Research Support Structure

Research & Development Department

The Research and Development Department aims to support high-quality academic, scientific and applied research through leading the implementation of research strategy and policies, ensuring compliance with research governance and quality requirements, supporting researchers to access funding as well as form new collaborations and consortiums, engaging with the development of research processes and advising on the administration and management process. TSI R&D Department supervises key research partnerships and activities with international and national partners, public and private sector corporate clients according to best project management principles to maximize their effectiveness and works with a range of stakeholders to identify and realize new research opportunities.

Research and development department services and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and support TSI research & innovation activities
  • Management and administration of research projects
  • Development and administration of research projects proposals
  • Quality & compliance assurance of research processes
  • Research outputs accounting and analytics
  • Organize scientific and business events
  • Administration of PhD and PostDoc activities
  • Communication with partners, stakeholders, customers
  • Monitoring of research-funding programs

Research & Development Department Staff:

Vladimir Petrov
Head of the Research and Development Department
Vladimir Petrov
+371 67100584
Girts Eldmanis
Senior Project Manager
Girts Eldmanis
+371 67100572
Viktorija Gruzite
Project Manager / Event coordinator
Viktorija Gruzite
+371 67100586
Jelena Koncevaja
Project Manager
Jelena Koncevaja
+371 67100572
Assistant professor 

Dr. sc. soc.
Oksana Pozdnakova
PhD Program Manager
Transport and Management Faculty
Oksana Pozdnakova
+371 67 100 572

Current position – assistent professor, specialist in doctoral programme

Experience – 44 years’ experience in Higher Education, 38 years in academic positions

Teaching activity – Philosophy (3ECTS, bachelor level), Ethics (3ECTS, bachelor level), Politology (3ECTS, bachelor level), Business Communication in the Professional Activity (3ECTS, bachelor level), Business Psychology (3ECTS, bachelor level), Sociology and Social Psychology (3ECTS, bachelor level)

Participation in projects Project and ERASMUS+ “LEARN IT – Learning with ICT use” (2014-1-PL01-KA200-003353)

Publication activity – Author/co-author of 35 scientific and educational publications

Supervised theses – 5 bachelor thesis supervision

Research fields/domains – sociology, social psychology, pedagogy, history

Motto – «Fais ce que dois, advienne, que pourra»

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