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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Falling Walls Foundation

On November 9th the digital event will be organized to present and review scientific breakthroughs of the world's most demanding challenges.

Evaluating Slovenia’s policy on the health of children and adolescents: results of an audit

"We have found that due to poor intersectoral coordination and weak associations between available environmental and health indicators, no clear evidence could be established that the child and adolescent policy contributed to positive changes in child and adolescent health from 2012 to 2019."

MOOC Essential Radiochemistry for Society

Together with MEET-CINCH project partners we have developed MOOC Essential Radiochemistry for Society. If you are interested please enrol here.

Radiological monitoring of the Krško Nuclear Power Plant in 2019

The Department of Environmental Sciences importantly contributes towards assessments of the radiological impact of the Krško NPP by provision of state-of-the-art accredited analytical services for the determination of tritium, C-14 and Sr-90 in different sample matrices from the environment and Krško NPP effluents.

Dietary habits of Slovenian inland and coastal primiparous on fatty acid composition of milk samples

Fatty acid (FA) composition of mature human milk samples from an inland and a coastal area in Slovenia were investigated.

New MSCA fellow Norbert Kavasi will join our department in 2021

We are happy to announce that the two-year project STROMASS, where Norbert will work on the rapid determination of Sr-90 using laser ablation ICP-QQQ-MS, has been approved for funding on the call for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Widening Fellowships.


Janja Vidmar receives the Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize

Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize is awarded every year for outstanding PhD dissertations in the fields of natural sciences, medicine and biotechnology. This year, three prizes were given to dr. Janja Vidmar, dr. Matjaž Gomilšek and dr. Gregor Posnjak. All the winners come from the Jožef Stefan Institute.

HBM 2018-2022 exceeded our expectations

We are pleased that the voluntary participation in our study, which analyzes concentrations of harmful chemicals in the bodies of children and adolescents, is above expectations.

Research activity

Our activities

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

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Our publications and media

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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