2015 Walter Zapp Prize Ceremony

Thursday, 17 September 2015

The Walter Zapp prize ceremony recognizing the 2015 Laureate Ivars KALVINS took place on 4 September at the Portrait Hall of the Latvian Academy of Sciences.

Last Updated Friday, 18 September 2015

Walter Zapp Prize awarded to Ivars Kalvins

Tuesday, 01 September 2015

In 2015, the Walter Zapp Prize, established by the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia and company Minox (Germany)] to honour outstanding inventors, is awarded to Professor Ivars KALVIŅŠ in recognition of his inventions in medicinal chemistry and for his contribution to enhancing Latvia's prestige around the world.


Representatives of the Chinese and Latvian Science Academies discuss cooperation issues

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

On 18 August, Dr. Liu Zuokui, Director of the Department of Central and European Studies at the Institute of European Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, paid a visit to the Latvian Academy of Sciences and introduced the Latvian side with the present cooperation between Chinese Academy and the scientific institutions of the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Last Updated Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Melanoma Research publishes unique data on Rigvir effectiveness

Thursday, 23 July 2015

On July 15th medical journal Melanoma Research has published new data on Latvian anticancer medicine Rigvir effectiveness in treatment of melanoma.

It was found that stage IB-IIC melanoma patients treated with Rigvir virotherapy were 4 to 6 times more likely to survive than those who, following the current guidelines for the treatment of melanoma, received no therapy. This study is an important step so in the nearest future melanoma treatment guidelines should be complemented by the virotherapy for treatment of early stage melanoma.

Last Updated Friday, 24 July 2015

Discussion about Latvian-Korean cooperation in science

Thursday, 16 July 2015

On 7 July, 2015 president of the Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS) Prof Ojārs Spārītis met with Mr. Kyong-Ho Min, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (Riga Office), who was visiting LAS. Also present at the meeting was advisor to Charge d'Affaires Ms. Lelde Saulite.

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