layout image
          layout image
Erasmus Mundus Master in Quality in Analytical Laboratories

The European Master for Laboratory Accreditation

layout image
Partner institutions 
Application and admission information
Admission information
Fees and grants
Selection criteria
Quality System Documents
Documents for students
Edition 2013-2015
Edition 2014-2016 
Edition 2015-2017 
Edition 2016-2018
Edition 2017-2019
EMQAL story
Research thesis
Student's experiences
Related links
layout image
  Contact us

layout image  

Research master thesis (Edition 2014-2015)

  • Head Space-Trap GC-MS method development and validation for the analysis of volatile organic compounds in water samples (UAlg). Muhammad Ramzan.
  • DRIFT and DR-UV/vis spectroscopy methods for studying the interaction of vanadium compounds with cellulose (UAlg). Jovana Visekruna.
  • Metal Complexes as therapeutic drugs (UAlg / CQE). Ielyzaveta Chorna.
  • Analysis of organic contaminants in water intended for human consumption – analysis by GC-TOFMS with different sample preparation techniques (LLE, SPE and SPME) (UAlg / EPAL). Amresh Karmacharya.
  • Investigating the role of annexin A2 in epidermal growth factor (EGF) induced signalling in cancer (UAlg). Tom Ajime.
  • Functional characterisation of putative cis-regulatory risk loci for breast cancer (UAlg). Nordiana Rosli.
  • Interlaboratory comparisons in the analysis of new reference materials (UAlg /GUT). Elena Lorenzo.
  • Analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in eggs of atlantic haddock and cod: Evaluation of a QuEChERS Based Extraction method for Gas Chromatography –Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analysis (UiB / Inst. Marine Research). Marta da Silva.
  • Analysis of aroma and phenolic compounds in orange juice: development of an extraction method or volatile compounds and a chromatographic method for phenolic compounds (UiB / UCA). Carla Herrera.
  • Study of volatile and phenolic compounds from oak wood in Sherry wines using chromatographic techniques (UiB / UCA). Karen Hevia.
  • Study of the effect of water in whisky using DART-MS analysis and chemometrics (UiB / BCE). Moisés Zapata.
  • Development of a novel extraction method for the analysis of prostaglandins and leukotrienes in fish liver by using liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (NIFES / UiB). Joseph Diab.
  • The validation of the methods of the determination of anthocyanins in acai and capsaicinoids in peppers by a novel UHPLC method. The assessment of acai as a health ingredient of smoothy-type drinks (GUT / UCA). Tea Stipcovich.
  • The application of new analytical methods for the determination of bioactive compounds in rice  (GUT / UCA). Irfan Estiono Saputro.
  • Application of coupled techniques for the identification of organic compounds in food and medical products (GUT / USP). Xuxia Long.



Research master thesis (Edition 2015-2016)

  • Arsenic determination in terrestrial plant matrices from northern Chile (UCN / UB). Christine Elishian.
  • LC-MS methods for the determination of polyphenols in the classification and characterization of vegetable oils and Colombian fruits (UB). Daria Filatova.
  • Confirmatory analysis of polypeptide antibiotic residues in muscle tissues by LC-HRMS (ASPB / UB). Jojo Tibon
  • Effect of different cooking treatments on Enrofloxacin content, it’s metabolites and transformation in chicken muscle tissues by LC-MS (UB). Kenneth Nazir.
  • Set-up of the Capillary Electrophoresis Internal Standard Method for pKa determination of drugs at biorelevant temperatures (UB). Leo Lebanov.
  • Multivariate data analysis applied to real-time monitoring of distillation processes by near-infrared spectroscopy (UFRN / UB). Rodrigo Rocha de Oliveira.
  • Analysis of organic contaminants in water intended for human consumption – analysis by GC-MS with different sample preparation techniques (LLE and SPE) (EPAL / UAlg). Andrés Castaño.



Research master thesis (Edition 2016-2017)

  • Investigating the biotechnological potential of filamentous algae from extreme environments (UAlg / CCMAR). Luz Adriana Díaz Cano.
  • Development of new chromatographic methods for the analysis of pharmaceutical emerging pollutants (UAlg / CCMAR). Nicole Ennis.
  • UHPLC-MS for profiling and characterization of natural products in foodstuffs (UB). Mohamed Hamdi Said Hemida.
  • Development of novel analytical methods for separation and characterization of protein biomarkers of clinical interest (UB). Mulugeta Legesse Akele.
  • Development of screen-printed sensors for clinical, food and/or environmental applications (UCA / UB). Valeree-Ross Bernardo Boongaling.
  • Classification and authentication of food products by liquid chromatography and capillary electrophoresis (UB). Inal Bakhytkyzy.
  • Reference materials for environmental and food analysis: stability study and characterisation for arsenic speciation (UB / GUT). Susana Espejel.
  • Six sigma and lean tools in risk management in the clinical laboratory (UB / CDB). Monica Giselle Díaz Artunduaga.
  • Seafood and health: Detecting and quantifying metabolites in human blood plasma samples (UiB / HUH). Tamirat Tefera
  • etection of breast cancer from blood plasma samples using infrared spectroscopy and variable selection (UiB). Monirul Hoque Pasha.
  • Study of volatile composition of wines and comparison of different methodologies (UCA). Astrid Ayu Maruti.



Research master thesis (Edition 2017-2018)


  • Characterization, classification and authentication of food products by liquid chromatography (LCUV-FLD and LC-MS) and chemometrics (UB). Kevin Arias Alpízar.
  • Development of novel analytical methods for separation and characterization of protein biomarkers of clinical interest (UB). Nejsi Lleshi.
  • Chromatographic and electrophoretic systems for physicochemical characterization of drugs and estimation of drug activity (UB). Javier Mauricio Melo Diaz.
  • Food safety: Development of new analytical strategies based on chromatography and mass spectrometry (UB-ASPB). Addis Kokeb Alemu.
  • Development of biosensors for the determination of polyphenols or other agrifood compounds (UCA). MD. Towhidur Rahman.
  • Metabolomic study of biomarkers derived from the use of different sweeteners in human diet (UCA). Aytan Mirzayeva.
  • Ion Mobility Spectrometry vs chromatographic methods in food analysis (UCA). Paweł Konieczka.
  • Biosensors and chromatographic methods in food analyses (UCA). Assefa Takele Loha.
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Combined with Partial Least Squared Regression and Standard Addition-Net Analyte Signal Method for Quantification of Chitin in Insect-based Fish Feeds (UiB-NIFES). Tsegu Lijalem Gezahegn.
  • Gas Chromatography optimization using experimental design and surface response methodology (UiB). Setegn Kassawmar.
  • Development of SBSE (Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction) and HSSE (Head Space Sorptive Extraction) Methods for the Determination of Volatile Compounds in Beer (UCA). José Eleazar Ruvalcaba Aranda.
  • Optimization of gas chromatographic Systems. (GUT). Claver Numviyimana.
  • Evaluation of plant phytocomplex as a raw material for production of health promoting foods (GUT). Muhammad Asaduzzaman.



Research master thesis in course (Edition 2018-2019)


  • New analytical procedures in wine analysis (GUT). Alicia Daniela Robles.
  • Optimization of gas chromatographic Systems (UiB). Inés Sanz Álvarez.
  • Food and Agricultural Products: Characterization and Authentication (NIST/GUT). Meryl Cruz.
  • Clinical Metallomics and Chemical Speciation within Biological Systems (NIST/UiB). Dhayaalini Nadarajan.
  • Isolation and characterization of marine anti-tumoural compounds from natural extracts (UAlg). Farah Kamberovic.
  • Investigating the removal of emerging pharmaceutical compounds in a wastewater granular sludge treatment process (UAlg). Anastasiia Shylova.
  • Isolation and characterization of marine anti-inflammatory compounds from natural extracts (UAlg). Kovan Mohammed Ismael.
  • Petroleomics: Suitability Assessment of Alternative Fuels (NIST/UiB). Ricardo Henrique de Paula Pedroza.
  • Data Quality Tools for Metabolomics and Clinical Diagnostics (NIST/GUT). Abraham Kuri Cruz.
  • Determination of heat induced lipophilic food contaminants in edible oils and fats and food products with high fat content (GUT). Temesgen Takele Niguso.
  • Advances in pH Measurements for Real World Applications (NIST/UAlg). Madonna Salib.
  • Isolation and characterization of marine bioactive compounds with neuroprotective capacity from natural extracts (UAlg). Sisay Tesema Uota.
  • Oil exposure of egg from European hake Merluccius merluccius. Studies of Uptake and metabolism of polycyclic hydrocarbons (PAHs) during the embryo phase (UiB/UCA). Antonio Sánchez.
  • Application of magnetic nanoparticles for biosensing and immunoprecipitation (UAlg/UCA). Christian Hazael Pérez.



BCE: Bergen University College. Faculty of Engineering (Norway)

CQE: Centro de Química Estrutural (Portugal)

CSU: Central South University (China)

EPAL: Empresa Pública de Águas de Lisboa (Portugal)

GUT: Gdansk University of Technology (Poland)

IMR: Institute for Marine Research (Norway)

NIFES: National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (Norway)

NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA)

UAlg: University of Algarve (Portugal)

UiB: University of Bergen (Norway)

UCA: University of Cadiz (Spain)

USP: Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brasil)

 Papers published as a result of EMQAL activities

layout image


layout image
layout image
layout image   Edition: Webmaster
Last update: 20.02.2019
layout image