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Work experience

2016 - Present

Acting assistant

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of Faculty of Pharmacy of Rīga Stradiņš University

2006 - Present

Forensic expert

Chemical Expertise Department of Expertise Bureau of Forensic Research Department of State Police of Latvia

2015 - 2016

Lecturer

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of Faculty of Pharmacy of Rīga Stradiņš University

Education and training

2013 - 2016

1 st level professional higher education “Police work”. Specialization in Investigation

State Police College of Latvia

Advanced Criminalistics, Crime Scene Investigation, International Police Organizations (Europol, Interpol, IPA), Administrative Procedure Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Criminal offences, Civil Law, Community Policing, The Right of Police Officers to Use Firearms, Special Means in Police Work.

2007 - 2009

Master's degree in chemistry

University of Latvia

▪ Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Toxicological Chemistry, Maths, Physics, English.

2003 - 2007

Bachelor's degree in chemistry

The University of Latvia

▪ Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Maths, Physics, English.

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

Seminars:

▪ 22nd European Network of Forensic Science (ENFSI) Drugs Working Group meeting, Bled (Slovenia), 2016;

▪ CEPOL course 09/2015 "Dismantling Illicit Laboratories", CEPOL/ EUROPOL, Legionowo (Poland), 2015;

▪ CEPOL course 78/2014 "Fight against cannabis exploitation - Dismantling illicit cannabis cultivation sites", CEPOL, Antwerpen (Be) and Ossendrecht (Nl), 2014;

▪ seminar "Agilent Tehnologies GS/MS & LC/MS", Quantum Latvija SIA, Riga, 2014; ▪ study visit to National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) of Finland, Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme, Vantaa (Finland), 2011;

▪ course "Illitic laboratories in Latvia", Forensic Research Department of State Police, Riga, 2011.​

Contacts

Colleagues

Santa Purviņa
Head of the Department, Deputy Chair
Maija Dambrova
Academic Staff
Dace Bandere
Dean, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Baiba Mauriņa
Vice-Dean, Head of Study Programme, Head of Study Programme, Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Elita Poplavska
Head of the Department, Leading Researcher
Dins Šmits
Chair, Academic Staff, Academic Staff
Pāvels Sudmalis
Academic Staff, Researcher