Physics give priority to basic and applied research

Posted at: TUEsday - 16/09/2014 11:03 - post name: Nguyễn Thị Thùy

Physics give priority to basic and applied research

On September 11th, 2014 in Hanoi, the Ministry of Science and Technology cooperated with Vietnam Association of Physics to organize the science workshop of orientation to give priority to physics’ research by 2020. Accordingly, basic and applied research will be given high priority in order to be the pioneer and pivot in the development of multidisciplinary science and technology areas.

 Participating in the workshop were Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran QuocKhanh,Pr. AcademicianNguyen Van Hieu, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dai Hung, the President of Vietnam Association of Physics and over 40 related scientists and managers.

Physics plays an important role in attaining the goals of science and technology by 2020 and turning Vietnam’s science and technology in some areas to reach advanced level in the ASEAN region and the world,emphasizedTran QuocKhanh- the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology

Therefore, the workshop aimed to listen to opinions and suggestions of scientists and experts in order to complete the project of physics development by 2020 and submit to the Prime Minister for approval.

It is good to for physics to focus on basic and applied research; however, it is necessary to focus on investing in human resources, infrastructure to experiment research before being applied, said Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dai Hung-the President of Vietnam Association of Physics.

In the workshop, some experts also gave opinions: the basic and traditional orientation needs to consider suitable applied models, pay attention to technology applied aims that are to ensure green growth, not to pollute the environment, and to response to climate change. In addition, the project needs to have detailed orientation and broader vision to ensure development goals of physics.

Translated by Nga Nguyen


Author: Minh Chau
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