Call for applications: 2018 First intake of UK Fellowship grants following NAFOSTED – The UK Academies collaboration program

In 2016, National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and British Academy (BA), Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) signed framework for collaboration on executing “The UK Fellowships and Grants” Phase 2. In accordance with the framework, scientists working in Natural sciences, Engineering, Social sciences & Humanities fields are eligible for the award of UK fellowship grants in order to conduct researches in UK and Vietnam from 1 to 6 months. Collaborations between NAFOSTED and BA, BAEng are made under […]

Announcement on approved projects in RCUK – NAFOSTED – TRF – DIPI 2016 Joint Funding Program

On 03 February 2017, President of NAFOSTED Board of Trustees has approved list of 05 project selected for funding in the framework of NAFOSTED – RCUK Joint Funding Program (Decision No.11/QD-HDQL-NAFOSTED). List of approved project for funding (in Vietnamese). Following that, NAFOSTED Executive Office has conducted financial assessment and on 24 May 2017, Decision No. 76/QD-HDQL-NAFOSTED has been signed by the Board of Trustees’ President approving financial plans of these 05 projects. In the next weeks, NAFOSTED shall announce to […]

Call for applicants for 2017 NAFOSTED – FWO Bilateral Program

1. General Information National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and Belgium’s Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) has signed an Memorandum of Understanding on the delivery of a joint funding program for bilateral research projects of Vietnamese and Belgium researchers. In this framework, time requirement for each research project shall be from 02 to 03 years. Research proposals to be funded must show strong partnership between Belgium and Vietnamese team, as well as necessity and good impacts for both Vietnam […]

Call for applications: Short-term research fellowship in the UK under the NAFOSTED – UK Academies collaboration programme

In 2016, the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and both the British Academy (BA) and Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) signed a collaboration framework to execute Phase 2 of the “Researcher mobility grants’’. In accordance with this framework, the Vietnamese scientists working in the fields of Natural sciences, Engineering, Social sciences & Humanities will have opportunities to undertake short-term (from one to six months) research in the UK with funding from NAFOSTED. In parallel, funding from the […]

Vietnam – UK Newton Mobility Grants 2017 Funding Call

The British Academy is also calling for applications for Newton Mobility Grants under the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is an initiative that aims to develop the long-term sustainable growth and welfare of partner countries through building research and innovation capacity, and forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance commitment. This scheme helps strengthen the research and innovation capacity of Vietnam-based researchers by facilitating exchanges of researchers. Applicants should be researchers from academic establishments or government-funded research institutes. Awards […]

Announcement on 2016 NAFOSTED – NHMRC Joint networking Symposium for Health and Medical researchers

Under the framework of the signed Memorandum of Understanding, on 29th – 30th November 2016, National Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Vietnam (NAFOSTED), together with the National Health and Medical Research council of Australia (NHMRC), will co-organize the NAFOSTED – NHMRC networking Symposium for Health and Medical researchers in Hanoi. This is the first official activity in the joint funding program between NAFOSTED and NHMRC and its outcomes will help inform future joint activities under the Memorandum of […]

Call for proposals in basic research in natural sciences and engineering (Round I/2016)

Under the framework of basic research funding program in natural sciences and engineering, we would like to announce the first proposal intake for 2016 as below: 1. Funding objectives: – To create favorable research environment in order to promote basic research activities at scientific and technological organizations in Vietnam. – To enhance research capabilities and develop robust research communities in order to enrich Vietnamese science and technology workforce. – To improve research quality towards international standards. – To promote international […]

RCUK-DIPI-TRF-NAFOSTED Research Partnerships Call: UK – Indonesia – Thailand – Vietnam Research Partnerships Call for Proposals 2016

The Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Indonesia Science Fund (DIPI), the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) are pleased to invite applications to the UK – South-East Asia Research Partnerships Call 2016. This initiative will provide funding for high-quality collaborative research projects between UK, Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese researchers which address the following topics: Atmospheric Pollution and Human Health Water Resources Tropical Peatlands and Mangroves The objective is to deliver significant […]

NAFOSTED’s activities on the celebration of Vietnam Science and Technology Day (May 2016)

On the celebration of Vietnam Science and Technology Day (18th May), NAFOSTED has organized the following activities: Ta Quang Buu Prize 2016 Overview of Ta Quang Buu Committee’s final meeting on 7th May 2015 (Photo credit:  HaVTM) On 7th May 2016, Ta Quang Buu Committee has organized the final meeting and decided 3 scientists who are the authors of outstanding research outcomes of basic researches in the fields of  natural sciences and engineering. On 11th May 2016, Ministry of Science […]

Ta Quang Buu Prize Nominations 2016

Introduced in 2014 for the first time, Ta Quang Buu Prize is annual hosted by Ministry of Science and Technology to encourage and honor scientists with excellent achievements in basic research in natural sciences and engineering. The Prize has attracted interest and appreciation of administrators, scientists and the whole society. Scientists communities and the press has recognized the Prize as one of the top Science and Technology highlights in 2014 and 2015. In 2016, National Foundation for Science and Technology […]

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