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.
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.
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 news related to the research on authenticity and traceability of food taking truffles as an example was published on IAEA news website.
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.
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.
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.
On 8th December 2022 at the European Parliament, there was a launch of the European Ocen Research and Education Alliance (EOREA) - a historic collaboration on European Ocean Research & Education.
You are kindly invited to the Open Day event at Jožef Stefan Institute, which will take place on Saturday, 25th of March 2023.
Environmental Science and Pollution Research (ESPR) journal, with EiC Prof. Philippe Garriegue from the University of Bordeaux, France, and where Prof. Dr. Ester Heath served as an editor since 2009, has achieved Q1 status with an Impact Factor of 5.8.
Dr. Raghuraj Singh Chouhan and Dr. Marko Štrok from the Department of Environmental Sciences of the “Josef Stefan Institute” in collaboration with Dr. Ivan Jerman from the National Institute of Chemistry and colleagues from abroad published an article entitled Recent advancements in the development of Two-Dimensional nanostructured-based anode materials for stable power density in microbial fuel cells which was published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.
Scientific Research Council for the Natural Sciences selected our achievement entitled "Non-targeted analysis identified 74 biomarkers of exposure in the urine of Slovenian children" by Dr Žiga Tkalec and the colleagues from the Department of Environmental Sciences as Excellent in Science 2023.