Gundega Done, scientific assistant of Wildlife management research group.
Doctoral thesis: The impact of wild cervid Cervidae population structure on economic losses of forestry in Latvia. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.biol. Jānis Ozoliņš.

Arnis Gailis, researcher of Forest tree breeding research group.
Doctoral thesis: Results and perspectives of Silver birch (Betula pendula Roth.) breeding in Latvia.

Aigars Jansons, scientific assistant of Forest ecology and silviculture research group.
Doctoral thesis: Natural death rate of the Latvian pine forests.

Santa Kalēja, scientific assistant of Forest operations and energy research group.
Doctoral thesis: Impact of harvester usage on profitability of tending of young growth. 2nd scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv.
Andis Lazdiņš.

Māra Kitenberga, scientific assistant of Forest tree breeding and climate change research group.
Doctoral thesis: The influence of forest fires on forest stand and vegetation structure. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv. Āris Jansons.

Oskars Krišāns, scientific assistant of Forest tree breeding and climate change research group.
Doctoral thesis: Model for assessment of influence of moisture and temperature regime on tree growth. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv. Āris Jansons.

Baiba Krivmane, scientific assistant of Genetic Resource Centre.
Doctoral thesis: The role of microRNA in stress and disease reactions in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L). 1st scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.biol. Dainis Edgars Ruņģis.

Jānis Liepiņš, scientific assistant of Forest regeneration and establishment research group.
Doctoral thesis: Methodology development for forest stand biomass and carbon accumulation determination and resource estimates in Latvia. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv. Kaspars Liepiņš.

Kristaps Makovskis, scientific assistant of Forest regeneration and establishment research group.
Doctoral thesis: Non-agricultural land economic evaluation for fast-growing trees plantations establishment. Scientific consultant – senior researcher, Dr.silv.
Dagnija Lazdiņa.

Ilze Matisone, scientific assistant of Forest ecology and silviculture research group.
Doctoral thesis: Natural regeneration of Fraxinus excelsior L. forest stands in Latvia. Scientific supervisors – senior researcher, Dr.silv.
Tālis Gaitnieks and researcher, Dr.biol. Natālija Burņeviča.

Modris Okmanis, scientific assistant of Forest operations and energy research group.
Doctoral thesis: Use of wood ash for forest fertilization. Scientific supervisors – senior researchers, Dr.silv.
Dagnija Lazdiņa and Dr.silv. Andis Lazdiņš.

Aivars Ornicāns, scientific assistant of Wildlife management research group.
Doctoral thesis: Population status of Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx L.) in Latvia – scientific reason for species protection and management. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.biol. Jānis Ozoliņš.

Guna Petaja, scientific assistant of Forest operations and energy research group.
Doctoral thesis: Short-term impact of wood ash and nitrogen fertilizer on ground vegetation and wood volume increment in conifer stands.
Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv. Andis Lazdiņš.

Kaspars Polmanis, scientific assistant of Forest operations and energy research group.
Doctoral thesis: Influence of needle cast on morphological parameters of young Scots pine Pinus sylvestris L. stands. Scientific supervisors – senior researchers, Dr.silv.
Tālis Gaitnieks and Dr.silv. Āris Jansons.

Līga Puriņa, scientific assistant of Forest tree breeding and climate change research group.
Doctoral thesis: Potential to utilize genetic variation to increase adaptive capacity of forest stands towards climatic changes. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv. Āris Jansons.

Juris Rieksts-Riekstiņš, scientific assistant of Forest tree breeding and climate change research group.
Doctoral thesis: Influence of predicted climate changes on productivity of forests stands in Latvia. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv. Āris Jansons.

Ingars Siliņš, scientific assistant of Forest entomology research group.
Doctoral thesis: Effect of natural enemies on gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.) mortality and spatial distribution trends in Kurzeme. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.biol. Agnis Šmits.

Kaspars Spalvis, project engineer of Forest products processing research group.
Doctoral thesis: (Integrated) processing technology of spruce (Picea abies L.H.Karst.) foliage. 1st scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.sc.ing.
Māris Daugavietis.

Ilze Šņepste, scientific assistant of Genetic Resource Centre.
Doctoral thesis: The role of induced resistance in the development of defence mechanisms to Lophodermium spp. in Pinus sylvestris L seedlings. 1st scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.biol.
Dainis Edgars Ruņģis.

Jānis Vuguls, scientific assistant of Forest ecology and silviculture research group.
Doctoral thesis: Ecological and economical evaluation of the management in mixed two-storied birch and spruce stands. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv.
Kaspars Liepiņš.

Juris Zariņš, scientific assistant of Forest ecology and silviculture research group.
Doctoral thesis: Ecological and forest management evaluation of river protective zones. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.silv. Jurģis Jansons.

Agris Zimelis, scientific assistant of Forest operations and energy research group.
Doctoral thesis: The foundation of technological solutions improving the energetic efficiency of coniferous trees stumps removal and transport.
 

Agrita Žunna, scientific assistant of Wildlife management research group.
Doctoral thesis: Population status of wolf Canus lupus after the implementation of the Action Plan for Conservation of Species in Latvia: distribution, demography, kinship structure and tropic ecology. Scientific supervisor – senior researcher, Dr.biol. Jānis Ozoliņš
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