Professor at the Riga Technical University (RTU) and a scientific associate at the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), Toms Torims, has been re-elected for the second two-year term as the chairman of the CERN Baltic Broup (CBG). The deputy chairman, Mario Kadastik, National Insitute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, was also re-elected in his position.
Due to the restrictions imposed by the spread of Covid-19, the 5th General meeting of the CBG, which took place on the 7th of April, was held in a virtual format.
The group discussed and summarised the progress made so far and outlined and agreed upon the plan for the future activities, designed to strengthen the collaboration between the Baltic states and CERN.
CBG was founded in 2018 with the aim to coordinate the CERN-related scientific activities in the Baltic countries and the Baltic cooperation with CERN.
CBG is formed by eight leading research institutes and universities in the Baltic states - RTU (LV), University of Latvia (LV), Riga Stradins University (LV), Kaunas University of Technology (LT), Vilnius University (LT), National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics (EE), Tallinn University of Technology (EE) and Tartu University (EE).