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Dr. Uģis Cābulis, Director of LSIWC receives the diploma of a full member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences - CONGRATULATIONS!

7 Jul 2021 - 10:46

On July 5, the Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS) awarded diplomas to new members of the Academy, who were elected in the elections of new members held last year. At the general meeting of LAS held on November 26, 2020, eight full members, four foreign members and one honorary member, as well as seven corresponding members were elected as new members of LAS. Among the elected is Dr.

Article about LSIWC investigations in the portal of European Space Agency

28 Jan 2021 - 13:42

Article "Greener polyurethanes for space and beyond" was published in the portal of European Space Agency 14.01.2021 and describes cooperation of company TOSEDA in the Czech Republic and the Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry in ESA Associate Member State Latvia with ArianeGroup in Germany – manufacturing the Ariane 6 launcher – providing requirements for launcher-grade thermo-insulating foam (...


8 Dec 2020 - 14:55

Doctoral Thesis: Development of innovative polyol systems from recycled polyethylene terephtalate and renewable raw materials for rigid polyurethane foams

to be granted the scientific degree of Doctor of Science (Ph. D.). The present Doctoral Thesis had been submitted for the defence at the open meeting of Riga Technical University, Faculty of Materials Science and Applied Chemistry on December 3, 2020 online.

CONGRATULATIONS - A. Kalniņš Prize winner Dr. Ingeborga Andersone

14 Oct 2020 - 15:18

On 8 October, 2020, during the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, the winners of the Latvian Academy of Sciences awards were congratulated, among whom was the leading researcher of the Latvian State Institute of Wood Sciences Dr. chem. Ingeborga Andersone, who received:

Arvīds Kalniņš award in Forest Science, Wood Research and Processing for the set of works "Wood durability solutions: protection products and methods".