Activities

October 26, 2021

NEAR Methodological Workshop, 27 October 2021

We are happy to announce that NEAR will hold its third workshop on “Methodological issues in harmonizing and pooling of data”, 27 October 10 AM- 3 PM. Due to the current situation, the workshop will take place online (Zoom) and onsite (KI Solna Campus) for selected participants only. 

Register for the event latest by 26 October using this link: https://survey.ki.se/registration_NEAR_WS

You are more than welcome to participate!

Picture from the latest NEAR workshop, 23 September 2020

Program: NEAR Workshop_2021

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