For the first time, Vietnam has built successfully a Vietnamese individual Genome
According to Dr. Lê Sỹ Vinh – Lecturer of VNU University of Engineering and Technology and head of the VNU key research program on Computing – Biology – Pharmacy, their group has had the first result in the research of building and analyzing the Vietnamese people’s genome, starting with the technical access of computing and biology
VNU scientists’ achievements among 10 outstanding scientific and technological events – 2013
In the afternoon of December 26th, 2013, the science and technology journalists’ club in coordination with the Center for Communications Research and Development (Ministry of Science and Technology) announced the selecting results of the 2013 outstanding events.Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng: "VNU is a beautiful symbol of the spirits, mind and cultural quintescence of Việt Nam"
The 20th grand anniversary of Vietnam National University, Hanoi, was held at Nguyễn Văn Đạo Hall in the morning of December 9th, 2013. Mr Nguyễn Phú Trọng - General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam attended and spoke at the event, giving the guiding opinions on VNU.
Publishing Cooperation between VNU and Elsevier: VNU Journal of Vietnam Studies
On October 10h, 2013, VNU Journal of Science had a Hanoi-Beijing-Singapore online meeting with the representatives of Elsevier (Holland) to promote the process of building VNU Journal of Vietnam Studies by the international standards.
The Brunei Dialogue – Transforming Universities on the Road to Research Excellence
The Brunei Dialogue – Transforming Universities on the Road to Research Excellence was organized at University of Brunei Darussalam on June 3-4, 2013 with the presence of leaders and educational experts from universities in European, Middle East, ASEAN and South Pacific regions.