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First international conference on magnetic field held in Vietnam

The association Rencontres du Vietnam yesterday held the first international conference on magnetic fields, named ‘Magnetic Fields in the Universe 7’, in the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE), located in Quy Nhon City of Binh Dinh Province. The conference aimed at creating an open space for scientists to present and then discuss their latest research results as well as recent progress in various research areas of cosmology, closely related by magnetic fields.

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Posted: February 18, 2020

Postcard: Physics in Vietnam

After emerging from difficult times, Vietnam is now ready to make its scientific potential known. On the coast of Vietnam, near the midpoint between north and south, sits Quy Nhon. In this city tucked within rolling hills, the locals go to the beach at the break of dawn before the streets fill up with the honking and puttering of motor scooters. It’s here too where many scientists come to relax and attend meetings on particle physics, cosmology, and biophysics at the International Center for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE).

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Posted: December 5, 2019

Vallet scholarships granted to more than 500 high school students

HÀ NỘI — More than 500 outstanding students from 58 high schools and six SOS children's villages in the north received Vallet scholarships at a ceremony in Hà Nội on Monday. Prof. Odon Vallet, Vallet Scholarship sponsor; Prof. Trần Thanh Vân, Chairman of the Science and Education Association “Meeting Vietnam in France” and his wife, Prof. Lê Kim Ngọc attended the ceremony and awarded scholarships to the outstanding students.

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Posted: August 26, 2019

Old soldiers enjoy visit to central province

Bình Định is considered a paradise in Việt Nam’s central region for its many pristine beaches and islands as well as its cultural and historical sites. They include Hòn Khô, Eo Gió, Hầm Hô, Phương Mai Sand Dunes, Cù Lao Xanh, the Chăm tower system, famous art of bài chòi (a diverse art combining music, poetry, acting, painting and literature) and traditional festivals such as martial arts and specialties of aromatic flavours.

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Posted: June 2, 2019

Bình Định, a paradise in central Việt Nam

Bình Định is considered a paradise in Việt Nam’s central region for its many pristine beaches and islands as well as its cultural and historical sites. They include Hòn Khô, Eo Gió, Hầm Hô, Phương Mai Sand Dunes, Cù Lao Xanh, the Chăm tower system, famous art of bài chòi (a diverse art combining music, poetry, acting, painting and literature) and traditional festivals such as martial arts and specialties of aromatic flavours.

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Posted: April 30, 2019

International physics class starts in Bình Định

BÌNH ĐỊNH — The International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) held a new physics class in Quy Nhơn City on Thursday. The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) runs the class for aspiring young physicists every two years, alternating between countries in Europe, Asia and the Pacific. This is the fourth time the class has been held and the first time it has happened in Việt Nam.

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Posted: September 13, 2018

A 2018 story told by prof. Tran Thanh Van

Attracting over 200 participants who are scientists, diplomats, executives, educators and representatives of international organizations—150 of whom were from 40 countries – the conference “Science for Development” on May 9-10 was part of the 25th  anniversary celebration of Rencontres du Vietnam held at the International Center for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE).

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Posted: May 29, 2018

GDP not an ideal indicator for growth

Joint winner of the 2004 Nobel prize in Economics, Prof. Finn Kydland, speaks to Việt Nam News about the Vietnamese economy and growth on the sidelines of the 2018 Recontres du Vietnam – a development initiative that has brought world-renowned scientists to Việt Nam for discussions since 1993.

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Posted: May 15, 2018

President meets Vietnamese, foreign scientists

HÀ NỘI – President Trần Đại Quang met with Vietnamese and foreign scientists in Hà Nội yesterday after they attended the seminar themed “Science for development” in the central province of Bình Định’s Quy Nhơn City on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Posted: May 12, 2018

Young science stars to meet in Quy Nhon

Prof. Trần Thanh Vân, founder of Recontres du Vietnam – a development initiative that has brought the world’s renowned scientists to Việt Nam for discussions since 1993 – talks with Việt Nam News reporter Hoàng Anh about this year’s event which marks 25 years since the first meeting. Among the many distinguished scientists in attendance at this year’s Recontres du Vietnam conference at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education are two Nobel laureates – Prof. Gerard’t Hooft, Nobel prize winner in Physics in 1999 and Prof. Finn Kydland, Nobel prize winner in Economics in 2004. Why did you decide to invite them to Việt Nam?

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Posted: May 11, 2018

Scientists gather to discuss sustainable development

QUY NHON — An international conference with the theme “Science for Development” is taking place in Quy Nhon City, central province of Binh Dinh on May 9-10. The event, which is hosted by the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE), will discuss the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as well as its future perspectives seen from the world of science, technology and innovation.

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Posted: May 9, 2018

Research on wild lives of plastic on show in Quy Nhon

QUY NHON — A research exhibition titled “Plastic Matters: Wild Lives” is on display at the International Centre of Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in the central city of Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh Province. The exhibition showcases the connection between plastic and human, especially in the context of everyday life in Vietnam. It explores how plastic, since the beginning of the Doi Moi Era, has found its way to every conner of Vietnamese society and how the rampant use of plastic has become an environmental issue, especially to the country’s marine environment.

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Posted: May 9, 2018

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