Open position for a PhD student fellowship


The Department of Environmental Sciences at the Jožef Stefan Institute is seeking for outstanding, highly motivated candidate interested in pursuing PhD research in the framework of the Horizon 2020 European Joint Programme on Radioactive Waste Management.

Television broadcast on vanilla and the use of stable isotopes to determine its origin and frauds


TV show “UGRIZNIMO ZNANOST” (let’s bite into science) presented “vanilla the queen of the spices”, its natural and artificial aroma and methods to distinguish between them with the help of the isotopic techniques. Prof. Dr. Nives Ogrinc and Lidija Strojnik presented the isotopic part which is performed at our department. The show was broadcasted on 9th of May 2019 at the national Slovenian TV station: RTV SLO1

Best oral presentation award


An oral presentation co-authored by Janja Vrzel, Ralf Ludwig and Nives Ogrinc was awarded as the best oral presentation at the 2nd Atlas Georesources International Congress, Applied Geosciences for Groundwater, held in Hammamet, Tunisia in March 2019.