European Researchers' Night in Latvia 2021


The main objective of the project (Nr is to raise awareness of science in the wider community, particularly youth, as well as to present the public with the profession of scientist; to demonstrate the impact of such science as the daily human life of natural science, social science and humanities: to bring researchers closer to the Latvian society and raise interest in research.

The aim of the event is to promote the visibility of the profession of researchers and to show their role to Latvian society. During European Researchers' Night, a number of interesting and interactive events will be organised in Riga, Jelgava, Ventspils, Liepāja, Valmiera, Salaspils, Rēzekne, Daugavpils, covering the entire territory of Latvia. This year's slogan: "Diversity of Science for the Future" telling us that scientific research is focused on a better future and showing the diversity of science fields from social, humanities, medicine, physics, chemistry, biology to social sciences. The project will support the visibility of the research community, including, the Horizon 2020 projects, in particular the visibility of Marie Skłodowska - Curie activities in general.

Project partners: University of Latvia, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Liepaja University, Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre, Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava", Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Institute of Electronic and Computer Science, Ventspils University of Applied Sciences

Project manager: Oskars Java

Poject period: 01.04.2021 - 31.05.2021

Financing source: ERDF


Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Cēsu street 4, Tērbatas street 10, Valmiera, LV-4201, Latvija

Company reg. Nr. LV90001342592