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The goal of the Doctoral School is to ensure a high-quality study experience, as well as a space to develop professional competences in a cross-disciplinary environment.

Objectives

  • To create a one-stop agency to exchange information about ways to develop various competences;
  • To provide consultations on research design, data processing and interpretation, writing, publishing strategies and project preparation;
  • To organise seminars, workshops and various activities for the development of research competences;
  • To foster networking for doctoral candidates and researchers.
Research planning and design
Seminars
DateTopicContact, registrationLanguageLocation

9 Dec

Research design, epistemology, ethics, choosing methodsLiene OzoliņaLatvian/English16 Dzirciema iela, B-202/203
16 DecEthnographic method and theory generationLiene OzoliņaLatvian/English16 Dzirciema iela, B-202/203
Project preparation
TimeTopicContact, registrationLocation
By appointmentPreparation of project and grant applicationsDace Šantare (dace[pnkts]santareatrsu[pnkts]lv)16 Dzirciema Iela, D-509
By appointmentPreparation of project and grant applicationsIngrīda Kalviņa (ingrida[pnkts]kalvinaatrsu[pnkts]lv)16 Dzirciema Iela, K-203, K-220
Weekdays 8:30–17:15
(Fridays until 16:00)
Processing personal data and related mattersLaura Bērziņa (personu[pnkts]datiatrsu[pnkts]lv)12 Vīlipa Iela, Room 8
Data processing and interpretation
Consultations
TimeTopicContact, registrationLocation
By appointmentQuantitative data processing using RAndris Avotiņš, Eva Petrošina (statistikaatrsu[pnkts]lv)23 Kapseļu Iela, Statistics Unit
By appointmentQuantitative data processing using MS ExcelOlga Rajevska, Madara Miķelsone (statistikaatrsu[pnkts]lv)23 Kapseļu Iela, Statistics Unit
Fridays 13:00–17:00, by appointmentStatistical processing of quantitative dataAndrejs Ivanovs, Šimons Svirskis, Eva Petrošina, Maksims Mukāns (statistikaatrsu[pnkts]lv)23 Kapseļu Iela, Statistics Unit
By appointmentPeer review of statistical reporting in scientific articlesŠimons Svirskis, Andris Avotiņš (statistikaatrsu[pnkts]lv)23 Kapseļu Iela, Statistics Unit
By appointmentQuantitative data processing using NVivoDiāna Kalniņa (statistikaatrsu[pnkts]lv)23 Kapseļu Iela, Statistics Unit
Seminars
Mastering your Data - from Exploration to Visualization
DateTopicLeaderLanguageLocation
14 OctData Visualization ISergio UribeEnglish

16 Dzirciema iela,
Senate Hall

28 OctData Visualization II
4 NovData Wrangling I
20 NovData Wrangling II
2 DecData Management
18 DecFinal Project
Fundamentals of machine learning
DateTopicLeaderLanguageLocation
16 OctIntroduction to machine learning and PythonUldis DoniņšLatvian / EnglishZoom
30 OctSupervised learning - Linear regression
13 NovSupervised learning - Classification (Part I)
27 NovSupervised learning - Classification (Part II)
11 DecUnsupervised learning
Writing and editing
TimeTopicContact, registrationLocation
Fridays 10:00–11:00, by appointmentEditing scientific articles in EnglishMiervaldis Karulis (valodasatrsu[pnkts]lv)16 Dzirciema iela, B-407
Wednesdays 16:00–17:00, by appointmentConsultations on the methodological guidelines of collaboration journals of RSU (e.g. Medicine, Acta Chirurgica Latviensis)Signe Riekstiņa-Pāla, signe[pnkts]riekstina-palaatrsu[pnkts]lv (bibliotekaatrsu[pnkts]lv)16 Dzirciema iela, G-204.c
Publication and databases
Consultations
TimeTopicContact, registrationLocation
Thursdays 10:00–12:00, by appointmentIntellectual property protectionJustīne Vīķe (justine[pnkts]vikeatrsu[pnkts]lv)12 Vīlipa Iela, Room 8
By appointmentExpert advice on the quality of article manuscript contentScientists registered in LZP expert database (dana[pnkts]briedeatrsu[pnkts]lv)The experts' respective offices
Wednesdays 16:00–17:00, by appointmentDatabase searchesSigne Riekstiņa-Pāla (signe[pnkts]riekstina-palaatrsu[pnkts]lv, bibliotekaatrsu[pnkts]lv)16 Dzirciema Iela, G-204.c
Mondays 16:00–17:00
Fridays 14:00–15:00
Using EndNoteInga Znotiņa (inga[pnkts]znotinaatrsu[pnkts]lv, bibliotekaatrsu[pnkts]lv)16 Dzirciema Iela, G-204.c
Tuesdays, Thursdays 16:00–17:00Patent information searchesSigne Riekstiņa-Pāla (signe[pnkts]riekstina-palaatrsu[pnkts]lv, bibliotekaatrsu[pnkts]lv)16 Dzirciema Iela, G-204.c
Seminars, guest lectures
DateTopicLeaderLanguageLocation
8 Oct, 15:30–17:00Patentu informācijas meklēšanaDace BušaLatvian16 Dzirciema iela, G-204.d
21 Oct, 15:30–17:00Bibliotēkas pakalpojumi un krājuma veidošanas iespējasSigne Riekstiņa-Pāla, Ilze VītolaLatvian16 Dzirciema iela, G-204.d
22 Oct, 15:00–17:00How to choose a good journal?  + ScopusKatarzyna Gaca-ZajacEnglishWebinar
11 Nov, 15:30–17:00Bibliometrija (Kas ir Scopus un Web of Science? Kas ir Impact factor un Hirsch index? u. c.)Inga ZnotiņaLatvian16 Dzirciema iela, G-204.d
Networking Events
EventDateTopicContact, registrationLanguageLocation
Research Breakfast2 SepVertically integrated projects at RSUJustīne VīķeLatvian16 Dzirciema iela, Senate Hall
Research Breakfast4 NovArtificial Intelligence and Machine LearningJustīne VīķeLatvian/English16 Dzirciema iela, Senate Hall
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