Latvian Academy of Sciences
MEDAL OF THE LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
The Grand Medal of the Latvian Academy of Sciences is the highest reward which is awarded by the Academy to scientists of Latvia and of foreign countries for their outstanding creative contribution.
Grand Medal of the LAS is cast in bronze. The LAS emblem with an inscription
Academia Scientiarum Latviensis
is depicted on its front, name and family name of the awarded person and the
date of awarding are engraved on the reverse side.
So far the LAS Grand Medal has been awarded to J.Graudonis (1993), J.Stradins (1993), E.Dunsdorfs (1994), E.Lavendelis (1994), E.Grens (1995), D.A.Loeber (1995), M.Staudinger b. Woit (1996), E.Lukevics (1996), E.Silins (1997), V.Vike-Freiberga (1997), D.Dravins and J.Krastins (1998), J.Upatnieks and O.Lielausis (1999), G.Birkerts and M.Bekers (2000), A.Caune and J.Hartmanis (2001), T.Millers and V.Toporov (2002), R.M.Freivalds and I.Sterns (2003), I.Lancmanis and A.Padegs (2004).