Welcome to the research guide for Radiation Biology. This guide contains an extensive sample of library resources available to help you with your research projects. It also contains instructions on citing sources according to the style you will use in this class.
On this page, see the course information and a quick list of research materials to get you started.
The following can help you start your research.
See the Library Resources tab for more extensive lists of suggested materials.
- Applied Science & Technology Source
Applied Science & Technology Source offers extensive coverage of research and development within a wide variety of applied science and computing disciplines, including aeronautics, nuclear engineering, and neural networks.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre–clinical sciences, and much more.
- Radiation Research
Radiation Research publishes articles dealing with radiation effects and related subjects in the areas of physics, chemistry, biology and medicine, including epidemiology and translational research.
- Radiology Research & Practice
Provides information about research in all areas of radiology and includes case reports and clinical studies.
- Effects of Ionizing Radiation byCall Number: eBookISBN: 0585025290Publication Date:
In the decades since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, economic and political trends have opened avenues for radiation research while breakthroughs in molecular biology have shed light on radiation’s effect on the human body. This volume comprehensively reviews what is now known about human exposure to ionizing radiation, with emphasis on unifying the scientific disciplines that inform this topic.
- The Physics of Radiation Therapy byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781496305763Publication Date:
This classic, full-color text helps the entire radiation therapy team—radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists—develop a thorough understanding of 3D conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), high dose-rate remote afterloaders (HDR), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), and proton beam therapy, as well as the physical concepts underlying treatment planning, treatment delivery, and dosimetry.
Natural Science at Northwestern
These links will take you to official NWOSU university pages.
- School of Arts & Sciences
The departments within the school offer a total of fifteen majors and twenty minors at the undergraduate level and a master of arts in American studies at the graduate level.
- Department of Natural Science
The Department of Natural Science at NWOSU offers coursework in biology, chemistry, and physics with several NCA-accredited major and minor degree programs to choose from.
Biology is the study of life.
NWOSU offers a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and provides traditional training in classroom and laboratory studies.
- Physics Minor
NWOSU offers a minor in physics and a physics education pathway.