Training on Academic Writing and Research Methods

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
EKA University of Appplied Sciences (Ekonomikas un kulturas augstskola)
Institution website:
Tuesday, 21 September, 2021 to Friday, 24 September, 2021
Registration fee:
free of charge
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Sunday, 12 September, 2021
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Jelena Titko,, +37129192678

Staff Training Week (STW2021) “Training on Academic Writing and Research Methods” is aimed to develop participants’ research and writing skills. Academic and research staff members representing social sciences are welcomed to participate!

STW 2021 programme contains several workshops about research design, research paper structure and an application of research methods. Besides, participants will have the opportunity to meet journal editors and ask the questions about reviewing and publishing process.

STW2021 participants will work individually and in groups to develop a draft of the research paper with mentor assistance. In case of successful collaboration with other researchers, the possibility to finish the paper and publish it in EKA journal “Economics and Culture” will be ensured.

Preliminary agenda:

September 21, 2021  - Introductory session, presentations of participating institutions, team building

September 22, 2021 - Meeting journal editors, choosing of research topic, stating research hypothesis

September 23, 2021 - Getting the data, application of research methods

September 24, 2021 - Preparation of paper draft

Social programme events will be planned, based on the current situation with COVID-19 limitations in Latvia.