Latvia

Association of Latvian Young Scientists (ALYS)

Association of Latvian Young Scientists (ALYS)

Association of Latvian Young Scientists for their primary course of action considers favourable evaluation, incentives and financial support of Latvian academic families scientific activities. ALYS tries to cover the whole Latvian territory and, thanks to intense international scientific cooperation, far beyond our national borders reaches it’s implemented projects. ALYS is active bringing together doctoral students and other young Latvian scientists by organizing scientific and social  events that promote contacts and cooperation among scientists. A number of projects has been implemented with a support from Borisa and Ināras Teterevu Fund, within which the scientist prestige of the profesion in Latvian young people are significantly elevated. Young people are motivated to choose scientific careers and to study. Also, has been raised an issue about science place in Latvian society through the public about the project activities. We have also developed guidelines for scientific institutions evaluation of research programs, actively engaged in post-doctoral and the group of Cabinet of Ministers Regulations development grant, also organised Forum for future scientists and Science brunches. We have popularized the science of social network page in Facebook and made a number of other science-appropriate activities. At the moment as our goal we are setting Latvian Young Scientists activation, because all the necessary incorporation and organization capacity is higher than ever. We want that the voice of young scientists is heard in society, bringing important ideas in country’s development, integrating different sectors of society and bringing us closer to foundation of a knowledge based society.

Website: http://ljza.lv/