HA NOI (VNS)— The annual Kovalevskaya awards honouring outstanding female scientists were presented at a ceremony in Ha Noi on March 4.
The 17-member staff of the Experimental Biology Centre under the Technological Application Institute of the Ministry of Science and Technology received the award for research projects on the production of nutritious supplement products from sea weed and biological waste treatment solutions.
The centre was also successful in multiplying a number of valuable local medicinal plants.
The individual prize went to Associate Professor, Dr Bach Khanh Hoa, former director of the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion.
The Vietnam Kovalevskaya Award Committee was established in 1985.
The award was named after the great Russian female mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaya.-VNS