Sonja Šostar Turk
Sonja Šostar Turk, PhD, is Full Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, working in the research areas of textile chemistry, environmental engineering, and hygiene. She is the author of more than eighty original scientific papers, and has published around 250 scientific conference contributions. She was also involved in seventy-five national and international projects; most notably ten EU projects. She carried out preliminary studies for industry and health institutions. She is participating in study programmes of Nursing, Bioinformatics, and Food Safety covering subjects in the field of environmental factors affecting human health and hygiene. She has also participated in several research projects focusing on environmental health, hospital and waste water hygiene, and nutrition.