"Citizen chooses and conducts"
Start of a Citizen Science project on Health in Urban Environments
An oral presentation co-authored by Janja Vrzel, Ralf Ludwig and Nives Ogrinc was awarded as the best SPRINGER student oral presentation at the GLOBAQUA final conference held in Barcelona, Spain in December 2018.
Call for Papers
On the 11th of December 2018 Jasmina Masten, a doctoral student at the JSI Department of Environmental Sciences, received the Prešeren award of the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana for her Master’s work titled “Quality parameters of lettuce, tomato and bell peppers from supermarkets”.
Second meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on mercury (COP2)
On 25th and 26th October, the first meeting of the REALMed project took place. The meeting was divided into two parts. On Thursday, the stakeholders meeting and on Friday, a meeting with project partners.
At the 16th International Conference of the IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, held in Valencia, Spain in October 2018, a poster co-authored by Bor Krajnc and Nives Ogrinc was awarded.
Participation in the television broadcast on Truffles and the use of stable isotopes to determine its origin and frauds
TV show “UGRIZNIMO ZNANOST” (let’s bite into science) presented the current knowledge about the truffle hunting and cultivation in Slovenia together with the isotopic analysis made on truffles and its aromas to determine the authenticity and geographical origins.
Training course 15-26 October for the Saudi Food and Drug Authority
Latest achievements of colloid biology developed at the Department of Environmental Sciences for use of the Invasive Alien Plant Species are going to be presented for general public by Aleš Lapanje, Tomaž Rijavec, Iaroslav Rybkin and Jutra Černilogar on the “Festival of the use Invasive Alien Plant Species”.
Between 4-5 October 2018, Department of Environmental Sciences at »Jožef Stefan Institute« in cooperation with TEA SYSTEMS and IEI organizes in Brusels a workshop on the transfer and implementation of the EURATOM Directive.