European Researchers’ Night in Latvia 2018-2019

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Acronym NIGHTLV-2018-2019
Funding scheme H2020-MSCA-NIGHT-2018
Contract number 819129
Implementation period 01.05.2018. – 31.12.2019.
Project coordinator The State Education Development Agency
Project partners

University of Latvia

Rīga Stradiņš University

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Daugavpils University

Ventspils University

Vidzeme University

Rezekne Academy of Technologies

Liepaja University

Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (LIOS)

Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry

Institute of Electronics and Computer Science

Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre

Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment  ”BIOR”

Summary

The objective of the European Researchers’ Night in Latvia Project is to raise the awareness of the larger public, especially young people, about science as well as to familiarize them with the scientist’s profession; to show the impact of sciences such as natural sciences, social sciences and humanities on everyday human life; to bring researchers closer to the Latvian society and to raise the interest of young people about research. Aim of the activities is to enhance public recognition of researchers’ profession and their role in Latvian society. A number of attractive, amazing and interactive events will be organized in Riga and in a number of towns covering the whole territory of Latvia.