Kovalevskaia Awards 2013 honored Vietnamese female scientists

Le Thi Luan, Deputy Director of the Centre for Research and Production of Vaccines and Biologicals, and Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, former Director of the Institute for Transport Science and Technology, received the Kovalevskaia Award 2014 on March 8.

The ceremony was held celebrating the 104th anniversary of International Women’s Day by the Vietnam Women’s Union. Politburo member Le Hong Anh attended the event.

The Union also granted certificates of merit to successful women with outstanding doctorate dissertations that collaborated with other female students.
The Kovalevskaia Prize Committee was founded in 1985 and is headed by Mrs. Nguyen Thi Binh, former Vice-President of Vietnam.

Over the past 25 years, the Kovalevskaia Prize Committee in Vietnam has selected and awarded prizes to more than 34 individuals and 15 groups.

By Bich Quyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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