PNRI implements various information, education and communication activities to increase the knowledge and understanding of the public about nuclear science and technology and its beneficial applications.
Development / Production of Nuclear Information Materials

The PNRI, through the Nuclear Information and Documentation Section (NIDS), develops information, education and communication materials such as the Annual report, Online Newsletter, brochures/flyers on the beneficial applications of nuclear science and technology in food and agriculture, medicine, industry and the environment, among others.These materials are distributed to the following: PNRI visitors during educational tours, walk-in visitors, students and teachers during nuclear awareness seminars, media people, and to the public during science and technology fairs and exhibitions.

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Hard copies of flyers/brochures and annual reports are available free-of-charge at NIDS- PNRI
Direct Line: (+632) 920-8787
Trunkline (+632) 9296011 to 19 local 286

Educational Resource Materials

The PNRI has developed two multimedia presentations on CD-ROM entitled "The Atom, Radiation and Radioactivity" and "Nuclear Science and Technology Applications".  The CD on the Atom is especially designed for students and teachers in order to give them a comprehensive and factual knowledge about radiation, radioactivity, nuclear safety and the beneficial uses of radiation.  The CD on Nuclear Applications features basic information about radiation and its applications in crop improvement, health care, high technology materials development and basic research. 

The abovementioned CDs are  available for sale at the NIDS-PNRI
Direct Line (+632)  920-8787
Trunkline (+632) ) 9296010 to 19 local 286

PNRI Guided Tours
The Institute offers free guided tour of its facilities and laboratories. The tour includes viewing of the exhibits, lecture-demonstrations and audio visual presentations.

Guidelines and Policies for Booking of Educational Tours at PNRI:

1.   All letters must be addressed to:

      - Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla
        PNRI Director

2.  Letters can be submitted through:

      - Mail – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
      - E-mail – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
      - Fax – (+632)  920-1646
      - Personal delivery to the Nuclear Information and Documentation Section, Ground Floor, Nuclear
        Administration , Regulatory and Training Building, PNRI compound

3.  The letter of request must contain the following information:

      - Date, time and duration of visit (eg. From  9am-12 noon or from 1 pm – 4 pm)
      - Name and  address of school/institution or company
      - Number of visitors (including parents, faculty/staff) for guided tour 
        (Note: The number must not exceed 50.)
      - If students, course and year level
          - Area/s of interest
          - Contact person and contact details (landline number, mobile number and email address)

4.  All bookings must be done at least two (2) weeks in advance. Available days for the tour are Mondays to Fridays, between 9 AM to 12 Noon and between 1 PM to 4 PM.

5.  Strict compliance with the scheduled time of visit is expected. We emphasize that requestees must book/reserve the time that is most realistic for the group upon consideration of travel time (including allowance for traffic, etc.) from the point of origin to PNRI.

6.  Acceptance of bookings is on first come first served basis.

7.  The school coordinator or group leader of the tour is advised to contact NIDS-PNRI (Telephone Nos. 920-8787 and 929-6010 to 19 local 286) to confirm PNRI’s receipt of their letter, especially those sent by mail or fax.

8.  Upon arrival at PNRI during the scheduled tour, the school coordinator/group leader must register at the guard’s logbook. The school coordinator/group leader must ensure an orderly manner by which the students/visitors are to enter the PNRI facility.

9.  School coordinator/group leader must remind all the students about their behavior while in the premises of PNRI. Vandalism, loitering, shouting, eating, drinking and other non-desirable behavior inside the audio visual room/laboratories/ facilities are strictly prohibited.

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Participation in Science and Technology fairs/Exhibitions and Other Special Events

PNRI participates in science and technology fairs and exhibitions and other special   events such as school science/foundation anniversaries. Its officials and technical staff also participate in fora and symposia to provide stakeholders with information regarding various aspects of nuclear science and technology.

For more information, contact the NIDS-PNRI
Tel Nos: Direct Line - (+632) 920-8787; Trunkline (+632)  929-6011 to 19 local 286
Telefax: (+632) 920-1646
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Media Publicity
The PNRI, with assistance from the Science and Technology Information Institute, keeps the public abreast with developments in nuclear science and technology through media releases and radio/TV interviews of PNRI officials and technical staff.
Nuclear Awareness Seminars

PNRI conducts seminars in secondary schools and in colleges/universities nationwide to inform and educate students primarily about the benefits of radiation/nuclear technology. The seminar consists of lectures, video showings and demonstrations of radiation detection equipment/instruments such as   survey meters and personnel dosimeters, among others.

For more information, contact the NIDS-PNRI
Tel Nos: Direct Line - (+632) 920-8787; Trunkline (+632)  929-6011 to 19 local 286
Telefax: (+632) 920-1646

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Library Services

The PNRI Library has a comprehensive collection of scientific and technical information resources in nuclear science and technology and extends these and its research support services to the general public. The Library is open from Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Requests for offsite library services may be sent through this online form.

For more information, contact:
Nuclear Information and Documentation Section
Technology Diffusion Division
Trunkline: (+632)  929-6011 to 19 local 239
Telefax:  (+632)  920-1646