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Dr. sc. comp. candidate Ilze Bargā, Satellite data analyst and satellite data applications developer, researcher

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Latvia is a green, safe and smart country in Northern Europe on the East coast of the Baltic Sea.

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Research in Latvia is part of the European Research Area.

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Researcher Spotlight: Ilze Bargā

Dr. sc. comp. candidate Ilze Bargā, Satellite data analyst and satellite data applications developer, researcher, SIA “Baltic Satellite Service” founder and Member of the Board The wheel doesn’t have to be reinvented every time – knowledge doesn’t disappear and drives progress. The job of scie…

Zinātne Latvijai

February 2, 2024

Researcher Spotlight: Ieva Zemīte

Dr. oec. Ieva Zemīte, Associate professor and leading researcher, Institute of Culture and Arts, Latvian Academy of Culture (LAC), Director of the joint Master’s study program "Creative Industries and Growth Management" at LAC and Riga Technical University To succeed, a creative person mu…

Research Latvia

January 16, 2024

Latvia becomes EMBL's 29th member state

As EMBL's 29th full member state, Latvia joins after a three-year period as a prospect member during which engagement between EMBL and Latvian researchers significantly expanded. Latvia’s life sciences community will benefit from expanded access to the leading European research, services, and tr…

European Molecular Biology Laboratory

January 10, 2024

The calendar and exhibition "Research Latvia 2024" created by the Ministry of Education were opened in the theater house "Zirgu pasts" of the Latvian Academy of Culture

On January 8, 2024, the opening of the calendar and exhibition "Research Latvia 2024" was held in the theater house "Zirgu pasts" of the Latvian Academy of Culture. The calendar and exhibition tell about 12 Latvian scientists from different generations, scientific disciplines and institutions: Dr. …

Ministry of Education and Science

January 9, 2024

Biomedicine research platform BioMedPharm established to foster biomedical research in Latvia

Six leading research organizations in Latvia have joined forces to establish the BioMedPharm consortium, a pioneering platform capable of implementing biomedical research projects of any complexity. The idea for the BioMedPharm consortium was conceived a year ago as a project proposal for the Innov…

Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis

October 17, 2023

Co-Creation Events to Take Part in 5G Techritory 2023 Forum

As part of 5G Techritory 2023, the Latvian Council of Science together with the Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia and Ministry of Education and Science Latvia will host a co-creation event about civil security and cyber security for Horizon E…

Research Latvia

October 13, 2023

Bridging industry and academia data gap – the human side of it

The workshop "Bridging industry and academia data gap – the human side of it", hosted by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science in collaboration with the Latvian Higher Education and Science IT Shared Service Centre, which is taking place within the framework of 5G Techritory …

Research Latvia

October 13, 2023

Civil Security and Cyber Security Co-Creation Event for Horizon Europe Projects

As part of 5G Techritory 2023, the Latvian Council of Science together with the Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia and Ministry of Education and Science Latvia will host a co-creation event about civil security and cyber security for Horizon Europe…

Latvian Council of Science

October 12, 2023

Latvia continues its enhanced dialogue

Director General, Marc Lemaitre travelled to Riga to meet Ms Anda Čakša, Minister for Education and Science. The conversation covered a wide range of topics including Latvia’s participation in Horizon Europe, skill shortage and investments and reforms. Ms Anda Čakša expressed her government’s commi…

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

September 20, 2023

From laboratory to prosperity

At the 5th World Congress of Latvian Science "Research Latvia", the question of increasing the contribution of research to the national economy, society and policy makers was prevalent in several sessions. In a session dedicated to research impact, experts from the U.S. and South Africa shared…

Ministry of Education and Science

August 25, 2023

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Researcher Spotlight: Ilze Bargā

Dr. sc. comp. candidate Ilze Bargā, Satellite data analyst and satellite data applications developer, researcher, SIA “Baltic Satellite Service” founder and Member of the Board. Ilze Bargā's research and work focuses on satellite data and its practical applications in agriculture, forestry, urban planning and other fields. Ilze has more than 20 years of experience in geographic information systems and their development.

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Researcher Spotlight: Ieva Zemīte

Dr. oec. Ieva Zemīte, Associate professor and leading researcher, Institute of Culture and Arts, Latvian Academy of Culture (LAC), Director of the joint Master’s study program "Creative Industries and Growth Management" at LAC and Riga Technical University. Ieva’s multifaceted professional life encompasses research, student mentorship, creative entrepreneurship, and policy advocacy. One of her recent research interests pertains to the role of creative industries in Latvia’s small towns.

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Research Latvia 2024

The calendar and exhibition "Research Latvia 2024" created by the Ministry of Education and Science, for the seventh year already, tells about twelve Latvian scientists: Dr. oec. Ieva Zemīte, Dr. sc. comp. candidate Ilze Bargā, Ph. D. Miķelis Kirpļuks, Dr. geogr. Pēteris Lakovskis, Dr. biol. Vita Rovīte, Prof. Mārcis Auziņš, Dr. med. Linda Gailīte, Ph. D. Brigita Dejus, Dr. chem. Jānis Veliks, Dr. sc. ing. Rihards Novickis, Dr. phys. Gints Kučinskis, Dr. sc. ing. Sandra Muižniece-Brasava.

 

 

 

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