Plan of contract signing and grant disbursement for funded basic research projects in natural science in 2012

Currently, the Executive Office of the NAFOSTED has completed the budget evaluation for 202 basic research projects approved by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees in the funding list of 2012. The Ministry of Finance has approved the budget for the next phase of 2012 to disburse to the projects. As in the plan, the Foundation expects to send a notification to the projects PIs to complete their proposals in January 2013. The contract signing and disbursement will take place in […]

Office Moving Announcement

The NAFOSTED is pleased to announce that its office is now moved to a new working place. From December 27 2012, the official headquarter of the NAFOSTED is on the 4th floor, 39 Tran Hung Dao, Hang Bai, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi. Contact us at: – Telephone: 04.3936.7750; 04.3936.9502; 04.3936.9503 – E-mail: nafosted@most.gov.vn. – Website: www.nafosted.gov.vn. All documents to be sent to the NAFOSTED at the above address.

Conference to present funding programs of NAFOSTED in Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho

From Aug. 29 to Aug. 31,2012, the NAFOSTED organized conferences to introduce the funding of programs in Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho. In Ho Chi Minh City, nearly 60 scientists, administrators of the Institute of South Regional Sustainable Development, Institute of Tropical Economic Research and Environment, South Economic Research Center, Institute of Research and Development attended and discussed ways to access the funding of the program. In Can Tho City, the conference was attended by more than 100 […]

Reception of applications for basic research projects in Social Science and Humanities starting in 2013

The NAFOSTED has closed the call for proposals on September 14, 2012 with a total of 139 applications from 76 institutions to the funding program starting in 2013. Numbers of applications by subjects are as follow: – Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology: 25 applications – Economics: 21 applications – Law: 08 applications – History, Archaeology, Ethnography: 23 applications – Regional and International Studies: 12 applications – Psychology, Education: 18 applications – Literature, Linguistics: 25 applications – Culture, Arts, Journalism, […]

Meeting of leaders of NAFOSTED with the Committee for Science, Technology and Environment of the 13th National Assembly

On July 31 2012, the NAFOSTED had a meeting with the delegates of the Committee for Science, Technology and Environment of the 13th National Assembly, led by Mr. Phan Xuan Dung, member of the executive board of the Party Central Committee, member of the National Assembly, Chairman of the Committee for Science, Technology and Environment. The meeting was also attended by Mr. Le Dinh Tien, Deputy PM of Science and Technology cum Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the […]

Conference to present the funding programs of NAFOSTED in Binh Dinh

Within the propagation campaign for the funding programs of NAFOSTED, on August 17, 2012, at the Department of Science and Technology of Binh Dinh province, the Foundation’s Executive Office coordinated with the Fund for science and technology development of Binh Dinh to hold a conference to present the funding programs for institutes and scientists in Binh Dinh. Attending the conference were scientists from universities, research institutes and representatives of enterprises doing scientific research and technology innovation in the province of […]

On July 4 2012, Chairman of the NAFOSTED’s Board of Trustees signed the Decision number 26/QD-HDQLQ on the establishment of Scientific Committees in Natural Science for the mandate from 2012 to 2015. Members of all Committees are scientists with outstanding scientific achievements, who were selected based on the Foundation’s regulations, their research achievements and references from other scientists. For the mandate of 2012-2015, the Foundation has set up seven committees in following fields: Mathematics, Information Technology and Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Life Science and Mechanics. Only projects in Life Science will be divided and evaluated by two committees: Biology-Agriculture and Biomedicine-Pharmaceutics because of their specific characteristics.

On July 4 2012, Chairman of the NAFOSTED’s Board of Trustees signed the Decision number 26/QD-HDQLQ on the establishment of Scientific Committees in Natural Science for the mandate from 2012 to 2015. Members of all Committees are scientists with outstanding scientific achievements, who were selected based on the Foundation’s regulations, their research achievements and references from other scientists. For the mandate of 2012-2015, the Foundation has set up seven committees in following fields: Mathematics, Information Technology and Computer Science, Physics, […]

End of 3-year mandate of Scientific Committees in Natural Science

The Scientific Committees in Natural Science were established in order to select projects to provide funding, evaluate the performance of funded projects, and determine development strategy and the direction of basic research as prioritized by the Foundation. The members were impartially selected from scientists having outstanding scientific achievements all over the country. In the last three years, 75 scientists, members of the Committees, have greatly contributed their expertise to provide advice in an unbiased manner for the Foundation’s activities, especially in […]

Global Summit on Merit Review

n May 2012, science funding agencies from all over the world have participated in the Global Summit on Merit Review hosted by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) at its headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. The 2-day Global Summit on Merit Review capped a year-long effort to develop the new statement, which highlights key elements for the review system to support scientific research, to establish principles in order to promote research cooperation across countries and continents. “These are not necessarily all-inclusive […]

Appointment of Director

On May 28 2012, the Minister of Science and Technology appointed Mr. Do Tien Dzung as the Director of the Executive Office of the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development for a 5-year mandate. The Decision took effect on June 1st 2012.

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