Update news ton duc thang university
The news that Associate Prof Nguyen Thoi Trung from Ton Duc Thang University, who is among the scientists with the highest number of citations, has been excluded from the list of candidates for a professorship title has surprised many observers.
Ton Duc Thang University has become the only representative from Vietnam to be named among the top 10 excellent research universities in the ASEAN, according to US Web of Science data.
Vietnam is the fastest growing country in the region in terms of articles in scientific publications, while Singapore, India and Pakistan have the highest output.
Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City has become the first university in Vietnam entering Academic Ranking of World Universities’ top 1,000, reported the VN Government Portal.
VietNamNet Bridge - Despite criticism, President of Ton Duc Thang University Le Vinh Danh has said the school would continue implementing its plan on appointing its professors and associate professors.
VietNamnet Bridge - A survey conducted by two postgraduates Pham Hiep and Huynh Huu Hien shows a breakthrough in research productivity made by young universities.
VietNamNet Bridge - If universities are given the right to accredit professors and associate professors, Vietnam could see a “professor boom”, experts have warned.
VietNamNet Bridge - Educators and scientists believe that schools should be given the right to appoint their own professors and grant titles to teachers in the future.
VietNamNet Bridge - Ton Duc Thang University, a people-founded school in HCM City, has stirred controversy after appointing its own professors and associate professors.
For the very first time, Ton Duc Thang University has received a patient granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its convertible patient bed.