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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& events

Trace element speciation training course

Training course 15-26 October for the Saudi Food and Drug Authority

Participation in the television broadcast on Truffles and the use of stable isotopes to determine its origin and frauds

TV show “UGRIZNIMO ZNANOST” (let’s bite into science) presented the current knowledge about the truffle hunting and cultivation in Slovenia together with the isotopic analysis made on truffles and its aromas to determine the authenticity and geographical origins. 

Festival of Use of Invasive Alien Plants 10.10.2018

Latest achievements of colloid biology developed at the Department of Environmental Sciences for use of the Invasive Alien Plant Species are going to be presented for general public by Aleš Lapanje, Tomaž Rijavec, Iaroslav Rybkin and Jutra Černilogar on the “Festival of the use Invasive Alien Plant Species”.

EURATOM Directive workshop

Between 4-5 October 2018, Department of Environmental Sciences at »Jožef Stefan Institute« in cooperation with TEA SYSTEMS and IEI organizes in Brusels a workshop on the transfer and implementation of the EURATOM Directive. 

We are looking for the Head of the Young Investigator Group

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the Jožef Stefan Institute is seeking for a candidate to be nominated for the selection procedure for the leadership position of the Young Investigator Group in bilateral project CROSSING with Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, supported by the Helmholtz European Partnering funding program.

Successful evaluation and inclusion of METROFOOD-RI in the ESFRI Roadmap 2018

We are really happy and proud to inform you that METROFOOD-RI has been successfully evaluated and included in the ESFRI Roadmap 2018!

Radiological monitoring of the Krško Nuclear Power Plant in 2017

Report, summarizing results of the radiological monitoring of the Krško NPP in 2017 is available. The estimated sum of all radiation contributions from the Krško NPP to the member of the public at the fence perimeter is 0.006 % of the characteristic unavoidable natural background radiation.

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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