On July 10th, 2009, on behalf of State President Nguyen Minh Triet, State Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan presented “First-rank Independent Medal” to Prof. Acad. Nguyen Van Hieu, an excellent scientist, teacher, manager and politician who contributed greatly to the development of Vietnam’s science and technology.
On 9 November 2009, the signing of an agreement on scientific cooperation between the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) took place at conference room A1, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
On 25-26 December 2009, the Party Committee of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology held a conference to review the Party work in 2009 and discuss the orientations and plans for 2010 in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province. The conference saw the attendance of the Party Standing Committee and representatives from Party sub-committees under the Party Committee of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
On January 7th, the Institute of Geography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a ceremony to inaugurate the first phase of the observation station to research the northern delta environment and geography in Con Vanh commune, Tien Hai district, Thai Binh province, after one year of construction.