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Work experience

2004 - Present

Professor

Rīga Stradiņš university; Department of Humanities

1993 - Present

Head of the Department

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Humanities

1979 - Present

Lecturer

Rīga Stradiņš University

2001 - 2012

Lecturer

The State School of Public Administration

1998 - 2002

Guest Lecturer

Ventspils University College

Education and training

1981

Dr. Phil

Vilnius University

Doctoral thesis 'Evolution of individuality through social interaction'

1975 - 1979

Graduate student

State University of Latvia, Faculty of History and Philosophy

1970 - 1975

Student

State University of Latvia, Faculty of History and Philosophy

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

24.02.2016 - 09.03.2016 ​"Current issues of research ethics", Riga Stradins University, Centre of Educational Growth

06.04.2010 - 07.04.2010 ​Lecture course 'Legal and Psychological Aspects of Health Care and Diagnostics Errors', Riga Stradins University, guest lecturer Prof. Viktoras Justickis, Lithuania

27.06.2007 – 29.06.2007 ​Forum 'The Eighth Global Forum on Bioethics in Research', Vilnius, Lithuania

07.09.2005 – 08.09.2005 ​International training workshop 'Application of Methods of Ethics', Vilnius, Lithuania

28.07.2005 – 30.07.2005 ​The University of Dundee Centre for Medical Education 'Self-study and basic training', Riga, Institute of Stomatology

07.04.2005 – 07.04.2005 ​Workshop 'The U.S. experience: new anti-corruption challenges for Latvia', Riga, the School of Public Administration

22.04.2002 – 27.04.2002 ​Lecture course 'Bioethical challenges' by Prof. E. Matthews (the University of Aberdeen, UK), Faculty of History and Philosophy, the University of Latvia

25.09.2002 – 29.09.2002 ​Train the trainer 1st level anti-corruption course, Riga, the State School of Public Administration

13.03.2001 – 15.03.2001 ​Train the trainer anti-corruption course, Riga, the State School of Public Administration

15.09.1997 – 15.12.1997 ​Internship at the Oslo University Institute of Philosophy

20.03.1997 – 21.03.1997 ​The University of Dundee Centre for Medical Education 'Integration of the Curriculum', Riga, Latvian Academy of Medicine

09.05.1996 – 11.05.1996 ​The University of Dundee Centre for Medical Education 'Approaches to Assessment', Riga, Latvian Academy of Medicine

01.02.1990 – 01.07.1990 Internship at the University of Latvia

01.02.1985 – 01.07.1985 Internship at the University of St. Petersburg​​​​

Supervised study course

Contemporary Social Theories

Ethics in Communication and Public Relations: Concepts and Ongoing Challenges

Ethics in Politics and State Administration

Medical Ethics

Philosophical anthropology

Profesional Ethics

Professional Ethics

Lectured study course

Contemporary Social Theories

Ethics in Communication and Public Relations: Concepts and Ongoing Challenges

Ethics in Politics and State Administration

Introduction to Studies and Specialty

Medical Ethics

Medical Philosophy and Bioethics

Personality Psychology

Profesional Ethics

Professional Ethics

Research Ethics

Memberships

  • ​Member of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare
  • ​Latvian expert of the Nordic Network for Philosophy of Medicine and Medical Ethics
  • ​Latvian expert of the European Research Network for Complementary and Alternative medicine
  • ​Member of the Latvian Chapter of the International Association for Aesthetics
  • ​Member of the Board, Latvian Office of Patients' Rights (until 2008)
  • ​Chairman of the Patient Ombud Office (until 2013)

  • ​Member of the Council, Centre of Applied Ethics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Latvia

Awards and recognitions

18.06.2003 ​Certificate of appreciation for the evaluation of proposals in VI RSU Conference of Residents

12.06.2002 ​Certificate of appreciation for the evaluation of proposals in V RSU Conference of Residents

06.2001 ​Certificate of appreciation for the evaluation of proposals in IV RSU Conference of Residents

21.06.2000 ​Certificate of appreciation for the evaluation of proposals in III RSU Conference of Residents

04.05.2000 ​Certificate of appreciation for notable contribution to the 2nd Latvian Dentists' Congress

Publications

Research articles​​

Sīle, Vija. Identitāte / V.Sīle // Filosofiskā antropoloģija : rakstu krājums / V.Sīļa redakcijā ; Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : RSU, 2015. - 1.sēj., 157.-186.lpp.

Sīlis, Vents. Bioethics in Latvia : current situation / V.Silis, I.Neiders, V.Sile // Asian Bioethics Review. - Vol.7, No.5 (2015, Dec.), p.457-467.

Sīlis, Vents. Konflikts starp patiesīgumu un nekaitēšanu / V.Sīlis, I.Neiders, V.Sīle // Medicus Bonus. - Nr.19 (2014, okt./nov./dec.), 64.-67.lpp.

Neiders, Ivars. Truth-telling and the asymmetry of the attitude to truth-telling to dying patients in Latvia / I.Neiders, V.Sile, V.Silis // Medical philosophy and medical ethics in the Nordic and Baltic countries: some pressing issues / ed. K.Simm, H.Lerner. - Tartu, 2013. - P.55-78.

Abstracts​​

Sīle, Vija. Seksualitāte kā eksistenciāla kategorija / V.Sīle, V.Sīlis // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 341.lpp.

Sīle, Vija. Spēle / V.Sīle, V.Sīlis // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 340.lpp.

Sīle, Vija. Vērtības un patiesība Teodora Celma filosofijā / V.Sīle, V.Sīlis // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 385.lpp.

Sīlis, Vents. Sociālā vara mediķa un pacienta attiecībās / V.Sīlis, V.Sīle // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 441.lpp.

Sīle, Vija. Patiesības teikšanas jautājums padomju perioda publikācijās par deontoloģiju / V.Sīle, I.Neiders, V.Sīlis // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 475.lpp.

Neiders, Ivars. Patiesības teikšana un asimetrija attieksmē pret patiesības teikšanu mirstošiem pacientiem Latvijā / I.Neiders, V.Sīlis, V.Sīle // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 447.lpp.

Sīlis, Vents. Medicīnisko datu izmantošana pētījumos bez subjekta piekrišanas / V.Sīlis, V.Sīle // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 452.lpp.

Sīle, Vija. (Ne)izglītotas piekrišanas problēma pētniecības ētikā / V.Sīle, V.Sīlis // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 487.lpp.

Sīle, Vija. Patiesība un pacients medicīnas ētikas skatījumā - pagātnes un tagadnes aspektos / V.Sīle // Starptautiska zinātniska konference "Zinātnieka ētika: Latvija, Baltija, Eiropa" : tēzes = International scientific conference "Ethics of a scientist: Latvia, Baltics, Europe" : [abstracts] [Rīga, 2012.g. 20.-21.sept.] / Latvijas Universitāte. Filozofijas un socioloģijas institūts. - Rīga, 2012. - 125.-126.lpp.

Books and brochures​​

Pētniecības terminu skaidrojošā vārdnīca / [sast. I.Eņģele ; zin. red. K.Mārtinsone, A.Pipere, D.Kamerāde ; autori: K.Mārtinsone, V.Sīle, V.Sīlis, I.J.Mihailovs, S.Olsena ...[u.c.]]. - Rīga : RaKa, 2011. - 74 lpp.

Sīle, Vija. Ētiskie aspekti pētījumā / V.Sīle, V.Sīlis // Ievads pētniecībā: stratēģijas, dizaini, metodes / [sast. K.Mārtinsone]. - [Rīga], 2011. - 1.2.2.apakšnod., 38.-48.lpp.

Books

Filosofiskā antropoloģija

Autors(i): V. Sīlis, M. Jankovska, Ģ. Jankovskis, J. Budanceva, I. Dzalbe, E. Šauers, V. Sīle, I. Neiders, G. Vēja, V. Sīlis, sast., A. Žabicka, sast., V. Sīlis, red.
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

Contacts

Colleagues