Khanh Hoa hosts conference on nuclear science, technology

VOV.VN - The 12th National Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology opened in Nha Trang city, the south central province of Khanh Hoa on August 2, attended by leading scientists and experts from domestic and foreign research institutes, universities, hospitals and organisations.

In his remarks, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac said the biennial event will help build and implement research programmes, develop and apply atomic energy for peaceful purposes, and enhance Vietnam’s cooperation with foreign partners in the field.

Over the past years, nuclear energy sector has been developing and obtained encouraging outcomes, however, it needs to continue weathering difficulties and challenges to improve the nuclear science and technology capacity while creating many products and services serving national development.

Participants presented the latest research findings and experience in nuclear technology development, radiation safety, radioactive waste management, and personnel training.

 An exhibition on the application of nuclear science, technology, equipment and techniques in socio-economic development was also planned during the three-day conference.

The event was held by the Vietnam Atomic Energy Association, the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute, and the Khanh Hoa provincial Department of Science and Technology.