Research Council

The Research Council is a collegial management body of the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences, it consists of 19 members. The Research Council of the LCSS considers proposals for amendments to the Statutes of the Centre, considers and approves the documents regulating the scientific activities and experimental development of the Centre, considers the Annual Reports submitted by the Director of the Centre and evaluates the Centre’s implementation of its goals and objectives, and also performs other functions specified in the Statutes of the LCSS.

Composition of the Research Council (term of office from 26 March 2021)

CHAIRMAN OF RESEARCH COUNCIL
Skirmantas Bikelis | LSCC Senior researcher of the Institute of Law

VICE-CHAIRMAN OF RESEARCH COUNCIL
Tomas Baležentis | LCSS Chief researcher of the Institute of Economics and Rural Development
Donatas Burneika | LCSS Chief researcher of the Institute of Sociology

SECRETARY OF RESEARCH COUNCIL
Dalia Gedzevičienė | LCSS Chief specialist of the Institute of Law

ELECTED MEMBERS FROM LCSS FOR RESEARCH COUNCIL
Jolanta Apolevič | LCSS Researcher of the Institute of Law
Inga Blažienė | LCSS Chief researcher of the Institute of Sociology
Aistė Galnaitytė | LCSS Senior researcher of the Institute of Economics and Rural Development
Rasa Melnikienė | LCSS Head of the Institute of Economics and Rural Development
Sarmitė Mikulionienė | LCSS Chief researcher of the Institute of Sociology
Aušra Maslauskaitė | LCSS Chief researcher of the Institute of Sociology
Virginija Namiotko | LCSS Senior researcher of the Institute of Economics and Rural Development
Simonas Nikartas | LCSS Senior researcher of the Institute of Law
Rūta Vaičiūnienė | LCSS Senior researcher of the Institute of Law

APPOINTED MEMBERS FROM LCSS FOR RESEARCH COUNCIL
Sigitas Dimaitis | Director of the Chamber of Agriculture
Irena Emilija Juozeliūnienė | Professor of the Institute of Sociology and Social Work at the Department of Philosophy of Vilnius University
Dalia Asta Mikelėnienė  | Adviser of the Chairman of the Supreme Court of Lithuania  

RESEARCH COUNCIL MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE MINISTRIES
Justina Jakštienė | Vice Minister of Social Security and Labour
Vygantas Katkevičius | Senior advisor of the Ministry of Agriculture
Laima Taparauskienė | Director of Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology at Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Rokas Uscila | Adviser of Ministry of Justice

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