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Work experience

2019 - Present

Research Assistant - PhD student, Riga Stradiņš University, Department of Communication Studies, Faculty of Communication, Riga (Latvia)

2018 - Present

Acting Lecturer

Faculty of Medicine, Learning Laboratory of Statistics

2015 - 2018

Research expert

“Accenture”, Latvian subsidiary

2003 - Present

Project Director

Marketing and public research centre SKDS

1997 - 2001

Project Manager

Ltd. "Baltijas Datu nams"/ TNS Latvia

1997 - 1997

Fellow employee

Latvian Social research center

1993 - 1996

Teacher of mathematics and health education

Riga Sanatorium boarding-school

1988 - 1992

Methodologist, head of Tourism and Sports, Deputy Director

Pupil Creative house in Latgale suburb

1986 - 1998

Teacher

Preschool educational institution

1983 - 1986

Secretary

A mountaineering federation

Education and training

2016 - 2019

PhD candidate

Rīga Stradiņš University

Faculty of Communication

2011 - 2014

Master’s degree of Social Sciences in Communication

Rīga Stradiņš University

1992 - 1993

Master's degree in Pedagogy

The University of Latvia

1984 - 1991

Master's degree in Mathematics

The University of Latvia

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

 

“Methods and technologies of Presentation” Riga, 2015

“Data analyse and reporting through electronic tables”, Riga, 2015

“Project management” Riga, 2011

English course, Sydney, Australia, 2009

 

Projects

 

Participation in RSU Communication faculty Summer school “Cultural journalism”. “Crisis, values and culture” in 18.07.2016. with the report “The culture of Latvian nation – do we have to be sorry for us and wait something from others?” Summer school was made with RSU scientific research help. “Crisis overcoming in Latvia” and VPP EKOSOC-LV under project “Value and action models reflection in socio and economic time of changes”.

 

Participation in the National Research Program for National Economy Transformation, Smart Growth, Governance and
the legal framework for sustainable development of the state and society - a new approach to sustainable knowledge
Building a society (EKOSOC_LV) in subproject no. 5.2.5. Time: Jan 2017-Jun 2018

 

NATIONAL RESEARCH PROGRAMME “LATVIAN HERITAGE AND FUTURE CHALLENGES FOR THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THE STATE” project “CHALLENGES FOR THE LATVIAN STATE AND SOCIETY AND THE SOLUTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT (INTERFRAME-LV)”; Time: Jan 2019-Nov 2021

 

Memento Mori: End of Life, Death and Imagined Afterlife in the Contemporary Latvian Lifeworld; Time: Jan 2020-Dec 2022

 

Memberships

 

2018 - present; Alumni Club of the University of Latvia
2017 - present; Member of the Latvian Sociological Association
2017 - present; AABS | Member of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies
2016 - present; Alumni Association of the Riga Stradins University

 

Publications

 

Chapter “Latvian business culture. Hofstede cultural dimension index measurement nationally representative survey " in monography “Economic crisis in Latvia: aftertaste of succsess story”, red. Sergejs Kruks. Released in 2016. Rīga Stradiņš University.

 

D.Kalniņa "What do you know about yourself? How it helps in collegial communication "; Medicus Bonus, published February-March 2017 issue No 28: pp. 58-61.

 

Chapter "Attitudes to social action in different socio-demographic groups" in the collection of scientific articles of "The Pluralism anxiety" in the EKOSOC-LV scientific paper, red. Sergejs Kruks. Issued in 2018 at Rīga Stradiņš University, pages 105-125.

 

D.Kalniņa, A.Kazoka "Musculoskeletal Signs of the Significance of the Feminine Value of Latvia in Society". The collections of scientific articles of the Daugavpils University "Cultural Studies" will be issued in early 2019.

 

Contacts

Colleagues

Aigars Pētersons
Rector, Academic Staff
Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Anda Rožukalne
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff