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The Research Department of Rīga Stradiņš University is an administrative entity which deals with the co-ordination, monitoring and support of research activities under the direct jurisdiction of the Vice-Rector for Science.


The goal of the Research Department is to effectively ensure the implementation of RSU's development strategy and science policy by planning and implementing the following activities:

  • Organization of RSU scientific activities
  • Complex evaluation of scientific results
  • Creation and maintenance of a documentary base for RSU representation in external communications on scientific issues
  • Promotion and administration of government funded and RSU funded projects
  • Coordination of scientific structural units' development projects
  • Accounting and support for international research collaborations
  • Ensuring the functioning of the RSU Editorial Board
  • Preparation of intellectual property registration applications
  • Maintenance and updating of the intellectual property register.


Liene Ņikitina-Zaķe
Director, Board Member
Linda Gabrusenoka
Manager, Technology Transfer Office
Dace Šantare
Research project coordinator
Dana Briede
Research coordinator
Arta Liepiņa
Data analyst
Katrīna Liepiņa
Data analyst
Laine Kristberga
Scientific Secretary
Justīne Krūmiņa
Project Manager, Acting Researcher
Silva Vītola
Project Manager
Laura Lāce
Project Manager
Arta Pētersone
Project Manager
Silva Vītola
Project Manager
Ingmārs Kreišmanis
Project Manager
Ruta Freiberga