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14 / 01 / 2022

Science Achievements 2021: Latvian scientists develop extra-quick sens...

An innovative and very high-speed thermoelectric radiation sensor has been developed by the Latvian University (LU) Institute of Solid State Physics. It makes it possible to measure the intensity of infrared radiation, Latvian Television reported on Janua...

09 / 01 / 2022

Latvian Academy of Sciences announces winners of the Science Achieveme...

The Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS) has announced winners of the annual Science Achievements’ Competition - top eleven achievements were selected from 42 eligible proposals that were submitted for evaluation. Eleven achievements were acknowledged with the Di...

07 / 01 / 2022

HOW TO BECOME EMPLOYER OF CHOICE IN LIFE SCIENCE ACADEMIA

Members of Alliance4Life recently conducted the mapping of best practices in career systems in life sciences research, including the self-assessment of human resources (HR) systems in twelve research organisations in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countrie...

23 / 12 / 2021

Season's Greetings!

  Dear members of the academic community, colleagues and friends! Difficult times try our resilience, but also serve to build it! Our present and future of is shaped by all of us collectively, and each of us individually. This holds as true for our c...

01 / 12 / 2021

The Edvīns Vedējs Prize Awarded for the First Time

On 25 November 2021, the awarding of The Edvīns Vedējs Prize took place during the General Meeting of the Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS). Dr.chem. Marija Skvorcova was the first to receive the prize. Edvīns Vedējs (Edwin Vedejs, 1941–2017) was a prominent o...

24 / 11 / 2021

LAS Autumn General Meeting to announce results of the LAS new members...

On Thursday, November 25, 2021, the regular Autumn General Meeting of the Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS) is scheduled to convene beginning from 2PM. Taking into consideration the security measures in force due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemia, the meeting will...

22 / 10 / 2021

LAS General Meeting will be held virtually on 27 October 2021

Following the decision of the Latvian Academy of Sciences’ (LAS) Senate, the extraordinary LAS General Meeting is to convene on Wednesday, 27 October 2021, at 2PM. Taking into consideration the recent government announcement of the introduction of strengthened...

08 / 10 / 2021

Winners of the Baltic Assembly Prize in Literature, the Arts and Scien...

On 8 October, the digital meeting of the Joint Jury of the Baltic Assembly took place.  During the meeting, members of the Joint Jury decided that the winners of the Baltic Assembly Prize in 2021 are Vahur Afanasjev (Laanoja) (1979-2021)&nb...

30 / 06 / 2021

THE MEDAL WINNERS OF THE THREE BALTIC ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES WERE ANNOU...

The laureates of the Medal of the Baltic Academies of Sciences were announced at the Baltic Conference on Intellectual Cooperation “Mathematics for Society” taking place at the Estonian Academy of Sciences. The members of the academy of sciences of the th...

05 / 06 / 2021

FOOD, ITS PACKAGING – FOR A HEALTHIER AND ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY LIF...

Sandra Muižniece-Brasava, PhD, Faculty of Food Technology, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Corresponding Member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences In: Latvian Academy of Sciences Yearbook 2021, 2021, pp. 124-127. “In Latvia University of L...

05 / 06 / 2021

THE 17TH BALTIC CONFERENCE ON INTELLECTUAL CO-OPERATION: MATHEMATICS F...

The Estonian Academy of Sciences is honoured to convene the 17th Baltic Conference on Intellectual Cooperation (BCIC) in Tallinn on 28–29 June 2021. The event includes a meeting of the Presidents of Academies around the Baltic Sea and the Pre-seminar on Energe...

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