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Work experience

2017 - Present

Associate professor

Riga Stradins university

Lectures and research.
Study courses:
„Management of Organisation Efficiency" (In English and in Latvian, 3 ECTS),
„Human Resource Management in Global Environmnet” – (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS),
„Quality Management Methods” – (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS),
„Work Environment and Ergonomics Management” – (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS),

2015 - Present

Director of the master study programme "International Marketing and Business Management"

Rīgas Stradiņš University

2015 - 2017

Director of the bachelor study programme "Business Startup Management"

Rīgas Stradiņš University

2015 - Present

Assistant Professor

Rīgas Stradiņš University

Lectures and research.
Study courses:
„Management of Organisation Efficiency" (In English and in Latvian, 3 ECTS),
„Human Resource Management in Global Environmnet” – (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS),
„Quality Management Methods” – (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS),
„Work Environment and Ergonomics Management” – (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS),

2013 - Present

Leading researcher

Rīgas Stradiņš University

Researcher at the Institute for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health
Research in the Riga Stradins University project “The development of up-to-date diagnostic and research methods for the risks caused by nanoparticles and ergonomic factors at workplaces”.

2013 - Present

Senior Consultant

LLC ”ALPA PRO”

LLC ”ALPA PRO”, Latvia, Consultant/expert in quality management, occupational health and safety

2012 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of Latvia

Lectures and research.
Study courses:
„Quality management methods (In English and in Latvian, 4 ECTS),
„Management fundamentals” – (In Latvian and English, 8 ECTS),
„Business operations management” – (In Latvian and English, 4 ECTS),
„Management theory” - (In English, 4 ECTS)”,
„Human resource management” – (In English, 8 ECTS),
„Work environment and safety" (In Latvian and English, 8 ECTS),
„Basics of Ergonomics" (In Latvian and English, 8 ECTS)
„Risk assessment methods" (In Latvian and English, 8 ECTS)

2006 - Present

Board member and founder

Latvian Ergonomics Society

Latvian Ergonomics Society mission is to promote ergonomics scientific and practical development as well as understanding among society about ergonomics essence in human life and work quality.
The association brings together occupational health and safety professionals, business leaders, occupational health care doctors, researchers, academics, students, and other professionals.
Website: www.ergonomika.lv

Achievements

Courses

2015 till now Riga Stradins University, Faculty of European Studies: Quality Management methods (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Human Resource management in global environment (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Sustainable International Marketing (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Work Environment Ergonomics Management (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS).

2012 till now University of Latvia, professional Master Study programme "Work Environment and expertise": Study courses „Quality management methods (In English and in Latvian, 4 ECTS), „Business management" – (In Latvian, 4 ECTS), Work environment and safety (In Latvian and English, 8 ECTS), Basics of Ergonomics (In Latvian and English, 8 ECTS), Work environment expertise, Risk assessment methods (In Latvian, 8 ECTS)

2014 Pennstate University, The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, USA. Study course "PSU IE 479 Human Centered Product Design" (4 ECTS) under supervision of prof. Dr. Andris Freivalds.

2012 till 2015 University of Latvia, Faculty of Economics and Management: Study courses „Quality management methods (In English and in Latvian, 4 ECTS), „Management fundamentals" – (In Latvian, 8 ECTS), „Business management" – (In Latvian, 4 ECTS), „Management theory" - (In English, 4 ECTS)", „Human resource management" – (In English, 8 ECTS); „Managers self-improvement tasks" – (In Latvian, 4 ECTS).

2009 till 2014 Riga Stradins University, Faculty of European Studies: Human resource management (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Work Labour management (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Quality Management methods (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Work Environment Ergonomics Management (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Business and Economics Basics (In English, 8 ECTS), Business Ergonomics management (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Management of Organisation Efficiency (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Human Resource management in global environment (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS), Sustainable International Marketing (In Latvian and English, 3 ECTS).

Certifications

2010 University of Latvia, Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art, Professional development education program "University didactics: contemporary theory and practice", certificate​​

2013 Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists, Certified European Ergonomist (Eur.Erg.)​ Certificate

Honours and awards

2018 till 2019 BAFF award and research scholarship to the Penn State University, The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, USA

2014 till 2015 Fulbright award to the Penn State University, The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, USA, State College, research on "Investigation of Ergonomic Stress in Contemporary Technological Work Environments" http://www.cies.org/grantee/henrijs-kalkis

2013 Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists, Certified European Ergonomist (Eur.Erg.)

2013 University of Latvia, Award and Certificate of Recognition for Achievements in Science (prize for academic continuity, LU 28/01/2014 order. No. 25.1 "Awards for achievements in science of University of Latvia")

2009 Latvian Education fund and Latvian Ergonomics Society award (1st place) of best research paper on Ergonomics Analysis and problem solutions (4th of June, 2009)

2008 till 2009 University of Latvia, Kristaps Morbergs scholarship

(http://www.fonds.lv/stipendiati/20082009-ak-gads/kristapa-morberga-stipendija-lu/henrijs-kalkis/)

Memberships

Expert rights

2014 till 2017 Science Expert rights in management science (Latvian Council of Science decision No. 7-2-1, Riga, since 2013; valid until 2019)

2015 till now Expert of Higher education quality agency (AIKA), since 6th of August, 2015

Evaluation Committees

2015 USA Embassy, member of the Fulbright Scholarship evaluation committee for applicants​​

Scientific work

Journal advisory and reviewer board:

Scientific journal editor:

Scientific and Advisory Boards (Committees):

  • Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2015 and the Affiliated Conferences (http://www.ahfe2015.org/), Las Vegas, USA, 2015
  • Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2016 and the Affiliated Conferences (http://www.ahfe2016.org/), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016
  • Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2017 and the Affiliated Conferences (http://www.ahfe2017.org/), Los Angeles, USA, 2017
  • Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2018 and the Affiliated Conferences (http://www.ahfe2018.org/), Orlando, USA, 2018
  • International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration: Integrating People and Intelligent Systems (IHSI 2019) (http://www.ihsint.org/), San Diego, USA, 2019
  • Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2019 and the Affiliated Conferences (http://www.ahfe2019.org/), Washington, USA, 2019
  • The 7th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2016 jointly with The 22nd International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis: ISAS 2016 (http://www.iiis-spring16.org/imcic/Website/default.asp?vc=26), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2016
  • 7th International Conference "Biosystems Engineering 2016", 2016 in Tartu, Estonia (http://bse.emu.ee/5.html)
  • 8th International Conference "Biosystems Engineering 2017", 2017 in Tartu, Estonia (http://bse.emu.ee/5.html)
  • 9th International Conference "Biosystems Engineering 2018", 2018 in Tartu, Estonia (http://bse.emu.ee/5.html)
  • 10th International Conference "Biosystems Engineering 2019", 2019 in Tartu, Estonia (http://bse.emu.ee/5.html)

 

Monograph or monograph parts, books:

1. Babris S., Kalkis H., Murnieks J., Piekuss U. LEAN solutions for effective business. Riga: Madris, 2016, 190 p. (ISBN: 978-9984-31-555-3) – collective monograph (Approved by the Latvian Ergonomics society (Scientific Institution No 464112) council meeting, Protocol No 2/2016, 2016 May 30 August) (in Latvian).

2. Roja Z., Roja I., Kalkis H. University of Latvia professor, habilitated doctor in chemistry Valdis Kalkis. Bio-bibliography. Riga: Latvian Ergonomics Society, 2016, 154. p. (ISBN: 978-9934-14-799-9) – book (in Latvian).

3. Roja Z., Roja I., Kalkis H. Stress and violence at the work. Solutions? Riga: Latvian Ergonomics Society, 2016, 94. p. (ISBN: 978-9934-14-802) – book (in Latvian).

4. Kalkis V., Roja Z., Kalkis H. Occupational health and risks at work. Riga: Medicinas apgads, 2015, 534 p., book and scientific monograph, (ISBN 978-9984-813-81-3) – scientific monograph (in Latvian).

5. Kalkis H. Business Ergonomics Management. Riga: Gutenbergs Druka. 2014., 155 p. (ISBN 978-9934-14-076-1) – scientific monograph (in Latvian).

6. 10th chapter “V. Kaļķis, Ž. Roja, Kalkis H. Ergonomics risk assessment” in book “Kalkis V. Work environment risk assessment methods, Riga, Latvian Education fund, 2008, p. 211. – 215. (In Latvian).

7. 13th chapter “Kalkis H. Work environment risk assessment economics aspects” in book “Kalkis V. Work environment risk assessment methods, Riga, Latvian Education fund, 2008, p. 211. – 215. (In Latvian).

Teaching materials

1.Z. Roja. V. Kalkis, H. Kalkis. Guidelines for Ergonomics in Labour. Baltic Ergonomics Group, 2011, 12 p. (In Latvian)

2.V. Kalkis, Z Roja, H. Kalkis. Occupational Ergonomics – human and work. Riga, Latvian Ergonomics Society (www.ergonomika.lv), 2010, 9 p. (In Latvian)

3.Z. Roja, I. Roja, H. Kalkis, V. Kalkis. Back-pain? Ergonomics can help. Riga, Latvian Ergonomics Society (www.ergonomika.lv), 2007, 16 p. (In Latvian)

4.Z. Roja, I. Roja, V. Kalkis, H. Kalkis, I. Laganovska-Dirina. Communication with computer – comfort or discomfort? Ergonomics can help. Riga, Latvian Ergonomics Society (www.ergonomika.lv), 2007, 25 p. (In Latvian)

5.V. Kalkis, Z. Roja, H. Kalkis. Risks at work environment, Riga, 2007, 68 p. (In Latvian)

6.I. Roja, Z. Roja, H. Kalkis. Stress and violence at work. Riga, 2006, 46 p. (In Latvian)

 

Main publications (2010 - 2018)

2018

1.                 Roja Z., Kalkis H., Tetere I., Roja I. Stress at Work and Physical Load in Professional Sport. In the book “Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors”, ed. R. Goonetilleke, W. Karwowski. R. S. Goonetilleke and W. Karwowski (Eds.): AHFE 2018, AISC 789, pp. 335–342, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94484-5_35

2.                 Batraga A., Salkovska J., Braslina L., Legzdina L., Kalkis H. New Innovation Identification Approach Development Matrix. In the book: Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Society. J. I. Kantola et al. (Eds.): AHFE 2018, AISC 783, pp. 261–273, 2018.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94709-9_26

3.                 Kalkis H., Roja Z., Babris S. Human Factor and LEAN Analysis at Industrial Manufacturing Plants. In the book: Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Society. J. I. Kantola et al. (Eds.): AHFE 2018, AISC 783, pp. 274–281, 2018.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94709-9_27

4.                 Sander, T., Sloka, B., Kalkis, H. Successful Creation and Communication of Human Resources Strategies in Germany. In the book: Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Society. J. I. Kantola et al. (Eds.): AHFE 2018, AISC 783, pp. 249–260, 2018.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94709-9_25

5.                 Sander, T., Sloka, B., Kalkis, H. Successful creation and communication of human resources strategies in Germany. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 783, 2019, pp. 249-260.

6.                 Maksimov, D.G., Kalkis H. Work strain predictors in construction work. Agronomy Research  16 (X), xxx–ccc, 2018, (ISSN: 1406-894X, SCOPUS, EBSCO, CABI Full Paper and Thompson Scientific database, http://dx.doi.org/10.15159/ar.18.169).

(http://dspace.emu.ee/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10492/4390/BSE2018_168_Maksimov.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y)

7.                 Kalkis H., Roja Z., Babris S. Faults and the physical workload in sawing and packing-related woodworking processes when considering potential ergonomic solutions. Agronomy Research  16 (X), xxx–ccc, 2018, (ISSN: 1406-894X, SCOPUS, EBSCO, CABI Full Paper and Thompson Scientific database, http://dx.doi.org/10.15159/ar.18.170).

(https://dspace.emu.ee/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10492/4410/BSE2018_088_Kalkis.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y)

8.                 Bokse K., Kalkis H., Roja Z. Ergonomic risks influence on worker`s work ability at the metal manufacturing organization. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Latvia. Volume XXX, 2018, pp xxx-xxx. ISSN: 1022-4483.

 

2017

9.                 Roja Z., Kalkis H., I. Roja, Zalkalns J., Sloka B. Work strain predictors in construction work. Agronomy research, Volume 15 (X), 2017, p. 2090-2099 (ISSN: 1406-894X, SCOPUS, EBSCO, CABI Full Paper and Thompson Scientific database).

(http://agronomy.emu.ee/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/BSE2017_309_Roja_V_doi.pdf)

10.             Roja Z., Kalkis H., Roja I., Zalkalns J., Sloka B. Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSD) in Construction Workers and Main Causes. In the book “Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors”, ed. R. Goonetilleke, W. Karwowski. Volume 602 2017, pp 279-286, (ISSN: 2194-5357, ISBN: 978-3-319-60824-2 (Print), 978-3-319-60825-9 (Online), ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink).

(https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-60825-9_31).

11.             Sander T., Sloka B., Kalkis H. The Trust of the Information from Employer Rating Platforms. In the book “Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership”, ed. Kantola J.I., Barath T., Nazir S. Volume 594, 2017, pp 216-228, (ISSN: 2194-5357, ISBN: 978-3-319-60371-1 (Print), 978-3-319-60372-8 (Online), ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink).

(https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-60825-9_31).

12.             Sander T., Sloka B., Kalkis H. The trust of the information from employer rating platforms. International Journal of Web Portals: Volume 9, Issue 1, 2017, pp. 13-28. DOI: 10.4018/IJWP.2017010102, SCOPUS (SNIP 0,251).

(https://www.igi-global.com/article/the-trust-of-the-information-from-employer-rating-platforms/183649).

13.             Vanadzins I., Reste J., Kalkis H., Smagris E. Application of modern methods for ergonomic assesment of worklaces in Latvia // Proceedings of the first International Scientific Forum ISBN 978-985-7097-65-4 / Minsk.- 2017.- p.10-14.

 

2016

14.             Kalkis H., Roja Z. Strategic Model for Ergonomics Implementation in Operations Management. Journal of Ergonomics, Volume 6, Issue 4, 6:173. doi: 10.4172/2165-7556.1000173, ISSN:2165-7556. (http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/strategic-model-for-ergonomics-implementation-in-operations-management-2165-7556-1000173.pdf ; Journal Impact Factor: 1.18).

15.             Vilcane I., Koppel T., Bartusauskis J., Urbane V., Ievins J., Kalkis H., Roja Z. Electromagnetic fields’ exposure to head, torso and limbs in office workplaces. Agronomy Research 14(5), 2016, p. 1737–1744, 2016. (SCOPUS). ISSN 1406-894X. (http://agronomy.emu.ee/category/volume-14/number-5/) .

16.             Maksimov D., Kalkis H. Software development for Qualimetrical ergonomics of a workplace. Agronomy research, Volume 14 (4), 2016, p. 1406 - 1416 (SCOPUS). ISSN 1406-894X. (http://agronomy.emu.ee/category/volume-14/number-4-volume-14/).

17.             Roja Z., Kalkis H., Reinholds I., Roja I. Physical Load Among Construction Workers and its Analysis with Objective Ergonomics Research Method. In the book “Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors”, ed. R. Goonetilleke, W. Karwowski. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Volume 489 2016, pp 3-10, Florida, USA. ISBN: 978-3-319-41693-9 (Print) 978-3-319-41694-6 (Online). (http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-41694-6_1).

18.             Kalkis H., Roja Z., Reinholds I., Cekuls A. Ergonomics risk analysis in construction operations. Agronomy research, Volume 14 (2), 2016, p. 345 - 358 (SCOPUS). ISSN 1406-894X.

19.             Cekuls A., Kalkis H., Roja Z., The impact of information technologies upon the social interaction culture among employees in Latvian enterprises. Agronomy research, Volume 14 (1), 2016, p. 211 - 219 (SCOPUS). ISSN 1406-894X.

20.             Kantane I., Kalkis H. Ergonomic working environment risks and improvement of employee well-being in bookselling organization. EESTI MAAÜLIKOOL. Publikatsioonide Kogumik. 2016, p. 106–110.

2015

21.             Kalkis H. Economic Analytical Methods for Work-related MSD Cost Prediction. Elsevier, Procedia Manufacturing. Volume 3, 2015, p. 4181–4188. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2351978915003947).

22.             Roja Z., Kalkis H., Roja I. Measuring Muscle Fatigue in Relation to the Workload of Health Care Workers. Elsevier, Procedia Manufacturing. Volume 3, 2015, Pages 4189–4196. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2351978915003959).

23.             Roja I., Roja Z., Kalkis H. Team learning and self-management for video display terminal employees with chronic neck-shoulders pain. Agronomy research, Volume 13 (3), 2015, p. 829 - 835 (SCOPUS). (http://agronomy.emu.ee/vol133/13_3_21_B5.pdf).

24.             H. Kalkis, Z. Roja, S. Babris, I. Rezepina. Ergonomics in Business – approach for Organisation Efficiency improvement. 56th international Riga technical university conference “Scientific conference on economics and entrepreneurship scee’2015” proceedings. ISSN: 2256-0866, pp. 146 – 147.

 

2014

25.             Kalkis V, Roja Z., Kalkis H. Methodology of Physical Load Risk Assessment in Latvia. In the book Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors: Part II, Taylor & Francis USA Publishing, 2014., p. 299 – 306.

26.             Roja Z., Kalkis V., Kalkis H., Roja I., Dundurs J. Impact of Physical Load on Workability of Social Caregivers. In the book Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors: Part II, Taylor & Francis USA Publishing, 2014., p. 307 – 312.

27.             Reste J., Vanadzins I., Martinsone Z., Kalkis H., Eglite M., Zvagule T., Kurjane N., Lakisa S. Burden of Pain among Latvian Employees in Association with Work Organization. Ergonomics & Human Factors Conference, Southampton, UK, 2014.

28.             Roja I., Roja Z., Kalkis H. Insomnia management for ageing employees with job stress, SHS Web of Conferences 10, 00037 (2014), 7 p. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/shsconf/20141000037).  

29.             Kalkis H., Roja Z., Kalkis V. Physical Load Analysis for Hotel Cleaning Staff. Agronomy research, Volume 12, number 3, 2014 (SCOPUS). (http://agronomy.emu.ee/vol123/2014_3_19_b5.pdf).

30.             Kalkis H., Kalkis V., Roja Z. Ergonomic Risks in Woodworking Production Processes. Proceedings of International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene, Portugal: SPOSHO, 2014. p. 168 – 170. ISBN: 978-989-98203-2-6.

31.             Stradina G., Ievins J., Roja Z., Kalkis V., Kalkis H. Ergonomic Risks in the Printing Company and Workers’ Wellbeing. Riga Technical university scientific papers. Safety of Technogenic Environment, doi: 10.7250/ste.2014.005.  2014 / 5. p.43-46.

 

2013

32.             Roja Z., Kalkis V., Roja I., Kalkis H. The effects of a medical hypnotherapy on clothing industry employees suffering from chronic pain. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, 2013, 8:25.

33.             Kalkis H., Roja Z., Kalkis V., Rezepina I. Ergonomics Approach in Entrepreneurship. Agronomy research, Volume 11, number 2, 2013 (SCOPUS) http://agronomy.emu.ee/vol112/p11216.pdf.

 

2012

34.             Kalkis H., Kalkis V., Roja Z., Praude V., Rezepina I. Ergonomics and Quality Interventions in Woodworking Technological Processes for Lightening the Workload. In the book: Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Safety. pp. 250 – 257, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7038-9, 2012, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

35.             Kalkis V., Roja Z., Kalkis H. Determinations of muscles fatigue for production packers and sawing machine operators in furniture enterprise using myotonometry. In the book: Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Safety. pp. 550 – 558, ISBN: 978‐1‐4398‐7038‐9, 2012, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

36.             Roja Z., Roja I., Kalkis V., Kalkis H. Heart Rate monitoring – physical load objective evaluation method for nurses and assistants of nurses. In the book: Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Safety. pp. 565 – 564, ISBN: 978‐1‐4398‐7038‐9, 2012, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

37.             Kaļķis, H., Kaļķis, V. Significance of Ergonomic Solutions for Improvement of Work Environment Quality within an Organization. Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry. Vol.25, 2012, pp.84-90. ISSN 1407-7353. e-ISSN 2255-8713.

38.             Roja, Z., Kalkis, V., Kalkis, H., Palmsalu, I., Ievins, J., Berzins, J. Influence of Combined Labour Environment Risk Factors on Employees of the Sewing Enterprise and Practical Solutions. Technogenic environment safety. No.2, 2012, pp. 57.-60. ISSN 2255-6923. e-ISSN 2255-8705. 2011. https://ortus.rtu.lv/science/lv/publications/14078/fulltext.pdf .

 

2011

39.             Kalkis H., Rezepina I., Kalkis V. Fault Tree and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Woodworking Enterprise Process Quality Improvement. Collection of Scientific Papers 2010. Economics, Communication Sciences, Political Science, Sociology Social Policy and Social Work, Law. Riga: RSU, 2011. 108.p. ISBN 978-9984-788-91-3; ISSN 1691-5399, p. 5-13.

40.             Roja Z., Remeza I., Kalkis H., Roja I., Kalkis V. Investigation of the Work Heaviness Degree and Skeletal Muscles Fatigue for Sewers and Cutters Working in Closing Industry. Rīga Stradiņš University, Collections of Scientific Papers 2010, Research articles in medicine & pharmacy, RSU, Riga, ISSN 1691-497X, ISBN 978-9984-788-77-7, 2011, 35-45. http://www.rsu.lv/images/stories/dokumenti/publikacijas/zinatniskie_raksti_2010/medicina_farmacija/081_10_medZR-engl_35-45.pdf .

41.             Kalkis H., Praude V., Kalkis V. Constructing Company’s Economic Efficiency by implementing ergonomics environment. Management Theory and Practice: Synergy in Organisations. University of Tartu. V international conference. Tartu, Estonia, p. 90 – 99. ISBN: 978-9985-4-0623-6.

42.             Kaļķis H., Praude V., Rezepina I. The importance of ergonomics of quality management. Scientific papers of University of Latvia, No. 771, Economics, Management. Riga: University of Latvia. 2011. p.530.-537. (in Latvian)

43.             Vintisa K., Kalvina A., Kalkis H. Management of Quality and Performance of Organizations During Change: A Case of Latvia, Ed. S. Borkowski & M. Krynke. Toyotarity. Production systems’ organization. Dnipropetrovsk: AWR Edytor, 2011. p. 103 – 118.  ISBN 978-966-1507-75-2, Articles of the 3rd International Scientific Conference “Toyotarity in the context of European enterprises improvement””, Poronin Koło Zakopanego, Poland, 02.12. - 04.12.2011.

44.             Kalkis H. Sustainable Business Development Based on Quality Management and Ergonomics Interventions. Proceedings of the 1st International Scientific-Practical Conference “Contemporary Ergonomics and Business 2011” of the Latvian Ergonomics Society. Riga: UL Press, 2011.p. 39-44. ISBN: 978-9984-45-406-1.

45.             Dejus I., Kalkis H. The Efficiency of Quality Management System in Enterprise LLC „Liepajas Udens”. Proceedings of the 1st International Scientific-Practical Conference “Contemporary Ergonomics and Business 2011” of the Latvian Ergonomics Society. Riga: UL Press, 2011.p. 45-52. ISBN: 978-9984-45-406-1.

46.             Kalkis V., Roja Z., Svirksts J., Kalkis H. The Concept of Ergonomics Studies in the University of Latvia. Proceedings of the 1st International Scientific-Practical Conference “Contemporary Ergonomics and Business 2011” of the Latvian Ergonomics Society. Riga: UL Press, 2011. p.6-13. ISBN: 978-9984-45-406-1.

47.             Roja Z., Kalkis V., Kalkis H., Roja I., Remeza I. Effectiveness of early multidisciplinary rehabilitation of the clothing industry employees suffering from chronic pain in different body parts. Proceedings of XI EFRR Congress: Perspectives and controversial issues for research in rehabilitation. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, vol.47, Suppl.1, No.2, 2011, 20.

2010

48.             Kalkis H., Rezepina I., Praude V., Roja Z., Kalkis V. Manufacturing Process Improvement based on reducing of Ergonomics Risks in Woodworking Enterprise. In the book: Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries, CRC Press, Taylor &Francis Group, Boca Raton, London, New York, 2010, pp. 1203-1211. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3499-2.

49.             Roja Z., Kalkis V., Kalkis H., Roja I. Evaluation of Neck, Shoulders, Arms and Hands Muscles Fatigue of Sewers using Myotonometric Method and Effectiveness of Early Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation. In the book: Advances in Occupational, Social, and Organizational Ergonomics, Eds. P. Vink and J. Kantola. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, London, New York, 2010, pp. 431-443. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3507-4.

50.             Roja Z., Roja I., Kalkis H., Kalkis V. Rehabilitation Solutions for Health Care Staff after Suffering from Psychoemotional Stress at the Workplace. Collection of Scientific Papers 2009. Research Articles. Riga, RSU, 2010: 224-229. ISBN 978-9984-788-62-3; ISSN 1691-5399.

51.             Kaļķis H.  Fault logical analysis in the quality management of the woodworking process. Scientific papers of University of Latvia, 2010, p. 60.–69. ISBN: 978-9984-45-289-0; ISSN: 1407-2157. (in Latvian).

52.             Kaļķis H., Rezepina I., Praude V., Ieviņš J. Woodworking company manufacturing process ergonomics solutions. Riga Technical university, Economic and Business Scientific Conference proceedings (SCEE’ 2010, 15th-16th October), 2010, p. 57.-62. (in Latvian).

53.             Kavinskis R., Kalkis V., Ievins J., Kalkis H. Ergonomic risks in Stonecutter work, the problems and solutions. Scientific articles of Riga Technical University Scientific Conference on Economics and Entrepreneurship (SCEE’2014), 2010, p. 69 – 74 (in Latvian).

54.             Kalkis H., Rezepina I., Dovladbekova I. Wood processing manufacturing plant analysis describing the importance of quality management. Riga Stradins university, scientific papers. Social science research publications: The Economy. Communication. Policy. Sociology. Social policy and Social Work. Legislation.  Vol 2., 2010., p. 113.-117. (in Latvian).

55.Kalkis H., Roja Z., Kalkis V., Svirksts J., Berze V. Ergonomic risk impact on the workers' work safety of small construction enterprises. Riga Stradins university, scientific papers. Social science research publications: The Economy. Communication. Policy. Sociology. Social policy and Social Work. Legislation.  Vol 1., 2010., p. 36. -41. ISBN 978-9984-788-60-9; ISSN: 1407-9453 (in Latvian).

56. Pencis I., Kalkis V., Roja Z., Kalkis H. Ergonomic risks at firefighters-rescuers work and main caused problems and their solutions at work. (Ergonomisko risku izraisītās problēmas un to risinājumi ugunsdzēsēju-glābēju darbā). Riga Stradins university, scientific papers. Social science research publications: The Economy. Communication. Policy. Sociology. Social policy and Social Work. Legislation. 2010., p. 42.-47. ISBN 978-9984-788-60-9; ISSN: 1407-9453 (in Latvian).

Participation in the scientific research projects / grants

- 2017 till now. COST project No. CA16206 “Empowering the next generation of social enterprise scholars” (2017-2021).

- 2013 till 2016. Riga Stradins University scientific project "The development of up-to-date diagnostic and research methods for the risks caused by nanoparticles and ergonomic factors at workplaces", Agreement No. 2013/0050/1DP/1.1.1.2.0/13/APIA/VIAA/025. Position: senior researcher.

- 2010 till 2013. The Latvian Council of Science scientific project No. 09.1615 „Investigation of education system quality, lifelong learning, inclusive pedagogy, and media pedagogy within Latvia's and international context". Position: researcher - performer.

- 2012 till 2013. Latvian National Research Programme No.2. „The innovative multi-functional materials, signal processing and information technologies for competitive science-intensive products", project No.6 „Graphene, modified graphene and graphene composite materials for perspective applications in coatings, nanodevices, and sensors for conversion of energy (nanostructured self-reinforced modifiers containing polymer composites and their respective technologies for applications in intelligent materials and devices. Position: scientific assistant.

- 2010 till 2013. Latvian National Research Programme No.2. „The innovative multi-functional materials, signal processing and information technologies for competitive science-intensive products", project No.3 „Nanostructured self-reinforced modifiers containing polymer composites and their respective technologies for applications in intelligent materials and devices". Position: scientific assistant.

- 2010 till 2013. The Latvian Council of Science project "Development of innovative multifunctional materials, signal processing and information technologies for competitive science intensive products" (project leader of Faculty of Chemistry (University of Latvia) part of project (subproject 3.2. "Self-reinforced polymer composites with nanostructured modifiers and their corresponding technologies design for the intelligent materials and devices"). Position: scientific assistant.

- 2009 till 2012. The Latvian Council of Science project No. 09.1253 „Investigation of physico-mechanical properties of polymer materials and their composition under the interaction effects of high magnetic field and ionizing radiation". Position: scientific assistant.

- 2009 till 2010. The Latvian Council of Science scientific project No. 09.1034 „The Socio-psychological and Medico-biological Indicators of Healthy Aging and its Optimization Capabilities for Employees in System "Human - Human"" Position: researcher – performer.

- 2009. Latvian Council of Science project No. 09.1253 (University of Latvia No. 6162) „Polymers and Their Composites Physico-mechanical Properties Change in Interactions of Huge Magnetic Field and Ionizing Radiation Affect". Position: scientific assistant.

- 2008 till 2009. The Latvian Council of Science scientific project No. 05.1730 "Radiation chemical modification of multiphase polymers structure using functional monomers as crosslinking promoters". Position: scientific assistant.

- 2008 till 2009. University of Latvia project No. 2008/ZP-127 „Miotonometric Method Application to Determine Muscle Fatigue of Academic Staff, Office Workers and Students, Working at the Computer" Position: scientific assistant.

- 2005 till 2009. University of Latvia scientific subproject "Development of advanced functional materials for microelectronics, nanoelectronics, photonics, biomedicine and constructional composites, as well as related technologies" of project "Design of the functional materials/nanocomposites, properties and development of technology". Position: scientific assistant.

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