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Life Long Learning (L3)

life long learning anac phdScience and Technology in Analysis progress fast. Therefore, it is important for professionals in analytical science and technology to keep their knowledge up to date. COAST offers trainings in various analytical fields at various levels that allow professionals to expand their knowledge.

Courses from three programs are available for COAST participants' employees. The courses offered are designed for the best students in Analytical Sciences who follow these courses on top of their regular education. Thus they are particularly fit for people who have been working in analytical sciences for a while already.

See 'Courses on Offer' below this page.

ASTP program

The program is designed for selected talented and motivated professional bachelor students at HLO (Hoger Laboratorium Onderwijs). The program for these students starts after their first year and proceeds until their HLO graduation. As a consequence the program offers courses that are suitable for employees at HLO(+) level who wish to broaden their knowledge towards specific analytical techniques. The courses in this program may also be used by HLO-teachers who wich to update their knowledge of specific techniques or acquire knowledge of applications.

MSc+ program

This is the program for selected talented and motivated MSc students in Analytical Sciences. The lecture part of the training is also offered to employees at HLO(+) level who wish to upgrade their training level either by integrally following the program during a period of two years or by following selected courses. Another target group is PhD students who need an introduction to a certain technique or wish to broaden their general knowledge of analytical science of technology.

PhD education program

Offers specialist training at the highest level. The courses are made for PhD students in the relevant field. They are therefore also fit for senior specialists in research environments.

Overview of L3 courses

The table below lists the courses currently on offer. In many cases two prices are listed; the second is the price specially negotiated for COAST participants. To sign up for a course please contact us here.

Courses on offer

pdf Course Overview L3 HBO+ 2017-2018
pdf Course Overview L3 MSc+ 2016-2018

Course Level Given By Subjects Covered Duration Dates(s) y-m-d Location Info
Separation Methods - Gas Chromatography (GC) HBO+ Dr J Blomberg  Introduction to GC; Plate heights and Van Deemter curves; Method development; 2D-GC 1 day  2017-03-11 Nijmegen  pdf 
Process Analytical Technology HBO+ Dr. H.J. van Manen  Process Analysis  1 day  2017-03-11 Nijmegen   pdf
Multimodal Molecular Imaging MSc+ Prof. R. Heeren The basics of Multimodal Molecular Imaging 1 day 2017-03-25 Maastricht pdf
Advances in column and microfluidic chip technology for LC HBO+ Prof. S. Eeltink  Intro. to LC miniaturization, drivers for LC miniaturization 1 day  2017-03-11 Nijmegen pdf 
Summer course:
Multi-dimensional chromatography
MSc+/PhD Prof. Dr. P. Schoenmakers, e.a. Ins and outs of dimensional chromatography 5 days 2017-07-10/14 Amsterdam pdf
Summer course:
HBO+ Dr J. Jansen, e.a. Data pre-processing, vizualisation, applications in analytical chemistry 5 days 2017-08-21/25 Nijmegen pdf
Summer course:
X-ray fluorescence spectrometry
MSc+/PhD Dr. Bruno Vrebos (PANalytica) principles and practice of X-ray fluorescence analysis 5 days 2017-08-21/25 Nijmegen pdf
NMR-MRI MSc+ Prof. Dr. J. van Duynhoven Application of Magnetic Resonance in Food and Nutrition 1 day 2017-05-20 Wageningen pdf
Analysis of Biopharmaceuticals MSc+ Prof G. W. Somsen, E. D. Vega, R. Haselberg Mass spectrometry analysis of pharmaceutical proteins 1 day 2017-04-22 Amsterdam pdf
Separation methods: Liquid Chromatography HBO+ Prof. P.J. Schoenmakers  Principles, various types of LC, detectors, method development 1 day 2017-02-11 Nijmegen pdf
Biosensing and Diagnostics HBO+ Prof Michel Nielen  Basics, surface plasmon resonance, strip test analysis, multiplex biosensing 1 day  2017-02-11 Nijmegen pdf
Polymer Analysis HBO+ Ard Kolkman  Polymer Analysis and NMR  1 day 2017-02-11 Nijmegen pdf
Water: Sewage Epidemiology HBO+  Prof P de Voogt et al.  Sewage epidemiology principles, Target and non-target screening, Determination of illicit drugs  1 day  2017-01-14 Amsterdam  pdf 
Lab-on-a-chip: Principles and Applications HBO+ Prof. Dr. E.M.J. Verpoorte & Prof. Dr. J.G.E. Gardeniers  Introduction, microfabrication in silicon, glass and polymers, LC and detection on a chip 1 day  2017-04-08 Nijmegen  pdf 
Chemometrics MSc+ Dr. Jeroen Jansen Basics of Chemometrics 1 day  2017-02-25 Nijmegen  pdf 
Analysis of Cultural Heritage Objects HBO+ Prof. van Bommel, Dr. Stols-Witlox, Dr Keune  Analysis of Oil paints, Glass deterioration, Dyes and Pigment. Synchrotron studies 1 day  2017-01  Amsterdam  pdf 
Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy HBO+ Dr F. Ariese  Intro. to spectroscopy, properties of light, infrared and Raman spectroscopies, applications 1 day 2017-01-14 Amsterdam  pdf 
Separation Methods: Capillary Electrophoresis HBO+ Prof G Somsen  Fundamentals, experimental set-up and applications 1 day 2017-04-08 Nijmegen pdf
Chromametrics MSc+ Dr. Gabriel Vivó Truyols
Expanding the possibilities of chemometrics in the chromatographic domain. 1 day 2018-01-expected Amsterdam  pdf
Advances in Liquid-phase Separation Techniques for Metabolomics
MSc+ Dr. Rawi Ramautar Overview of the main principles governing modern liquid-phase separation techniques hyphenated to high-end MS instruments. 1 day 2018-05-expected Leiden  pdf
Bioactivity Screening MSc+ Dr. Jeroen Kool
The potential of modern analytical and biological screening techniques used in bioactivity screening of proteins will be discussed.  1 day 2018-06-expected Amsterdam  pdf
Enzymology and Immunology in Clinical Chemistry
MSc+ Dr. Henk Lingeman  The basic principles and the applications of Enzymology and Immunology in Clinical Chemistry will be discussed and related to their diagnostic purpose. 1 day 2017-06-17 Amsterdam  pdf
BioMarker Day MSc+ Prof. Dr. Rainer Bischoff 
Biomarker R&D, data processing and statistical analysis, protein identification by MS/Ms 1 day 2017-01 expected Groningen  pdf