IJS at ScienceJam Hackathon


On October 13 and 14, the Novo mesto Development Center organized a ScienceJam Hackathon for Slovenian high school students, where the participants solved one of two scientific and entrepreneurial challenges given by the JSI and Krka, d.d.

Melting glaciers


JSI participated in the analyzes of the Triglav glacier and the glacier under Skuta.

Congratulations to Polona Klemenčič and Jan Gačnik!


We are happy to announce that on 24/10/2022 Polona Klemenčič successfully defended her master's thesis with the title Exposure to Cadmium in Slovenian population, and a day later Jan Gačnik successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled Metrology of mercury measurements in air.

Partnerstvo za oceno tveganja kemikalij (PARC)


PARC je evropski projekt, ki ga sofinancira Evropska unija (EU) v okviru zdravstvenega programa Obzorje Evropa 2021 (Horizon Europe 2021). Projekt združuje 200 partnerskih organizacij iz 28 evropskih držav ter številne strokovnjake iz celega sveta. Proračun projekta je 400 milijonov EUR.

Science and Art


Exhibition of Agnes Meyer-Brandis: ‘Tree ID’

Lidija Strojnik won the price for the poster


At the RAFA 2022, 10th International Symposium on RECENT ADVANCES IN FOOD ANALYSIS, Lidija Strojnik won the prize for the poster entitled: Tracing the geographical origin of fruits and vegetables; the Slovenian model.

Congratulations Lidija!

Kick-off meeting FishEUTrust


FishEUTrust: European integration of new technologies and socio-economic solutions for increasing consumer trust and engagement in seafood products

Important News for our Department


The Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia has authorised the Jožef Stefan Institute for a further 6 years to carry out operational monitoring, namely to assess the total ambient air load in the area of evaluation of the mercury parameter.

ELME at the Firefighting Olympiad


On Friday, 22 July 2022, the Ecological Laboratory with a Mobile Unit (ELME) presented itself at the Firefighting Olympiad, which took place in Celje from 17 to 24 July 2022. 

Kras Wildfires


On 16. 7. 2022 severe forest wildfires started in the Kras area on the border between Slovenia and Italy. As it is the place of Soča frontline during the first world war there are still a lot of explosives from that time. Within ELME (Ecological Laboratory with Mobile Unit, Civil Protection of RS) dr. Jože Kotnik performed air quality measurements, including mercury, in areas where fires were most intensive.