Nikolina Račić

Division of Environmental Hygiene

MSc in Geology / Professional Associate in Science, Assistant (PhD student)


  • 2017 MSc in Geology – Geology of Mineral Resources and Geophysical Explorations, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb
  • 2015 BSc in Geological Engineering, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb

Work Experience

  • 2021-present Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia

Research projects

  • 2024-2027 Environment Pollution and Human Health: Physico-Chemical Analysis, Toxicity and Machine Learning Models  EnvironPollutHealth, NextGenerationEU (collaborator)

Professional projects

  • 2021–present Monitoring of Air Pollution in the City of Zagreb, City Office for Economy, Environmental Sustainability, and Strategic Planning, Zagreb, Croatia (collaborator)
  • 2021–present Monitoring of Air Pollution at National Network Stations for the Purpose of Continued Air Quality Monitoring, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of the Republic of Croatia and Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Croatia (collaborator)

Fields of interest

  • Air pollution,
  • soil pollution,
  • data modelling,
  • machine learning,
  • source apportionment

Additional training

  • 2023 The Application of Python in Biostatistics and Chemometrics, chemical codes d. o. o., Zagreb, Croatia
    Advanced Excel Academy, Croatian Institute of Finance, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2022 3rd Scientific school on the Environment „Multidisciplinary approach to researching micro- and nanoparticles in natural systems“, IRB, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2021 HRN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017, Croatian Metrology Society, Zagreb, Croatia


  • Croatian Air Pollution Prevention Association

List of publications