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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Anja Vehar received Saubermacher environmental award

On May 11, 2023, the 10th Saubermacher environmental awards, which are granted by the Austrian-Slovenian waste management and recycling company Saubermacher for the best Master's theses in the field of energy and the environment, were ceremoniously awarded in Kidričevo.

European Union Prize for Citizen Science 2023

The CitieS-Health Project Receives an Honorary Mention in the European Union Citizen Science Award.

ISO-FOOD Best poster awards – meet the winners!

We are excited to present the best poster prizes awarded at the recent 2nd ISO-FOOD symposium “From Sources to Health” sponsored by Oritain (

Visit from the General Hospital of Celje

The medical staff of the Gynaecological maternity department, General Hospital Celje, visited our Department to honor our collaboration in establishing a longitudinal birth cohort study in Celje and its surroundings.

O2 2022 outstanding achievements captured in a brochure

We proudly present some of the exceptional achievements of the previous year captured in a brochure. The brochure is the result of the teamwork of all the employees of the department and a good proof of how useful and fruitful cooperation between different fields can be.

SCORE 2022 Results

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) published the results of the latest international SCORE monitoring campaign (SCORE 2022), which aims to track trends in illicit drug use.

TunTWIN summer school and project meeting

The TunTWIN summer school entitled: Analysis of light stable isotope in environmental and food samples: technical analysis and validation of methods will be organized April 18-20, 2023, at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana.

Danube Hazard m3c final video

Check out the final Danube Hazard m3c video showing the work on the project tackling hazardous substances pollution in the Danube River Basin by Measuring, Modelling-based Management and Capacity building.

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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