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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Preliminary Call for GMOS-Train ESR Applications

15 ESR positions of H2020 Marie-Curie ITN GMOS-Train Project are open to train a new generation of environmental scientists who will work on research topics of great global importance.

Kathryn R. Mahaffey Lifetime Achievement Award in Mercury Research

The Lifetime Acheivement Award at ICMGP 2019 given to Dr. Milena Horvat!

Open position for a PhD student fellowship

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the Jožef Stefan Institute is seeking for outstanding, highly motivated candidate interested in pursuing PhD research in the framework of the Horizon 2020 European Joint Programme on Radioactive Waste Management.

The presence of chemicals in everyday life

Milena Horvat and "Cup of Science"

Food and Chemical Toxicology - Special Issue

Advances in Isotopic and Other Techniques in Food Safety and Quality - Call for Papers 

Television broadcast on vanilla and the use of stable isotopes to determine its origin and frauds

TV show “UGRIZNIMO ZNANOST” (let’s bite into science) presented “vanilla the queen of the spices”, its natural and artificial aroma and methods to distinguish between them with the help of the isotopic techniques. Prof. Dr. Nives Ogrinc and Lidija Strojnik presented the isotopic part which is performed at our department. The show was broadcasted on 9th of May 2019 at the national Slovenian TV station: RTV SLO1

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

GMOS-Train (Global Mercury Observation and Training network in support to the Minamata Convention) accepted for funding!

New Accreditation Certificate at DES

LP-090 with a new extended scope for methods

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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Projects

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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