Department of Environmental Sciences
The Department of Environmental Sciences encompasses a broad range of research activities, diverse and varied as the environment itself.More
14 positions in the field of ”Neurological Exposome” in the EU- funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) NEUROSOME available
Researchers from the Laboratory for Bioanalytics assit. prof. Aleš Lapanje at Department of Environmental Sciences and dr. Jan Zrimec, currently a postdoc at Chalmers University, Sweden, showed among the first that structural properties of DNA molecules are among the most important features responsible for efficient interspecies transfer of mobile DNA.
Reactor Center covered in snow
Kick-off of a new project.
IAEA Training Workshop on Intercomparison Feedback of Neutron Activation Analysis Proficiency Tests Performed in 2017, 6-10 November 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Ref. No: T3-TR-1700340.
Every cloud has a silver lining...
O2 wishes you all the best for 2018 !
“Let’s bite into science” with our Organic biogeochemistry group
Between 8 and 18 November 2017, Department of Environmental Sciences organized a training course on Hg analysis and speciation, attended by Kyrgyzstan and South American delegations.
22.11.2017, Union Hotel, Ljubljana: Yaroslav Shylapnikov participated at 3rd Slovenian Science slam organised by the Science onto the Street. He presented short 5 minutes pitch with the title ˝Sources and the fate of mercury˝.
The article "Platinum, palladium, rhodium, molybdenum and strontium in blood of urban women in nine countries" was chosen for TOP publication in December 2017.
We are happy to inform you that our fellow Matic Bergant received the Krka prize!
Anja Mahne Opatić, ISO-FOOD PhD fellow, received the Best Poster Award for her presentation entitled "A preliminary traceability model for tomato using analysis of stable isotopes, elemental content and chemical markers" at the 5th MS Food DAY, in Bologna, 11-13 October, 2017.
Based on competences of Dr. Lapanje and Dr. Rijavec, the Department is a partner in recently founded project ApPLAuSE (Alien PLAnt SpEcies) - from harmful to useful with citizens' led activities, lead by the City of Ljubljana. The Department tasks are focused in development of microbial technologies to obtain valuable chemical products from the IAPS.
Prof. Dr. Milena Horvat, Dr. David Kocman, Vesna Fajon and Majda Pavlin attended the 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant that was organized in Providence (Rhode Island, USA) between 16th – 21st July, 2017.
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Doris Potočnik and Bor Krajnc attended the workshop “Isoscape summer school” which was held in Fundazione Edmund Mach di San Michele all'Adige iin Italy, from 1st to 4th August, 2017. The main topic of workshop was GIS modelling using the data of stable isotope ratio of light elements.
Anja Stajnko and Janja Snoj Tratnik attended the 16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in Man and Animals (TEMA 16) which was held in St. Petersburg, Russia from 26th to 29th June 2017 and was joined for the first time with the International Society for Trace Element Research in Humans (ISTERH 2017) and Nordic Trace Element Society (NTES 2017).
The school was organized on 25-27 of September 2017.
Prof. dr. Borut Smodiš, dr. Radojko Jaćimović, and Lojze Gačnik attended the 7th International k0-Users' workshop, where the newest developments in k0 neutron activation analysis (k0-NAA) and related fields were presented.
GMA Expert Group Meeting will be held at the Jožef Stefan Institute, Department of Environmental Sciences, from November 21st to November 22nd, 2017.
Registration for the event is now open.
MercOx project - Traceability of oxidised mercury - will launch next week. Registration for the event is now open.
The Department of Environmental Sciences encompasses a broad range of research activities, diverse and varied as the environment itself.More about research activity
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They are multidisciplinary, from different natural sciences to social sciences, in particular chemical, physical, geological and biological, which define our environment, society and human activities.List of publications
With our research we would like to clarify the relationship between natural processes and human activities, and the influence of these activities on human health and the environmentList of projects