Applied Sciences    The scientific Open Access journal Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417, IF 2.217) is currently running a Special Issue entitled “New Frontiers in the Assessment, Monitoring and Control of Environmental Odors".

   Applied Sciences is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on all aspects of applied natural sciences published semi-monthly online by MDPI. A group of odor experts from the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) are the guest editor for this special edition: Assoc. Prof. Selena Sironi, Prof. Laura Maria Teresa Capelli and Dott. Ing. Marzio Invernizzi.

IMT Ales   The University IMT Mines Alès, sited in Alès, France, offers a PhD scholarship for a student to work on improvements of FIDOL factors approach. The candidate must have some skills in computer sciences for data treatment (typically multicriteria analysis) and an interest for perception/assessment of air quality.

   The duration of this PhD scholarship is 3 years, starting on October 2022, with evaluation of the results each year to validate the continuation of the project. The title of this project is “Perception of Potentialities or Existence of Odour Nuisances in the Environment: Comparison of Approaches based on Objective or Subjective Factors”.

PT2022Intercind   InterCinD, an independent business unit of the Italian company Lab Service Analytica Srl has opened the registration for the annual Proficiency Test for Olfactometry based on the new EN 13725:2022. European olfactometric laboratories are invited to participate in this edition to confirm compliance with the performance criteria.

   The measurements for the proficiency test will be carried out between October and November 2022. If your lab is interested in participating in this interlaboratory proficiency test, you are encouraged to confirm your participation the soonest.

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