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ICNIRS 2017

We look forward to see you in Copenhagen from June 11th  to 15th June 2017

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2nd edition of the Winter school

The 2nd edition of the WINTER SCHOOL “THE SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES: INNOVATIVE TOOLS TO MEET THE NEW CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE” will be held on April 10th -14th 2017 at CREA-IAA, Via Venezian 26, 20133 Milano
Attendees: graduate and PhD students, post-Doc students, private technicians and researchers (also from foreign Countries).

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The 10th anniversary of the CRA-W Vibrational spectroscopy and Chemometrics annual training: again a success!

In March 2017, the Valorisation of Agricultural Products Department of the CRA-W organised the 10th anniversary of its annual training on vibrational spectroscopy and chemometrics. The aim of this annual training is to give an overview of the theoretical and practical issues of both areas for their right application in food control and food research.

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17th edition of NIRS course in Cordoba (Spain)

The 17th edition of the course entitled “Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS): Applications in Quality Control and Traceability of Agri-Food Products and Processes", was held at the University of Cordoba (Spain), February 6th-9th. The course, was designed for pre and post graduate students, scientists and professionals with different backgrounds (analytical chemistry, soils science, animal nutrition, biology, environmental sciences forestry, agriculture and chemical engineering, etc).

This edition there were 18 attendees from Spain, Colombia and Mexico (see attached photo group). Unlike other NIRS courses, it is taught entirely in Spanish, to give researchers and professionals from Latin America the opportunity to perform the training in their mother tongue. Don´t miss the opportunity to be one of our students!

As the number of applications were three times the available places in the course, the University of Cordoba will organize a new edition in May 2017. For further info please contact Prof. Ana Garrido Varo (Academic Director) ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

The change of JNiRS publisher from IM publications to SAGE

Commencing in 2017 SAGE is delighted to be the new publisher of Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Information and full-text content will continue to be accessible from the IM Publications website as the journal transitions to SAGE.

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16th edition of NIRS course in Cordoba (Spain)

The 16th edition of the course entitled “Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS): Applications in Quality Control and Traceability of Agri-Food Products and Processes", was held at the University of Cordoba (Spain), February 8th-11th. The course, was designed for pre and post graduate students, scientists and professionals with different backgrounds (analytical chemistry, soils science, aninal nutrition, biology, environmental sciences forestry, agriculture and chemical engineering, etc). This edition there were 18 attendees from Spain, Colombia, Brazil, Portugal and UK (see photo group). Unlike other NIRS courses, it is taught entirely in Spanish, to give researchers and professionals from Latin America the opportunity to perform the training in their mother tongue. Don´t miss the opportunity to be one of our students! The next one will be held at February 2017. For further info please contact Prof. Ana Garrido Varo (Academic Director) ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )  

CHIMIOMETRIE XVII

Great success for chemometrics conference organized by CRA-W at Namur Palais des Congrès from 17 to 20 January 2016.

Nearly 160 people from 14 different countries and diverse research areas participated in two training days (11 courses) and 2 conference days (34 presentations and 44 posters).

More information about the program, presentations and posters available on website Chimiometrie XVII

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