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12 / 05 / 2022

LAS full member Ēriks Jēkabsons among the newly elected members of the...

The new ALLEA Board was announced during the annual business meeting held as part of the ALLEA General Assembly on 11 May 2022 in Brussels. ALLEA Member Academies have elected a new board for the period 2022-2024. Academies were invited to cast...

04 / 05 / 2022

Memorandum “On stopping murder and maltreatment of children in Ukraine...

On April 14, 2022, a Memorandum “On stopping murder and maltreatment of children in Ukraine by applying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child” was signed at the University of Latvia. The Latvian Academy of Sciences is among the initiators an...

03 / 05 / 2022

Nuclear Energy for Latvia international online conference - on 18 May...

The online conference "Nuclear Energy for Latvia" will take place on May 18, 2022. Participation in the conference is free of charge. Among the lecturers  is PhD, Dr.hab.phys., vice president of the Latvian Academy of Sciences and deputy directo...

21 / 03 / 2022

Latvian Academy of Sciences opens bank account for collecting donation...

The Latvian Academy of Sciences invites members of the Academy, emeritus scientists, academics and any volunteer to donate funds to support Ukrainian scientists. Bank account for donations (purpose of payment: "Support for Ukraine scientists"):  Latvian A...

16 / 03 / 2022

LAS full member Māra Grudule and foreign member Olafs Daugulis to be c...

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 Pr...

10 / 03 / 2022

#ScienceForUkraine initiative - in support of Ukrainian scientists and...

#ScienceForUkraine is a community group of volunteer students and research scientists from academic institutions in Europe and around the world. Our mission is to collect and disseminate information about support opportunities at the university, national, and...

04 / 03 / 2022

Latvian Academy of Sciences fully supports ALLEA decision to suspend t...

Latvian Academy of Sciences expresses its full support of the decision taken by ALLEA on 4 March 2022 on suspension of the membership of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. On 24 February 2022 the Latvian Acade...

25 / 02 / 2022

Appeal by the Latvian Academy of Sciences to halt aggression by Russia...

We, the Latvian Academy of Sciences as all for whom the unfettered right of peoples to self-determination, freedom and life is not an empty phrase categorically condemn the unprecedented military aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine. Ukraine ha...

18 / 02 / 2022

Research funding far from adequate, says science authority

The increase in science funding is still far from adequate and Latvian scientists travel abroad to better work opportunities, Latvian Academy of Sciences president Ivars Kalviņš told Latvian Radio February 17. According to the amount of funding for science, La...

18 / 02 / 2022

Major research on Latvian economy in pandemic published

A large-scale study on the Latvian economy during the pandemic and opportunities of post-crisis recovery has been published, Latvian Television reported February 15. The research involved the work of 80 economists, lawyers, political scientists and social scie...

09 / 02 / 2022

Latvian scientists work on luminescent car coatings

Aleksejs Zolotarjovs, a researcher at the University of Latvia Institute of Solid State Physics, is studying coatings with luminescent properties. In the future, such materials could be used in the manufacture of cars and road signs, Latvian Television reporte...

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