On 15 March 2022, the Senate of the Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS) decided on awarding the LAS Grand Medal 2022 to Dr.philol. Māra Grudule, LAS full member, lead researcher at the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia, and Prof. Olafs Daugulis, LAS foreign member, Professor at the University of Houston.
|Dr.philol. Māra Grudule is awarded the LAS Grand Medal for researches in the history of Latvian literature and culture.|
|Chemist Prof. Olafs Daugulis is awarded the LAS Grand Medal for outstanding achievements in methodology of organic synthesis and education of young Latvian chemists.|
The Grand Medal is the highest reward which is awarded by the LAS to scientists of Latvia and foreign countries for their outstanding creative contribution. The awarding ceremony usually takes place in November each year during the LAS General Meeting.