RESEARCH RESULTS IN 2017

The staff of the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources has published in foreign and prestigious vietnamese journals: 40 papers in SCI journals, 53 papers in SCI-E journals, 30 papers in international journals that are not included in the ISI list but have ISSN or ISBN numbers, 23 papers in journals published by the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 17 articles in other national journals.

Some typical statistics of 2017 (from 1/12/2016-30/11/2017):

- Projects ending in 2017: 38 projects with total funding of VND7,820.6 million, of which there are 7 NAFOSTED projects with total funding of VND 604 million.

- Projects to be continued in 2018: 30 projects with total funding of VND14,164.9 million, of which 12 will be funded by NAFOSTED with a total grant of VND 4,023 million.

-New genus/species discovered for science: 3 genera, 59 species

WORK PLAN OF 2018

Science and Technology Plan: In 2018, the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources will start a state-level project. The staff of the institute will continue to implement 12 NAFOSTED projects, 5 projects of the program of 7 priority orientations of the VAST, 03 projects of international cooperation at the level of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 01 task in the program for basic science development, 01 task of cooperation between VAST and provinces, 16 projects of the department level, 03 basic investigation tasks of the economic field, 01 task of the environmental field, 03 tasks of the cultural field. Funding has been approved for 2018, equivalent to 2017. In 2018, the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources is expected to complete its plan and achieve good results.

Plans for building facilities and equipment: Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources will implement the project of equipments, the A11 building repair project, the Institute will develop and propose the project for type specimen storing, project of Me Linh Station development, CITES office building.

Plans for international cooperation, training, information and publication: In 2018, the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources will recruit and train the graduate students in the framework of the Graduate University of Science and Technology. International cooperation continues to be maintained and expanded.

The Institute will conduct half year review in June and final review in December.