Department of Environmental Sciences

The Department of Environmental Sciences encompasses a broad range of research activities, diverse and varied as the environment itself.

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Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School

Check out opportunities to carry out postgraduate studies.

Collaboration with the Port of Koper

Contribution to long-term safe business development of the port.

Risks of extreme weather events

Potential of reducing consequences of extreme weather events by means of spatial planning.

Start of new service contract for the European Commission

Jožef Stefan Institute, TEA SISTEMI and IEI will provide assessment of national transposition and implementation of the EURATOM drinking water directive 2013/51/Euratom for the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy. The project is coordinated by the Department of Environmental Sciences and will last 18 months.

ISOSCAPE Summer School at Edmund Mach Foundation, San Michele All'adige, Italy, 1-4 August, 2017

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.

TEMA 16, 16th International Symposium of Trace elements in man and animals

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).

Mercury conference, Mercury as a Global Pollutant – ICMGP2017

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.

Award for the presentation of the research work at the FEMS2017 congress

The research work on the development and usage of structural alignment of mobile DNA elements, shortly sTRAST, to predict the transfer of antibiotic resistant genes to the potential bacterial hosts lead by the PI dr. Aleš Lapanje has been awarded at the biggest European microbiology conference FEMS2017.

BILATERAL CO-OPERATION WITH MACEDONIA 2017

BI-MK/17-18-002: Methods for trace elements preseparation and determination in some minerals and other inorganic substances. The Department was visited by three researchers from Macedonia.

 

Special issue in Journal of Soils and Sediments

The release of the Special issue in JSS related to 22nd ISEB symposium held in Piran in 2015

NANOAPP 2017 conference, Nanomaterials and Application

Janja Vidmar and Eva Kranjc from the Department of environmental sciences participated the 3rd International conference NANOAPP 2017 which was organised in Bled, Slovenia from 14th – 18th June 2017.

70th anniversary of the Institute for Biological Research Siniša Stanković

Radmila Milačič, Tea Zuliani and Janja Vidmar attended the celebration that marked the 70th anniversary of the Institute for Biological Research Siniša Stanković (IBISS), University of Belgrade in Serbia.

Start of 2.1 MEUR EU-H2020 project MEET-CINCH

Jožef Stefan Institute and 11 other European partners will develop new modular educational and training tools in nuclear and radiochemistry. The project is coordinated by the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover and will last 3 years.

Interview with Aleš Lapajne

"PODOBE ZNANJ" - radio interview

Second Slovenian congress on waters, Podčetrtek, 19-20 April, 2017

Prof. dr. Radmila Milačič, assist. prof. dr. Tea Zuliani, Janja Vidmar and Gregor Pavec attended the Second Slovenian congress on waters where the importance of the protection of water eco-systems was emphasized and the effectiveness and deficiency of the water management in Slovenia was critically evaluated.

13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

26th-30th June: RECETOX Research Infrastructure, Regional POPs Centre for Central and Eastern Europe and Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Masaryk University is extending an invitation to attend the international 13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

Janko Jamnik Doctoral Scholarship

This tender is open to candidates (M/F) who will complete the VII/2 level of study in chemistry and related sciences by the end of September 2017 and have never previously enrolled in a doctoral study. Application deadline: 15 June 2017

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The Department of Environmental Sciences encompasses a broad range of research activities, diverse and varied as the environment itself.

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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.

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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 environment

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