Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology *Government

Viet Nam

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Foundation: 1975

Mission: 1. Research Carry out basic research in natural sciences and technology in the areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, biotechnology, information technology, electronics, automation, space technology, material science, biodiversity and the bioactive substances, earth science, marine science and technology, environment and energy, forecasts, prevention and mitigation of natural disasters; Conduct synthetic research on natural resources, natural conditions and environment; Implement, apply and transfer scientific and technological research results. 2. Education Train high quality human resources for science and technology; Organise postgraduate education in natural science and technology; Popularise and dessiminate knowledge and results of scientific research and technology development to satisfy requirements for expansion of science and technology markets. 3. Profession Participate in evaluating technology level, examining and approving techno-economic theoretical foundations of key state and regional projects; Make proposals and supervise the implementation of key State-level scientific and technological programs; Produce reports and provide information on earthquake and tsunami warnings for authorised agencies. 4. International cooperation Carry out international cooperation in science and technology; Organise and oversee the implementation of international cooperation programs and projects; Host international conferences and workshops, manage international meetings and cooperation plans of research units of the VAST. 5. Academy management Determine VAST investment projects; Prepare the annual budget estimate of the VAST to be submitted to authorised State agencies; Establish target allocations, inspect the spending and take full responsibility for budget settlement statement; Conduct financial and asset management activities of the VAST. Execute other missions and rights assigned by the Government and the Prime Minister.

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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionViet Nam
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 756th368th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 881st440th9th
Chemistry 709th446th6th
Computer Science 677th355th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 525th269th6th
Energy 560th352nd4th
Engineering 598th337th9th
Environmental Science 686th458th11th
Mathematics 600th291st6th
Medicine 789th387th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 779th359th5th
Physics and Astronomy 722nd391st7th
Social Sciences 720th248th5th
Veterinary 613th142nd4th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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