Award presented to 2 scientific works
Two excellent scientific works that are being applied in life were selected from among 15 to win the Tran Dai Nghia Award during the first award ceremony held by the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) on September 11th.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam presents the Tran Dai Nghia Award to the winners. (Photo: PANO)
The Tran Dai Nghia Award aims to honour scientists across the country who have made excellent achievements in terms of natural science and technologies, with their research results having been applied in life and making contributions to boosting socio-economic development and ensuring national security and defence.
The two winning works included one by professor and doctor Hoang Thuy Thuyen and late professor and doctor Dang Duc Trach from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, which applies advanced technology to produce vaccines for the prevention of diseases in humans; and the other by doctors Vu Duc Loi and Nguyen Van Tuan from VAST Institute of Chemistry, which illustrates the process to produce iron from red bud.
Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated the winners, confirming that the award not only honoured scientists and their works, but also encouraged young scientists to continue to devote themselves to their scientific work.
The Tran Dai Nghia Award is presented annually by VAST, with an aim to encourage scientists across the country to study and apply research results to contribute to socio-economic development, protect the nation's health and environment, and ensure national security and defence./.
( Compiled by VNF )