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The research can be summarized in the form of theses and submitted to the conference, where the thesis evaluation commission decides on the presentation of the research in the form of an oral or poster report. An original research can also be a publication, which is a scientific article in a peer-reviewed publication and written in the appropriate scientific language style.

Conference thesis are a short summary of the study, which has a limitation of scope (in words, characters, pages). Theses should be written according to the conference rules, usually they consist of:

  • Title
  • Authors of the work (represented institution, organization)
  • Introduction / topicality of the topic
  • The aim of the work
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Rarely - discussion
  • Conclusions

They are usually written in the past and this information should coincide with the information in the conference presentation, which can be an oral or poster presentation. It is an opportunity for the conference organizers to evaluate the compliance of the project with the conference criteria and topics, while for the conference visitors - to orientate in the topic and decide whether to listen to your presentation.

A video collection of conference abstracts, a poster and oral presentations is available HERE!

The poster is a form of presentation of the theses (research work) submitted to the conference, when it is necessary to prepare a poster according to the classical structure. It contains little text, dominated by tables, graphs and illustrations. Basic structure:

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • References


An oral report is a form of presentation of theses (of research work) submitted to the conference, when it is necessary to prepare a presentation in Microsoft Powerpoint or in another format, according to the classical structure:

  • Title
  • The aim of the work
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • References

A scientific article is a multi-page publication in a journal that can be based on an original study conducted by the author himself. It can describe existing research or comment on current trends in a particular area. The style of scientific language intended for specialists in the respective field is used.Since the autumn of 2019, RSU students, residents and doctoral students have also been invited to submit their manuscripts to Acta Chirurgica Latviensis . In case of questions, you can turn to the magazine's executive editor prof. Zane Ābolas, writing to Zane[pnkts]Abolaatrsu[pnkts]lv.

Sample of a scientific publication HERE!


A popular-scientific article is a multi-page publication of a journal that is intended for audiences other than professionals in the field. An easier-to-understand style of language is used, avoiding specific terms or including definitions of these terms.The journal Semper Anticus is the first popular science journal created by students in Latvia. If you want to join the magazine team, are you ready to create a publication, or have any questions, please contact the magazine's editorial board by writing to zinatnes[pnkts]zurnalsatgmail[pnkts]com.

Sample of a popular-scientific journal HERE!