At the MSCA Coordinators Info Day in Brussels, three remarkable MSCA ITN projects, including FoodTraNet, generously shared their insights and success stories on fostering collaborations with other projects and initiatives.
The Department of Environmental Sciences (IJS-O2) attended the fifth meeting of the parties to the Minamata Convention (COP5), held between October 29 and November 3 in Geneva. During the meeting, we organized a "Knowledge Lab" titled "Connecting Science, Policy, and the Minamata Convention through Postgraduate Education".
The SmartMOVE project addresses the management of sustainable mobility in high-traffic locations in Ljubljana, which represents the most congested transportation hub in the country.
Jožef Stefan Institue's team, comprised of Prof. Dr. Milena Horvat, Dr. Igor Živkovic, and Sreekanth Vijayakumaran Nair (GMOS-Train ESR 2), recently attended a three-day workshop in Nevada organized by the University of Nevada, Reno, in the United States.
Researchers from the Department for Environmental Sciences in collaboration with other colleagues, published an article featured on the cover of Environmental Science Nano.
The Geological Survey of Slovenia celebrated the 70th anniversary of the publication of the scientific journal Geologija on 29th September 2023 in Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana.
On Monday, 2 October 2023, Jasmina Masten Rutar's Defence of the Doctoral Dissertation entitled Characterization of Spirulina microalgae as a new alternative food source took place in IPS Lecture room.
Prof. Dr. Milena Horvat, Dr. Darja Mazej, and Dr. Janja Snoj Tratnik explained the process of biomonitoring implementation in our country on the Val 202 Jutranja Kronika show.
Mud or sediment sampling, brought about by the floods in early August, was carried out on August 12, 2023, by ELME (Ecological Laboratory with a mobile unit operating under the Civil Protection of the Republic of Slovenia) or the »Jožef Stefan« Institute. A representative from the Environmental Agency also participated in the sampling.
The European Metrology Network for Safe and Sustainable Food (EMN-FOOD) was established in September 2022.
Council of the Krka Awards Fund has given Krka's award to Polona Klemenčič for her Master Thesis.
Adna Alilović is the inaugural recipient of the ERASS (Chemical Risk Assessment Research) presentation prize for her work on methyl mercury after ingesting tuna at the EUROTOX 2023 conference.