On October 12th, 2018, French Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary paid a working visit to the Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
On September 14th, 2018, Osaka University, Japan held a ceremony to present certificate and accredit Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh, president of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), as Collaborative Professor of Osaka University.
On March 14, 2019, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) organized a ceremony to announce and award the Prime Minister's Decision to appoint Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Tuan Anh, Head of the Institute of Geology, to the position of VAST Vice Chairman.
The opening ceremony of the Vietnam – Laos Tech Connect Forum 2018 held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology and the Lao Ministry of Science and Technology took place on August 9, 2018, at the Lao Institute for Science and Technology Management.
The Dirac 2018 Award of the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) was awarded to three physicists: Subir Sachdev (Harvard University), Dam Thanh Son (University of Chicago) and Xiao-Gang Wen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
In implementing of the roadmap for marine scientific research cooperation between the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) for the period 2018 - 2025 signed on February 5, 2018, in Hanoi, VAST and RAS employed a maritime research vessel Akademik Oparin from July 12 – 28, funded by both sides.
- Workshop “Opportunities and challenges of Vietnam’s physic and materials science sector” marks 80th birthday of Academic and Professor Nguyen Van Hieu (July 21, 1938 – July 21, 2018)
- International scientific conference on chemistry for sustainable development marks 40th anniversary of the Institute of Chemistry
- Ceremony to open Master's degree program and recognize PhD students (July 2018) at Graduate University of Science and Technology
- 2019 Tran Dai Nghia Award launched
- Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam provides farewell reception for USTH Rector
- Ceremony awards insignia and announces decision on appointing USTH Acting Rector