INTRODUCTORY WORDS BY VAIRA VĪĶE-FREIBERGA
VAIRA VĪĶE-FREIBERGA, FULL MEMBER, LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FELLOW, ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA ASSOCIATE MEMBER, ACADÉMIE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF BELGIUM FELLOW, WORLD ACADEMY OF ART AND SCIENCE
In: Latvian Academy of Sciences Yearbook 2021, 2021, pp. 6-7.
“As in previous years, the 2021 yearbook of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, by presenting a broad overview of the structure and function of research activities in Latvia, becomes a showcase for current and future projects and accomplishments in a variety of disciplines. While the year 2020 will enter history as the annus horribilis of the COVID-19 pandemic, let us hope that the world-wide vaccination programmes of 2021 will illustrate the crucial role played by science and research in the very survival of the human race.”
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