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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

PM visits int’l science and education centre in Bình Định

BÌNH ĐỊNH – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc agreed in principle to a plan to build the south central province of Bình Định into a scientific and educational urban area when visiting the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) yesterday. This is a brave and pioneering step which helps gather renowned scientists from around the world, thus contributing to promoting the nation’s science, Phúc told ICISE scientists. He stressed the importance of science and technology, including basic and applied sciences in the country’s development.

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Posted: May 7, 2018

Connecting vietnam science to the world

To continue with the success of “Rencontres du Vietnam” in the past years, “Rencontres du Vietnam” in 2017 and the fifth time in Quy Nhon City with conferences, Vietnam summer schools continues scientific forums for scientists to share, discuss and announce the latest results in their studies, openiny opportunities for cooperation, development and scientific research;

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Posted: November 8, 2017

Rencontres du Vietnam, A bridge for international cooperation

To be recognized and highly appreciated by the international scientific community for the success of Rencontres de Moriond, Blois Meeting, in 1993 Prof. Tran Thanh Van, Chairman of two above-mentioned scientific organizations, began to bring scientific activities (international conferences, workshops, summer schools, scholarships, etc.)

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Posted: November 7, 2017

Việt Nam science students need helping hand

Overseas Professor Trần Thanh Vân, talks to the newspaper Tiền Phong (Vanguard) about the country’s need to pay a high salary to people working in science and technology. What should we do to encourage young Vietnamese to get more involved in science research?

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Posted: September 5, 2017

Scientists discuss star formation, galaxies

BÌNH ĐỊNH – About 80 professors, scientists and researchers from 17 countries gathered at a conference themed “Star formation in different environments” that opened at the International Centre of Interdisciplinary Science Education in Quy Nhơn City, the central province of Bình Định, yesterday.

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Posted: August 8, 2017

Scientific conference on nano technology opens

BÌNH ĐỊNH — Experts discussed nanoelectronics, nano equipment, superconductivity, magneto-resistive materials and strongly correlated systems at a scientific conference that opened on Monday in Quy Nhơn City, the central province of Bình Định.  

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Posted: August 1, 2017

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