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New Edition (18th) of the Course entitled “Espectroscopía de Infrarrojo Cercano (NIRS)

New Edition (18th) of the Course entitled “Espectroscopía de Infrarrojo Cercano (NIRS).Aplicaciones en el control de calidad y trazabilidad de productos y procesos”. The course will be held in the University of Cordoba (Spain), from 12 to 15 February 2018 (30 contact hours, 3 ECTS). It is jointly organised by the Central Service for Research Support (SCAI) and the Animal Production Department from the University of Cordoba. Unlike other 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 course is academically coordinated by Prof. Ana Garrido-Varo, current Past President of ICNIRS, and Prof. Dolores Pérez-Marín. The pre- registration is now opened and will close 23th January 2018.


11th training in vibrational spectroscopy and chemometrics

For the 11th consecutive year, the CRA-W organises a complete training on vibrational spectroscopy and chemometrics. In this  training you will have a complete overview of the theory of the spectroscopic and chemometric methods most commonly used. This will be completed with dynamical practical sessions in multidisciplinary laboratories, which will give you some tips and tricks useful when dealing with spectroscopy and chemometrics.

The training will be hosted from 12 to 16 March 2018 by the Valorisation of Agricultural Products Department (Henseval Building) of the Walloon Agricultural Research Centre (CRA-W) in Gembloux.


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Tomas Hirschfeld Award 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Tomas Hirschfeld Award are open until March 5th 2018. Please, click here to find more information.


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FOSS Sponsorship

ICNIRS is glad to announce that Foss will continue to be our sponsor for Tomas Hirschfeld Award 2018-2020.

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The winner of 2017 Karl Norris Award is Pierre Dardenne from Belgium.

This award honours the unique contribution of Karl Norris as the internationally recognised founder of near infrared spectroscopy in the modern world. The award may be presented to one individual every two years at an ICNIRS Conference, and is in recognition of a major contribution to NIR science by a senior scientist. Pierre had been working for a very long period on NIR spectroscopy as the Head of the Department of Valorisation of Agricultural Products at the Walloon Agricultural Research Centre, Gembloux, Belgium. Despite being a native of a very small country, the impact of his impressive work in the science and application of NIR spectroscopy, especially in agriculture, is obvious in a host of countries throughout the world.