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The Eurachem PT working group has released 11 new translations of the information leaflet "Pre- and Post-analytical PT" to accompany the English edition. The translations can be downloaded here.
Other information leaflets can be found under 'Information leaflets'.
The Eurachem Workshop on Quality Assurance of Measurements from Field to Laboratory will be held in Finland on 20-21 May in 2013. The topics of the workshop focus on two main subjects: on challenges of measurements related to nanotechnology and on challenges related to on-site/on-line measurements. Further information and registration details can be found on the workshop page or the conference website.
The Eurachem Education and Training Working Group (E&T WG) has initiated a survey of training providers and users to collect information on the state of education and training in metrology in analytical science in different member states. This will help the working group facilitate the dissemination and exchange of training materials among teaching and training institutions.Contributions are welcome from training providers and laboratories. The survey is web based and can be found on the new Eurachem Survey portal.
IUPAC has issued a provisional recommendation entitled "Vocabulary for Nominal Properties and Nominal Examinations - Basic and General Concepts and Associated Terms" for public comment. The closing date for comment is 30 November 2012. A description of the document, a copy of the provisional recommendation and the arrangements for submitting individual comments can be found here [opens in new page].
The Eurachem Measurement Uncertainty and Traceability Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of the Third Edition of the Eurachem/CITAC Guide "Quantifying Uncertainty in Analytical Measurement".
The presentations given at the the workshop "Method validation, Traceability and Measurement uncertainty" at BAM, Berlin on 21-22 May 2012 are now available on the workshop information page.