Review Article
Volume 3 Issue 1 - 2020
Deficiency of Metrology Education- How do we Solve the Problem?
SM Ibrahim*, P Bills and J Allport
School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
*Corresponding Author: SM Ibrahim, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
Received: November 25, 2019; Published: December 09, 2019


Metrology which is the science of measurement and its application is a natural and vital part of our everyday life. It is a practical profession, vital for industry development, commerce, trade and regulation. However, despite the immeasurable scientific, technical, economic and social significance of metrology, it is generally unrecognised in educational courses. Most curricula in scientific, medical or engineering fields don't even mention the subject. This paper considers with keen interest, the drawbacks to metrology education, with the aim of promoting university awareness of the importance of metrology topics and the necessity for it to be introduced into university level academic curricula. The paper is keen to support academic institutions in developing metrology program curriculum in universities. To demonstrate the necessity of metrology education, this paper examines its significance and the consequence of it being undervalued in science, engineering and medicine. The paper formulates elementary metrological topics which should at least be part of university academic curricula.

Keywords: Metrology; Education; University; Physics; Engineering; Chemistry; Biology; Medicine


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