Ten outstanding young individuals with scientific research studies in information technology & communications, pharmacy & medicine, and biological & environmental technology received golden globe awards in 2014.

The award was initiated by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee and the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2003.

The annual event aims to encourage the youth to conduct scientific research and facilitate the development of useful projects for the country’s progress and advancement.

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam meets with ten outstanding young individuals winning 2014 golden globe awards on January 20th. Photo: VNA


Among the recipients were Dr. Truong Quoc Phong from the Hanoi University of Science and Technolgy, who chaired two highly-acclaimed State-level study projects and was co-author of 25 articles and studies published abroad, and Dr. Nguyen Thi Phuong Nhung from the PetroVietnam University, who participated in researching and developing “anti-mosquito nets” that are widely used in Africa, helping reduce the number of mosquito-caused malaria fatalities.

Last year, the organisation’s board received 50 entries from 26 teams nationwide.

In 2003, the award was first presented to outstanding individuals in information technology (IT). It then covered pharmacy & medicine and biological & environmental technology studies in 2011.

A large number of young scientists at home as well as those living and studying abroad have presented their studies over the last 11 years, resulting in as many as 115 talented young recipients of the award to date.

Source: VNA