Being an attractive destination for domestic and foreign visitors, disseminating information to raise public awareness on protecting marine environmental resources and the nation’s territorial sovereignty is the focus of the Oceanographic Museum. Of which, dissemination on Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands’ sovereignty is included in exhibiting and interpreting activities at the museum.
Science and Technology News
On December 9th, 2017, a programme honouring “High Quality Trademark 2017” took place in Hanoi.
The event was held by Vietnam Standards and Quality Institute in coordination with the Vietnam Institute for Businessmen, the International Management Institute and the Creative and Intellectual Property Magazine. It was highly appreciated by consumers and the community of enterprises nationwide.
In June 2018, the technology and pilot operation of the Astronomical Observatory and Projection Screening House under the Vietnam Space Centre (the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology), located in Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, will be transferred and carried out. This is one of two observatories built in the framework of the Vietnam Space Centre project.
According to recent information from the Ministry of Science and Technology (https://www.most.gov.vn), Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh has approved three scientists nominated by the Award Council as winners of the Ta Quang Buu Award 2018, including one scientist from the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
The Berberidaceae family in Vietnam has four branches and nine species, distributed mainly in highlands areas in the northern mountainous provinces and Lam Dong province. According to a number of published documents, 9 species in this family are used as medicine, treating diseases relating to digestion, eye pain, high blood pressure, lumbar pain, toothache and liver diseases.
The work entitled "A stiffly accurate integrator for elastodynamic problems" by Prof. Vu Thai Luan, Institute of Information and Technology, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, member of the American Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), and a consultant Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics, the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas, USA, and colleagues, was published in the number-one computer graphics journal ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) in July, 2017. Furthermore, it was among few works chosen to be featured at the world's largest conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies SIGGRAPH 2017. (See video SIGGRAPH 2017 reviewing the work at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YvIHREdVX4).
- Study on breeding production, preservation and development of Austriella corrugata in Quang Ninh province
- International conference “Nevanlinna theory and complex geometry in honor of Le Van Thiem's centenary”
- Workshop introduces Vietnam DataCube Satellite Data Sharing System
- Curcuma Cotuana – A new ginger species discovered in central Quang Nam province
- Ten outstanding scientific and technological events in 2017