronic means.
- HSC should meet at least once per year, preferably during one of the major ENS conferences.
- Any member of the HSC would, ex officio, be offered editorial space in ENS publications.
- Members of the HSC may be solicited to take part ex officio in media events as required. In case of “national” events, foreign HSC members would be especially welcomed.