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European resercher Night in Latvia 2020

Project Title: European resercher Night in Latvia 2020

Project ID No.: 1.1.1.5/20/A/002

Project Total costs: EUR 130 575

Project partners:

  •   University of Latvia
  •  Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre
  •   Riga Stradins University
  •   Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
  •  Vidzeme University of applied sciences
  •   Daugavpils University
  •   Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis
  •  Liepaja University
  • Latvian Academy of Sport Education
  •   Latvian State Institute of wood chemistry
  •  Latvian Academy of Music
  •  Ventspils University of applied sciences
  •   Rezekne Academy of Technologies
  •  Latvian State Forest Research Institute “Silava”
  •  Institute of Electronics and computer science

Summary:

The aim of the event is to provide an opportunity to learn more about scientific achievements and the work of scientists by virtually visiting research institutes, universities and other institutions from all over Latvia. This year’s theme is “Science achievements for the future” and the event is organized by the University of Latvia.

The European Researchers’ Night event will take place in Latvia for the 15th time and, thanks to the remote format at www.zinatniekunakts2021.lv, will be accessible to people anywhere in Latvia and the world. Visitors will be able to virtually visit eight Latvian cities and visit the laboratories of around 15 different Latvian universities and research institutes, observe and participate in experiments, discuss with scientists and take part in other activities prepared by Latvian scientists.

Progress of the project:

01.10.2020.-31.01.2021.

Preparations are under way for the European Researchers' Night. Activity planning is being performed. Participation in weekly meetings.

01.02.2021.-30.04.2021.

Preparations are under way for the European Researchers' Night. Activity planning is being performed. Participation in weekly meetings. During 30.04. an event takes place in a virtual environment.

 01.05.2021-31.07.2021.

The findings of the event organization, data on the number of visitors, the most popular activities, and possible improvements in the future are summarized. Participation in the event organizers' focus group meeting.



Mājas lapas izstrādi finansēja ERAF 2.1.1.2. aktivitātes projekts Nr. 2010/0196/2DP/2.1.1.2.0/10/APIA/VIAA/004 "Latvijas biomedicīnas pētījumu integrācija Eiropas zinātnes telpā".