Recent news

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

"Selecting a PT scheme" leaflet now available in German

DEThanks to our colleagues in Germany, the Eurachem Information leaflet "Selecting the right PT scheme for my laboratory" is now available in German.

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"Uncertainty for sampling" guide now available in Farsi

Thanks to Dr Mohammad Rahmani, of Iran, the complete Eurachem guide "Measurement uncertainty arising from sampling" is now available for download from the Eurachem site in Farsi.

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"Uncertainty for averages" leaflet now available in Spanish and Ukrainian

UAESThanks to our colleages in Spain and the Ukraine, the Information Leaflet "Using repeated measurements to improve the standard uncertainty" is now availabe in both of these Eurachem Member languages.

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2016 Validation Workshop - Third Circular

wks mv 2016 pstr tThe third circular for the Eurachem workshop Method Validation  in Analytical Science is now available, with an extended poster abstract deadline. 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.

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Eurachem PT leaflet now available in Czech

CZThanks to our Czech Eurachem colleagues, the Eurachem leaflet "Selecting the right proficiency testing scheme for my laboratory" is now additionally available in Czech.

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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.


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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