Seminar on 15 years of postgraduate training – cooperation and development at the Institute of Geography

On May 20th, the Institute of Geography held a seminar on 15 years of postgraduate training, cooperation and development, to review 40 years of the institute development and share experiences in improve the quality of postgraduate training. The Institute of Geography is a leading institute and is also a postgraduate training centre in the field of geography and earth sciences in Vietnam.

Japanese delegation visits Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

On May 10th, Prof. Chau Van Minh, President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and representatives from the Department for International Cooperation and Vietnam Space Technology Institute received a delegation from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.

Science and technology cooperation between VAST and MOST

On April 27th, a ceremony on signing an agreement on science and technology cooperation between the Centre for Training, Consultancy and Technology Transfer under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), and the State Agency for Technology Innovation under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) took place in Hanoi on April 27th.

Research project on making organic solar cells inspected


On April 8th, the research project to make organic solar cells by Prof. Dr. Nguyen Duc Nghia was inspected at the Institute of Chemistry under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. This two-year project was carried out by the Institute of Chemistry in two years to conduct scientific and technological research into making dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) with the productivity of solar energy transformation of 2% to 5%.

Seminar on cast and gilt of bronze patterns of memorial of heroes and martyrs

The memorial of heroes and martyrs, built in April, 1993 at Bac Son Street, opposite President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, was completed and put into operation in June, 1995. After 16 years, the outdoor memorial was much eroded because of climate. Therefore, the High Command of President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the unit in charge of construction – coordinated with Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology under the Ministry of Construction to carry out a project to upgrade the construction. The casting and gilt of the memorial’s bronze pattern was assigned to Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Prof. Chau Van Minh directed the establishment of a research group, including scientists from the Institute of Materials Sciences and Institute for Tropical Technology, to find solutions to this issue.

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