Academicians Edīte Kaufmane and Jānis Spīgulis to be conferred LAS Grand Medal 2021

Academicians Edīte Kaufmane and Jānis Spīgulis to be conferred LAS Grand Medal 2021

On 16 February 2021, the Senate of the Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS) decided on awarding the LAS Grand Medal 2021 to the academicians Dr.biol. Edīte Kaufmane and Dr.habil.phys. Jānis Spīgulis.  

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Dr.biol. Edīte Kaufmane is awarded the LAS Grand Medal for significant contribution to the development and promotion of horticulture science and growing of commercial plants.   

Spigulis                                          

Dr.habil.phys. Jānis Spīgulis is awarded the LAS Grand Medal for outstanding achievements in establishing and developing research in biophotonics in Latvia.

 

 

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.