Once a student with the worst performance in class, Le Xuan Khoa won a scholarship and later defended his Ph.D. in Energy and Buildings at Ulster University (UK).
The 2021 Kovalevskaya Award will be given to two Vietnamese university professors in recognition of their outstanding research achievements and great contribution to the national development.
Spending 11 years researching herbs used for cancer drugs, a university lecturer, now 33, has decided to return to school to study for a master’s degree to reach her goal.
"Why do plants use water, light and air to produce compounds that have the potential to treat complex diseases like cancer?"
On November 3, Duong Tien Anh marked another important milestone in his life when he successfully defended his doctoral thesis in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Hanoi University of Pharmacy.
About 10 years ago, a mathematician said that Vietnam did not yet have social science study works. The comment seemed to be a bit harsh, but it did make sense, especially when it comes to international publications.
A number of factors and indexes are used to measure the influence of scientists in their fields. Citation indexes are considered the most important.
Vietnamese-origin Professor Le Thi Hoai An has received the Constantin Caratheodory Prize and has been appointed a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF).
According to a list of 100,000 most influential scientists in the world in 2021, 146 scientists work in Vietnam, including 29 who are Vietnamese.
Two Vietnamese scientists received awards by the FAO and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for their work in plant mutation breeding.
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.
Nguyen Kim Anh and her co-workers have won an award from a Japanese prestigious journal for their research on the salinity situation in the Mekong basin.
Nguyen Kim Anh, a young female Vietnamese PhD holder of the Institute of Geography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, has just won the “The most downloaded paper award 2021” award
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.
The replacement of fossil fuel-derived energy with environmentally-friendly energy is the focus of research by a PhD student from Hue who is studying in Taiwan.
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.
The image of a boy with shining eyes and crippled limbs damaged by Agent Orange prompted Ngo Thi Thuy Huong, born in 1974, "to do something" to revive contaminated land in Vietnam.
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.