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Dr. Tanja Jurkin

Senior research associate
Telephone
+385 1 457 1255
Internal phone number
1491
Address
Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54
10 002 Zagreb
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Education

  • 2003.  Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, University of Zagreb, B. Sc. in Chemistry
  • 2010.  Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, University of Zagreb, Ph. D.

Research Areas

Specific research interests

Projects

  • Principal Investigator (leader) of Installation Research Projects of Croatian Science Foundation: UIP-2017-05-7337 The impact of polymers on the radiolytic synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles (POLRADNANOP) (2018. - 2023.)

https://www.irb.hr/eng/Divisions/Division-of-Materials-Chemistry/Radiation-Chemistry-and-Dosimetry-Laboratory/Projects/The-impact-of-polymers-on-the-radiolytic-synthesis-of-magnetic-nanoparticles-acronym-POLRADNANOP 

  • leader of the Croatian-Slovenian bilateral project: Radiolytic synthesis of magnetic d-FeOOH@Au nanoparticles designed for biomedical applications  (2020 - 2021)
  • researcher on Croatian-Serbian bilateral project: Radiolytic degradation of some drugs in dilute aqueous solution (2016 - 2017)
  • researcher on Croatian-Slovenian bilateral project: Synthesis and microscopic characterisation of metallic nanoparticles designed for the application in biomedicine (2014 - 2015)
  • researcher on BICRO project (Proof of Concept - PoC5 programme): Bioreactor-based engineering of bone tissue using novel system of differentiation (2014 - 2015)
  • researcher on IAEA project RER 0039 Extending and Diversifying the Application of Nuclear Technology in Cultural Heritage (2014 - 2015)
  • researcher on Regional IAEA TC project RER/1/010 Radiation synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for advanced technology, environment and healthcare products applications (2012 - 2013)
  • researcher on Regional IAEA TC project RER/0/034 Enhancing the characterization, preservation and protection of cultural heritage artefacts in the European region (2012 - 2013)
  • researcher on Croatian-German bilateral project: The influence of metal properties on nanoparticle-cell-interaction: cellular effects induced by noble metal nanoparticles (2012 - 2013)
  • researcher on project: Structure-property relationships of modified polymer materials, financed by Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (2007 - 2014)
  • researcher on Croatian-Hungarian International project of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Investigation of the effects of high-energy radiation on polymeric systems (2010-2012)
  • researcher on Croatian-German bilateral project: Nanoparticle cell interactions: Molecular signalling events induced by synthesized new nanomaterials (2010 - 2011)
  • researcher on Croatian-Slovenian bilateral project: Design of polymer blends and composites (2010 - 2011)
  • researcher on Regional IAEA TC project C7-C7-RER-8.014-001/2009 – Radiation synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for health care, environment protection and clean energy applications (2009 - 2011)
  • researcher on Croatian-Slovenian bilateral project: Polymer micro and nanocomposites (2005 -2011)
  • researcher on project: Synthesis, characterization and modification of polymers by ionizing radiation, financed by Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (2003 - 2006)

Publications

Knjige i poglavlja u knjigama

Poglavlja u knjigama

  • Gotić, M., Jurkin, T. & Dražić, G. (2013) Hematite nanotubes and nanorings. U: Morel, D. (ur.) Hematite : sources, properties and applications. New York, Nova Science Publishers, str. 85-108.

Radovi u časopisima

Znanstveni i pregledni radovi

Ocjenski radovi

Doktorske disertacije

  • Jurkin, T. (2010) 'Interactions in radiation modification of poly(ethylene oxide) and its nanocomposites', doktorska disertacija, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Radiation Protection Association
  • Croatian Society for Electron Microscopy
  • Croatian Chemical Society
  • European Microscopy Society
  • member of The Miller Trust Committee (2017. – 2021.)
  • Member of Organising Committee of „Regional Workshop on the Status, Advances and Applications of Ionizing Radiation on Biomedical Materials“ (inside the framework of IAEA RER1019 project) – Zagreb (Croatia); June 11 - 14, 2019
  • Organization of "Regional Meeting for Decision Makers on Feasibility of Radiation Processing Technologies " (inside the framework of IAEA TC Project 1017) – Zagreb (Croatia); October 23 – 25, 2017
  • member of Organising Committee of Ninth Symposium CRPA with international participation – Krk, 10 – 12 April 2013
  • member of Local Organising Committee of COST Action CM0603: “Free Radicals in Chemical Biology” – Zagreb, 14 – 17 June 2011

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