PANO – The Ministry of Science and Technology held a ceremony on May 17th in Hanoi to present Ta Quang Buu Awards 2013 to Professor Nguyen Huu Viet Hung from Hanoi National University's College of Natural Sciences and Dr. Nguyen Ba An from Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology in acknowledgement of their outstanding achievements in maths and physics.


The annual award is for Vietnamese scientists at home and abroad in maths, computer science and technology, physics, chemistry, Earth science and environment, biology and natural science.

After the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan held an exchange with 300 participating scientists about the ninth conference of the 11th Party Central Committee and questions of basic scientific research, saying that scientists should work harder for the country’s prosperity.

Translated by Son Ca