On December 29, 2016, Prof. Truong Nguyen Thanh from University of Utah (USA) visited Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) and had the open discussion with researchers and lecturers of the University.
In the event, there were Prof. Nguyen Thoi Trung, Vice President of TDTU; Dr. Ut V. Le, Director of Department for Management of Science and Technology Development; and many lecturers, researchers of TDTU.
The open discussion attracted much attention from lecturers, researchers of Ton Duc Thang University. Prof. Truong Nguyen Thanh also shared his own experiences in scientific research such as management the time devoted to research, teaching and family; shared how to find funding resources for research.
Prof. Truong Nguyen Thanh did confirm:
- High pressure may make you more creative.
- According to the US system, researchers may not be required to publish a certain number of articles, but they are asked to bring research funding to their universities.
- Researchers need to make agreement with their families for fruitful schedules.
- Please do research as your hobby.