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Problems hinder VN medical sector from having publications in prestigious journals

Having scientific articles published in Nature and Science is a lifelong dream of many scientists, including countries with developed science sectors, according to Prof Ta Thanh Van, President of Hanoi Medical University.

Vietnam's social sciences and humanities magazine enters Scopus for the first time

The Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies (JABES) of the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City has just been named as a journal in the Scopus list.

Vietnam publishes more than 32,000 international articles in one year

Vietnam had 10,850 WoS (ISI) articles and 21,530 Scopus articles in 2020. The total increased by 27% compared to that of 2019 and was double that of 2018.

Hanoi student creates material that adsorbs antibiotics in wastewater

A scientific article on Truong Thi Thuy Trang's project on a new material made from rice husks, an agricultural by-product, that removes antibiotics in wastewater has been published in an ISI-Q1 international scientific journal.


Vietnamese PhD holder recognized as leading young scientist in Australia

Nong Ngoc Duy, PhD, honored as one of five leading young scientists in social sciences in Australia, said he had to work no less than 80 hours a week for a long time, and sometimes 14 hours a day, to survive the global competition.

VN associate professor works at top university in Australia

As an associate professor at a top university in Australia, Hoang Lan Anh says that she was not a typical "dutiful child and excellent student" as valued in Vietnamese culture.

Vietnamese graduate from Harvard University encourages students to follow their own path, not the crowd

Tran Ha Duong, who has a doctorate in public policy from Harvard University and works for a large corporation in Vietnam, said for a long time the prestigious school was a far-fetched goal for him.

Female scientist pursues in-depth study about tertiary education

Nguyen Thi Lan Huong, 43, resigned from her post as a dean to which she was appointed at aged 27 to begin a new path of research about tertiary education.

Why do Vietnamese PhDs want to write research articles and not pursue applied research?

Professor Truong Nguyen Thanh says four challenges exist for the development of applied research in Vietnam.

Are the sci-tech competitions for high school students fair?

Some projects submitted at the national science and technology for high school students have surprised people as they have dealt with complicated issues such as treatment of cancer and stroke.

Should schools require students to conduct in-depth research projects?

Some research topics conducted by high school students, such as stroke patient rehabilitation or cancer treatment, could be titles for doctoral dissertations or even in-depth research projects at the ministerial or national level.

Vietnamese lecturer at Australian university receives $3 million for research

As the first author of six scientific articles and owner of one patent, Dr Ta Thu Hang has had great opportunities to get a promotion at a leading Australian university.

Young professor admits mistakes in published research work

Facing scandal for the first time in his life, Prof Phan Thanh Son Nam, Dean of the Faculty of Chemical Engineering of the HCM City University of Technology, has said the incident has been a "bloody lesson" for him.

Phd student pilots smart traffic-surveillance system for HCM City

During his years at International University under the Vietnam National University-HCM City, Phan Ngoc Hung graduated with top honours and was the valedictorian in both his undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Universities attract talents for research teams

Believing that having strong research teams can determine their positions, many universities are offering attractive conditions to attract researchers.

Transparency, new policy needed for progress in science and technology development

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam spoke on January 6 at a conference reviewing 2020 and discussing implementation of tasks in 2021.

17,000 research articles published internationally in 2020

Vietnamese authors have published 17,028 articles internationally this year in Scopus journals, including ISI, according to Elsvier.

Physics teacher, 51, works on PhD, publishes articles in ISI journals

With a passion for scientific research, Vu Van Cat, a physics teacher at Kinh Mon 2 High School in Hai Duong province, has published two scientific articles in prestigious journals.

Prof Ngo Bao Chau: conditions for scientific research in VN have improved

When appointed as a professor, Prof Ngo Bao Chau, the Fields medalist, thought he would be in more comfortable circumstances. 

Commercializing research works: the gaps that need to be filled

While many universities around the world consider research activities as an important part of their operation, Vietnam’s universities mostly focus on training.