Štipendijski program “ASEF Junior Fellows – Štipendije za raziskovalne obiske v Sloveniji

Ameriško-slovenska izobraževalna fundacija ASEF (https://www.asef.net) je objavila razpis za nov štipendijski program ASEF Junior Fellows – štipendije za obiske v Sloveniji ( https://www.asef.net/visiting-slovenia/ ). Gre za enoletni program, v okviru katerega izbrani študenti opravijo raziskovalno-študijsko prakso v slovenskih podjetjih in na slovenskih fakultetah, sodelujejo na raziskovalnih projektih s svojega področja delovanja in se vključujejo v razne dejavnosti, ki jih izvaja ASEF, kot so delavnice mehkih veščin, treningi javnega nastopanja, javna predavanja in pogovori z zanimivimi gosti.

Možne so prijave za področja fizike, biologije, medicine, strojništva, elektrotehnike, računalništva, matematike, ekonomije, okoljskih znanosti, glasbe, prava, lingvistike, politologije, humanistike in drugih ved. Prijave so odprte za vse študente slovenskih korenin in tiste, ki imajo izkazan interes za študijsko prakso v Sloveniji, ne glede na stopnjo in kraj študija.

Rok za prijavo je 1. februar 2020.

Prijave morajo biti oddane na spletni portal https://www.asef.net/visiting-slovenia/ . Morebitna vprašanja pošljite na info@asef.net.

Fundacija ASEF povezuje Slovence doma in po svetu. Fundacija štipendira slovenske študente in študente slovenskih korenin za 10-tedenske raziskovalno-študijske obiske v vrhunskih podjetjih in fakultetah v Sloveniji. Štipendijski programi ASEF krepijo sodelovanje in kroženje znanja med Slovenijo in preostalim svetom. ASEF nadarjenim študentom omogoča, da se osredotočijo na raziskovanje in razvijejo svoje potenciale v največji možni meri.

Vabljeni k prijavi!

Don’t forget: Christmas Carol Service on Friday 6th December 2019

The BSS warmly invites you to our annual Carol Service on Friday 6th December 2019, at 6:30 pm.

This is our regular festive get together which is held in the beautiful church of St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe, Queen Victoria Street and St. Andrew’s Hill, City of London, EC4V 5DE.

The church, which was built by Sir Christopher Wren is a wonderful historic building and well worth a visit in its own right. Please come and join in our carol singing in English and Slovene.

Catch up with friends after the service as there will be potica (offered by the Society) and Christmas drinks (courtesy of the Embassy).

There is no charge but a collection is taken to support the work of the Barka charity in Slovenia.

Nearest underground Blackfriars. St Paul’s and Mansion House nearby.

Boris Pahor – The Man Who Saw Too Much – on BBC i-player


Last Wednesday (27 November 2019) BBC 1 showed a documentary based around a lengthy interview with Boris Pahor, a Slovene writer from Trieste, who is 106 years old and is believed to be the oldest living concentration camp survivor. He has always lived in Trieste except for a period immediately after the war.

The programme was entitled “The Man Who Saw Too Much” and the interview was conducted in Slovene, partly with English subtitles and partly with a live translation into English. It is available on BBC i-player for about the next three weeks.

Cannabidiol-Based Drink Created by British-Slovene Team Wins Best New Drink Award

A new refreshing drink using hemp extract and created by British-Slovene team, has won a “Best New Drink Product of the Year 2019” awarded by Food Matters Live, a community dedicated to changing the world of food and drink.

The winning “Botanical Rose and Raspberry Lemonade infused with CBD” is a delicious, all-natural and refreshing drink and a great alternative to alcohol. It was created by Oxford based drinks company Cannasa, which was founded by British -Slovene pair – Matthew Pygott and Gregor Pečnik.

Matt and Gregor aim to develop amazing hemp-based products by pushing the boundaries through innovation (they are the first to use microencapsulated hemp oil, which has no smell or taste of hemp), sustainability (they use compostable hemp derived label) and a great taste.

CBD, short for Cannabidiol, is the extract of hemp that has become increasingly popular with consumers in recent years. In the medical world, clinical trials are being held to see if CBD may help treat conditions like pain, insomnia, and anxiety. Cannasa drinks are sold in a range of shops including Harrods, Daylesford Farms, Revital, The Vegankind supermarket and many independent health shops around the country. For more information visit https://cannasa.co.uk/ .