Outstanding scientific projects given awards

December 02, 2019 - 11:56
A total of 279 projects by outstanding students nationwide received awards on Sunday.


Outstanding students receive the prizes at the event. — Photo dantri.com.vn

HÀ NỘI — A total of 279 projects by outstanding students nationwide received awards on Sunday.

There were 10 first prizes, 62 second prizes, 89 third prizes and 118 consolation prizes.

The first prizes include a research project on the explosive impact of UHPC high-quality concrete from students at the National University of Civil Engineering; a project designing and manufacturing robots to support remote medical examinations by students from HCM City University of Technology and Education; and a project on the relationship between emotional intelligence and educational achievement by students at the HCM City Open University.

The awards were co-held by the Ministry of Education and Training, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Hồ Chí Minh Communist Youth Union in Hà Nội.

Trần Nam Tú, deputy head of the education ministry’s Science and Technology Department said the awards attracted a total of 419 projects from students at 85 universities and institutes around the country.

Before entering the contest, the 419 projects were carefully selected by the university and institute’s scientific council based on creativity, as well as scientific and practical value, he said.

Speaking at the event, deputy minister of education Nguyễn Văn Phúc said the awards were first organised 25 years ago as a prestigious scientific contest for students throughout the country. Between 2011-19, about 7,000 students with 2,633 projects participated in the contest. 

Phúc said the quality of the students’ projects was getting better and better, of which, there were scientific articles published in international and domestic journals. 

Therefore, Phúc told the universities and institutes to continue encouraging their students to carry out scientific research in the future.

He also said they needed to call upon the participation of the business sector to create a better environment for students to conduct scientific research. — VNS