Friday, September 20, 2019

Summer scientific seminars

In the beginning of this summer, two more scientific student seminars were successfully held. These seminars are designed for students to present their Bachelor, Master and PhD works in a friendly environment. 

On the 21st of May, UL SPIE members Marta Laņģe and Emīlija Vija Ploriņa talked about topics related to their university studies.
Marta's topic was "Importance of Simulation Based Education in the Learning Process" where she covered how virtual reality and other simulation techniques are used in educating medical personnel, and about their applications in other areas. 

Marta explaining the objectives of augmented reality and virtual reality in the learning process

Friday, September 6, 2019

SPIE Optics + Photonics 2019: let the world know about you!

The participation in the conference “SPIE Optics + Photonics” has become our student chapter’s annual tradition. This year Nellija, Tatjana, Matiss, Inga Brice and Inga Saknite went to this large, multidisciplinary optical sciences and technology meeting to learn, network, share their research and spend great time together with students and experts from the whole world.

Hello from San Diego! Spot the University of Latvia student chapter members in the first row. 

Monday, May 20, 2019

'Learn and Shine with SPIE' blasts off on International Day of Light 2019

'Learn and Shine with SPIE' sucessfully started on May 16. More than 30 students from Riga participated in the first activities. The aim of outreach event is to spread the word about light, visual optics and light-based technologies by conducting attractive lessons which include various demonstrations and meaningful hands-on activities all around Latvia in 2019.
5th graders enjoying the diffraction effect