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Reactor VR-1 held a course for the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology. It is Saudi Arabian institution that supports scientific research which coordinates the activities of government institutions and scientific research centers.

First week of the course was focused on radiation protection and took place mainly at the National Radiation Protection Institute. Second week of the course was focused on reactor physics and took place at the VR-1 reactor. At the beginning participants became familiar with the workplace of the VR-1 reactor, then underwent some practical exercises focused on neutron detection and reactor physics and at the conclusion of the course participants tried to control a reactor under a supervision of reactor personnel.

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