Sampling and measurements of different Hg forms in Anhovo Cement Plant flue gases

First week after short New Year holidays, co-workers from the Department of Environmental Sciences, dr. Jože Kotnik, dr. Igor Živković, and Jan Gačnik performed sampling and measurement of different mercury fractions in flue gases of the Cement Plant Anhovo. Work was conducted within planned field samplings of the MercOx project.

Prof. Dr. Alexander Gusev is visiting laboratory for colloid biology

He is professor, head of laboratory as well as director of the institute at Derzhavin Tambov State University, Tambov, Russia and he is also working at the National University of Science and Technology in Moscow. He is interested in nanotoxicology, plant nanobiotechnology, antibacterial nanomaterials, carbon nanomaterials and bioaccumulation of nanoparticles.

IJS video

Check out an IJS video that nicely reminds us of why we do what we do and why our work is so important and fascinating.

The story of truffles

The news related to the research on authenticity and traceability of food taking truffles as an example was published on IAEA news website.

New paper in STOTEN

The newest study of the variation of U isotope ratios in water and sediments in the karst aquifer of Krka River in Croatia showed that U isotopes are  identifiers of authigenic carbonate and can be used for quantification of terrestrial CO2 sinks related to carbonate weathering.

IsoCont - New important project at O2

This month, a large three-year research project on the transfer of mercury from Idrija through the Soča river to the Gulf of Trieste began, led by our head of the department, Prof. Dr. Milena Horvat.

Legacy of the work of Dr. Hirokatsu Akagi in Slovenia

August 6, 2021 marks the first anniversary of death of our dear friend Dr. Hirokatsu Akagi well known for  his outstanding contributions in scientific research, mentoring,  public outreach, and impact on mercury policy and management.

VIDIS SUMMER SCHOOL 2022 (July 5th-8th, Borkovac, Serbia)

9.5.2022

The Summer School is organized as part of the H2020 VIDIS project, and it will showcase the most recent research and development activities related to air quality and atmospheric aerosols. VIDIS summer school aims to present innovative methods and tools in air quality and atmospheric aerosols monitoring, modelling and management. The summer school will provide participants with both theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in relation to low-cost PM sensors, and other sensing technologies for air quality management and control.

2021 Mentor Award Ceremony: Among the nominees also Dr Aleš Lapanje

12.4.2022

Congratulations to all nominees! The award ceremony, which will be traditionally co-organized together with the Public Agency for Research of the Republic of Slovenia (ARRS), will take place on 19 May 2022 from 18:00 to 19:00 in the Hall of prof. dr. Janez Hribar at the Biotechnical Faculty of the University of Ljubljana.