Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 01.08.2015, 14:47

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Lithuania's Education Min fails in planning funds for education activities support

Lithuania's Education Min fails in planning funds for education activities support

31.07.2015

The annual audit of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania is finished, Lithuania's National Audit Office reports LETA/ELTA.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Financial Services, Legislation, Lithuania



First baby born in Latvia using preimplantation genetic screening of embryos

First baby born in Latvia using preimplantation genetic screening of embryos

28.07.2015

The first birth using preimplantation genetic screening of embryos (comparative genomic hybridization using microarrays), which allows screening the embryo's chromosomes before it is implanted in the uterus, has been registered in Latvia.

Estonia supports 22 national minority Sunday schools in autumn

Estonia supports 22 national minority Sunday schools in autumn

28.07.2015

In the coming academic year 2015/2016, the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research in Estonia will be supporting the activities of 22 Sunday schools via the Integration and Migration Foundation with 101,592.31 euros, the Integration and Migration Foundation announced LETA.


Vilnius University's archaeologist among co-authors in Nature

Vilnius University's archaeologist among co-authors in Nature

27.07.2015

The article "Bronze Age Eurasian population genomics" was publicized in the prestigious scientific journal "Nature" in June 2015, presenting the findings of the international research project on the genetic testing results generated over the past few years. Algimantas Merkevicius, the Associated Professor of Department of Archaeology of the VU History Faculty is one of the co-authors of this article, reports BC VU’s press service.

New measures to implement EU’s investment plan for growth

New measures to implement EU’s investment plan for growth

23.07.2015

On 22 July 2015, the European Commission has put the final building blocks in place to kick-start investment in the real economy. An agreed package of measures will ensure that the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) is up and running by early autumn 2015, keeping the President Juncker’s Investment Plan a reality.

23.07.2015

Estonia will cooperate with Moldova in medicine

Estonian Health and Labour Minister Rannar Vassiljev and Moldovan Health Minister Mircea Buga signed on July 21st the action plan of the health cooperation agreement between the two states, the Social Ministry announced LETA.

22.07.2015

Estonian state invests 40 mln euros to foster digital teaching in schools

The Estonian state will invest over 40 million euros to make sure that by the year 2020, it would be possible, if desired, to carry out all the teaching in schools digitally, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

21.07.2015

Management deficiencies in Lithuania's two higher education institutions

The National Audit Office has completed financial (regularity) audits for the year 2014 in the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy and Vytautas Magnus University, the Office reported LETA/ELTA.

21.07.2015

Kaunas University of Technology develops unique material for next generation solar cells

Researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Organic Chemistry laboratories have developed material, which offers much cheaper alternative to the one which is currently being used in hybrid solar cells. The efficiency of the semi-conductors created by the team of KTU's chemists was confirmed at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to sciencedaily.com.

20.07.2015

Modern EU Policies: Integration in Action

The BC magazine starts a new publication series written by Eugene Eteris, the BC’s international editor, who is also teaching at the European Studies Faculty in RSU, Latvia. For more than two decades, prof. Eugene Eteris has been involved in the European policy’s research publishing extensively on contemporary European problems.

17.07.2015

Expert comes down hard on name given National Library's restaurant in Riga

The brouhaha over "Kleever" – the name given the Latvian National Library's restaurant, has the negative opinion of Eriks Stendzenieks added to a long list, informs LETA.

16.07.2015

Minister: children's health "catastrophic" in Latvia

Children's health condition in Latvia is catastrophic, Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) said in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama", reports LETA.

16.07.2015

The Economist: Latvia not suffering from "brain drain"

Latvia is not suffering from a "brain drain", according to "The Economist" magazine's study of emigrants' scientific activity in their new country of residence, reports LETA.

14.07.2015

Riga 1st High School remains on top in 2015

Garnering yet another honor as the top large public school in Latvia (137.76 points) is Riga 1st High School. This according to information now available on the home page "Latvijas skolu reitings 2015" skolureitings.lv, reports LETA.

09.07.2015

Latvian Health Ministry: there will be no compromises regarding school catering

There will be no compromises with food producers regarding catering in schools, Latvian Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes", informs LETA.

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