Recent news

News items include website updates and recent news of Eurachem events and activities.

New leaflet - introducing terminology for measurement

Babel 80The Eurachem Education and Training working group has released a new information leaflet, "You talk, we understand – The way out of the tower of Babel". The leaflet highlights some terms which are commonly confused or misunderstood and introduces the Eurachem Guide on Terminology in Analytical Measurement.

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Autumn 2015 newsletter published

nl33 80The Autumn 2015 Eurachem Newsletter is now available to download in PDF format. Printed copies will also be available through National members.

Previous newsletters can be found on the Newsletter page.

New leaflet on uncertainty for averaged results

SQRT(n)? or not?The Eurachem measurement uncertainty and traceability working group has released a new information leaflet, "Using repeated measurements to improve the standard uncertainty", covering the often thorny subject of when, and when not, to divide by sqrt(n) in order to calculate the standard uncertainty arising from random variation.

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Next Eurachem PT workshop date announced

calendar imageA date for the calendar: The next Eurachem International Workshop on Proficiency Testing and External Quality Assurance will be in Portorosz on 9-12 October 2017.

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New Eurachem Guide on Target Measurement Uncertainty

Setting Target MU thumbnail imageThe Eurachem/CITAC Measurement uncertainty and traceability working group has issued a new guide on "Setting and Using Target Uncertainty in Chemical Measurement".

The new guide describes how to set a maximum admissible uncertainty, defined in the third edition of the International Vocabulary of Metrology as the “target uncertainty”, and how to check whether measurement quality quantified by the measurement uncertainty is fit for the intended purpose.

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2016 Validation Workshop - Second Circular and registration details

The second circular for the Eurachem workshop Method Validation  in Analytical Science is now available. The workshop will be on May 9-10 2016. The focus is on in-house method validation in analytical science applied in different fields such as environment, food, health, forensics, pharmaceuticals and microbiology.

Read more: 2016 Validation Workshop - Second Circular and registration details

'Selection of PT schemes' leaflet now available in French

French flagThanks to our French colleagues, the Eurachem Information Leaflet "Selecting the right proficiency testing scheme for my laboratory" is now additionally available in French.

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'Quantifying uncertainty' guide now available in Spanish

ESThanks to a great effort by our Spanish colleagues, the Eurachem Guide "Quantifying Uncertainty in Analytical Measurement" (3rd edition) is now available in Spanish.

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'Selecting the right proficiency testing scheme' leaflet available in two more languages

ESSEThanks to our Spanish and Swedish colleagues, the Eurachem Information leaflet "Selecting the right proficiency testing scheme for my laboratory" is now additionally available in Spanish and Swedish.

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Eurachem is now on Twitter

twitter 80Eurachem news and announcements can now be followed on Twitter. Our PT and Events feeds, @eurachempt and @EurachemEvents will also be providing more specific updates.