Jumpstart new research year with 2 events from VGU

As a research university, VGU always wants to support our students, researcher, staff, and lecturer in their projects. As the fall semester of the academic year 2020-2021 has started, and the new research opportunities are coming, we would like to kick start and motivate the interest among the community with two special events.

Event 1: Introduction and experience sharing: The Research Funding Sources

The first event aim toward the lecturer and researcher of VGU, whose concern the most in their project about the funding and budget. The RF in VGU are many and vary; still, not everyone knows about it. This training course to efficiently and effectively support the VGU faculties: information channels, donors, project management, proposal writing, documentation, best practices, how to manage and allocate the research budget appropriately. These skills are needed for everyone, and we would like to invite you to the event with the following details:

Date: 7 October 2020
Time:  9:00 – 16:00
Venue: B008, VGU Binh Duong Campus

Time Activities/Content Presenter/Moderator
9:00-9:30 Check-in/Registration
9:30-9:40 Welcome remarks Prof. Dr. Tomas Benz
9:40-9:45 Opening speech RMD
9:45-10:30 European funding programs and experience sharing successful funding applications Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Tan [Hanoi University of Science and Technology]
10:30-10:45 Q& A session RMD
10:45-11:00 Tea break
11:00-11:30 Vietnamsese Fundings/Nafosted Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Quoc Hung [VGU]
11:30-11:45 Q& A session RMD
11:45-12:00 Group photos & Contact networking RMD
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Asian funding programs and experience sharing Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sameh Kantoush [Kyoto University]
14:45-15:00 Q & A session RMD
15:00-15:15 Tea break
15:15-16:00 Round table: Hints and Tips for Writing Successfully a Research Grant proposal All experts & participants
16:00 Wrap Up & Close RMD

Event 2: VGU Student Research Congress


How to encourage students to do research more? How to pass the torch between different research generations, between the lecturer and students? Can freshman involve in the process of research? The main objectives of this event are to motivate the students’ research interest, especially the freshman, to introduce and disseminate the VGU student research funding and status as well as to build connections among students, research department, and lecturer/researchers.

So, all concerned students of VGU, let join our event to explore your research capacity. Details from it can be found as follow:

Date: 16 October 2020 (Friday)
Time:  9:00 – 12:00 am
Venue: B008, VGU Binh Duong Campus

Time Activities/Content Presenter/Moderator
9:00-9:30 Check-in/Registration
9:30-9:35 Welcome remarks Prof. Dr. Tomas Benz
9:35-9:40 Quick introduction of RMD’s function Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Van Song
9:40-9:55 The first presentation (Robot arm) Pham Van Thanh Giau
9:55-10:10 The second presentation (Honda EMC) Doan Quang Minh
10:10-10:25 Third presentation (Satellite ground station) Nguyen Van Hoa Vu
10:25-10:40 Q & A
10:40-10:50 Tea break and postering session
10:50-11:00 Award students with outstanding achievements in student contests in 2019-2020 Dr. Ha Thuc Vien
11:00-11:20 Introduction of student research regulations and current status Dr. La Vinh Trung
11:15-11:45 Roundtable Discussion Guide – Student Research at VGU: Frequent Q&A Dr. Trung, Dr. Thanh GPEM, Mr. Thinh, Mr. Nhu, Tri & 01 student
11:45:12:00 Wrap up and Closing

Throughout the years, VGU has proved to be a model research university in the country and the region. Research activities are focused and accounted for at least 50% of the required workload of each lecturer. The University facilitates the academic staff to be able to complete the task in the most favorable way.

From 2013 to 2019, VGU hosted 71 research projects on engineering and economics fields at all levels, including 15 international funding projects, 12 NAFOSTED projects, 17 ministerial-level research projects, 9 provincial research projects, 15 industrial partner collaborative research projects and 03 VGU-level projects. For the last 3 years, our publications on prestigious journals (ISI/Scopus) are at the average of 01 paper/lecturer/year – remarkably increase in 2019 (1.22 papers/lecturer/year).

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