Estimating measurement uncertainty for biologists (EMUB0)

Estimating measurement uncertainty for biologists

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This one-day course (9 am to 5 pm) explains the general principles of estimating measurement uncertainty in quantitative biological analyses, including microbiological measurements.

Knowledge and skills

The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills:

  • to understand the principles involved in measurement uncertainty and traceability
  • to apply uncertainty concepts when developing and conducting routine analysis
  • to make estimates of measurement uncertainty that are compliant with ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 15189


The topics covered include:
  • uncertainty definitions and concepts
  • sources of uncertainty in calibrants
  • uncertainty from the measurement process
  • combining uncertainties
  • calculating and reporting expanded uncertainties
  • worked examples

Past attendees have said...

"This course gave me the confidence to prepare the measurement uncertainty calculations for our lab."

Further information

Training delivery is subject to participant numbers. A confirmation email will be sent to each participant 2 weeks prior to the course date. We suggest you book your travel arrangements after receiving this course confirmation email.

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