On July 17th, 2019, Dr. Erica Key, General Secretary of Belmont Forum, paid a working visit to Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). She was accompanied by Prof. Hsu Hui Huang, Counselor, Director of Science and Technology Division of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vietnam; and Prof. Yue-Gau Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (China).
Plastic waste is a global urgent problem not only in Vietnam but also around the world. In order to contribute to bringing solutions for plastic waste management and recycling, on August 8th 2019, the Center for Research and Technology Transfer under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology organized a workshop entitled “Plastic waste pollution: Management solutions and scientific research” in Hanoi.
On July 25th, in Hanoi, the Institute of Biotechnology under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a ceremony to open the Center for DNA Identification.
On the occasion of the 129th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh, on May 19, 2019, in Hanoi, the Central Emulation and Award Council held the launching ceremony of emulation movement "Cadres, officials and officers emulate officials to perform office culture” and awarded the emulation flag of the Government to 23 collectives and the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit to 29 collectives that are outstanding ministries, central agencies and localities leading in the patriotic emulation movement in 2018.
On the morning of May 17, 2019, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a ceremony to present the Tran Dai Nghia Award to winners in 2019 on the occasion of Vietnam Science and Technology Day and 44 years since the establishment of the VAST. Attendants at the ceremony were Mr. Vu Duc Dam, member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Prime Minister; Mr. Phan Xuan Dung, member of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Science, Technology and Environment; Mr. Chu Ngoc Anh, member of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Science and Technology; Mr. Nguyen Thanh Long, Deputy Head of the Party Central Committee Commission on Popularization and Education; and representatives from central ministries and agencies as well as from Vinh Long province, the homeland of Professor and Academic Tran Dai Nghia.
The exhibition “Discovering the diversity of Vietnamese insects - 10 years of scientific cooperation between Vietnam and Italy” opened on May 18th at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology by the Vietnam Museum of Nature under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, the Museum of Natural History under the University of Florence (Italy) and the Italian Embassy in Vietnam.
- U.S delegation pays working visit to VAST
- Seminar “General Space Exploration and Commercialization of Space”
- VNSC signs cooperation agreement with Hokaido University on sharing MicroDragon satellite data
- Aeronautical Laboratory opens at University of Science and Technology of Hanoi
- Open contract signing ceremony 2019 for components of project on building national specimen collection of Vietnamese nature
- Hanoi University of Science and Technology Council members meet