Jyväskylä, Finland

Validation of Analytical Method and Evaluation of Measurement Uncertainty

when 14 August 2019 - 16 August 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC

Understanding and evaluation of the uncertainties involved in analytical measurements are the prerequisites of reliable results. The topic is important to anyone working with analytical methods, and especially in analytical laboratories. This course introduces the validation of analytical methods and the principles and different approaches in evaluation of measurement uncertainty and traceability. During the course, construction of a validation plan with some real-life examples will be discussed, as well as introduction to the MUkit measurement uncertainty software and its applications.

Course leader

Lecturer: Principal Metrologist, Visiting Associate Professor Teemu Näykki (The Finnish Environment Institute)
Coordinator: Postdoctoral Researcher Siiri Perämäki (University of Jyväskylä)

Target group

Jyväskylä Summer School offers courses to advanced Master's students, graduate students, and post-docs from the field of Mathematics and Science and Information Technology.

Prerequisites: B.Sc. in chemistry, environmental sciences or corresponding knowledge.

Course aim

Learning outcomes: The student understands the steps required in validation of analytical methods and knows how to evaluate the uncertainty of analytical measurements.

Fee info

EUR 0: Participation in the Summer School courses is free of charge, but students are responsible for covering their own meals, accommodation and travel costs as well as possible visa costs.


Jyväskylä Summer School is not able to grant Summer School students financial support.