Previous Student Research Conferences

On May 14, 2023, the International School – Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-HN), successfully organized the 15th Student Scientific Research Conference for the academic year 2022 – 2023. Attending the conference from VNU-HN’s side were Dr. Vu Tuan Anh – Deputy Head of the Science and Technology Department, Dr. Nguyen Minh Truong – Deputy Head of the Political Department and Student Affairs, Comrade Hua Thanh Hoa – Secretary of the Youth Union, and the President of the Student Union. On the side of the International School, there were Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Van Dinh, Vice Rector of the school, along with the teachers and leaders of affiliated units, specialized faculties, and a large number of staff, lecturers, and students of the International School.

The highlight of this year’s scientific research activities is that the students can participate in 9 training sessions to foster necessary research skills, such as how to present basic parts in a research report. science, notes when preparing reports; instructions for using SPSS software and other supporting software. This shows that the school always accompanies students on the difficult and challenging path of scientific research. And with such support, student scientific research activities have become more familiar and received the attention of both students and lecturers.

“During my research, I always received the enthusiastic support of my instructors and teachers. Not only that, the School also has financial support for the group to carry out and complete the research. In addition, activities on the sidelines of the Conference such as 9 training workshops, the implementation of research introduction videos or poster design also made the groups interesting because it helped more people understand our research,” Tuan Thanh, a student of the Business Data Analysis program, shared.

The 15th Student Research Conference ended with the first prize belonging to the following groups of students:

Vuong Thi Lan Anh, majoring in International Business, with the topic “Facilitating student knowledge sharing: A self – determination perspective”; instructor Dr. Tran Cong Thanh;

Nguyen Danh Viet Anh, Nguyen Thi Bao Ha, Vu Lan Huong, Le Do Viet Hung, International Business major, with the topic “The Impacts of Financial Literacy on Personal Saving Behaviors in Vietnam”; Instructor Dr. Do Phuong Huyen.

Nguyen Tuan Thanh, Ngo Mai Anh, Nguyen Thuy Duong, Nguyen Thao Vi, majors in Business Data Analytics and Management Information Systems, with the topic “Utilizing XGBoost to Explore Features that Leverage Web Pages ranking in Education Industry through Search -Engine Optimization”; Instructors Dr. Tran Duc Quynh and Dr. Nguyen Doan Dong.

Nguyen Manh Tien, Do Anh Luyen, Nguyen Thi Lan Anh, Ngo Dieu Linh, major in Business Data Analytics, with the topic “Advanced deep learning approach to support early diagnosis of liver diseases by detecting liver tumors in 3D images”; instructor Dr. Kim Dinh Thai and Dr. Ha Manh Hung.

The conference also awarded 04 Second prizes to student groups, 08 Third prizes, 07 Consolation prizes, 05 poster prizes, 06 most voted video clip prizes on social networks.

Through the annual Student Research Conference, VNU-IS will continue to select groups of students who are able to participate in research with teachers, through which they will be trained to become talented and potentials students The Organizing Committee of the 15th Student  Research Conference would like to express gratitude and honor to instructors who have accompanied the students from the time they chose the topic to the time they finish the  final research product.

In the academic year 2022-2023, over 200 students from various majors such as International Business, Accounting-Auditing, Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business Data Analysis, and English Language registered to participate in the research conference with 61 research topics. Among them, 29 topics were in the fields of science, economics, and social sciences, while 32 topics belonged to the fields of natural sciences, technology, and engineering. Notably, this year saw the involvement of 6 groups of foreign students in conducting research projects, and nearly half of the research participants were first-year students. This is an encouraging development, showcasing the strong and widespread passion for research within the International School.

The successful 15th Student Research Conference is the outcome of the diligent efforts and scientific curiosity of numerous students at the International School. It is also a testament to the dedication and wholehearted support provided by the faculty and staff of VNU-IS. I wish all the teachers, staff, and students continued success in their future endeavors.

On April 29, the International School – Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-IS), successfully organized the 14th Student Research Conference for the academic year 2021-2022. The conference was attended by Dinh Van Dung, Deputy Head of the Department responsible for the Political Department of Student Affairs, Vu Tuan Anh, Vice President of the Science and Technology Department of VNU, Hua Thanh Hoa, President of the Student Union of VNU-HN, Nguyen Van Dinh, Vice Rector, Tran Anh Hao, Vice Rector, along with the staff, lecturers, and students of the International School. This conference marks the first step on the new development path of the International School.

In the academic year 2021-2022, after several rounds of evaluation and approval, 21 research topics in the fields of International Business, Accounting-Auditing, Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business Data Analysis, etc., were selected to participate in the Student Research Conference at various levels. Among them, 16 topics were in the fields of science, economics, and social sciences, while 5 topics belonged to the field of natural sciences and technology. After the acceptance sessions at the faculty level, 10 excellent topics were chosen for presentation at the plenary session, and 18 poster reports were displayed at the conference.

Especially in this school year, the International School has organized training sessions to support research groups in effectively publicizing their results and delivering compelling presentations for the Acceptance Council. These training sessions covered topics such as presenting the fundamental components of a scientific research report, guidance on research paper preparation, instructions for utilizing software like SPSS and Smart POS, and guidelines for creating video clips and posters. The university also held a contest on Facebook, allowing students from across the school to vote for the best research introduction video titled “My Scientific Research Story.” The response from students was enthusiastic and widespread.

The 14th Student Scientific Research Conference concluded with the first prize awarded to a group of international business students, namely Bui Thi Quynh Duong and Nguyen Thi Nga, for their research on “Determinants of Financial Restatements in Vietnam: Evidence from Data Mining Techniques.” Additionally, the conference recognized two second prizes for groups of students specializing in Accounting, Analysis, and Auditing, as well as International Business. Two third prizes, five consolation prizes, two best presentation prizes, two potential prizes, five impressive poster design awards, and four most voted video clip awards on social networks were also presented.

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In the academic year 2020-2021, more than 100 students of the International Faculty registered to participate in 27 research projects in the fields of computer science and information technology; economics and business. Through the evaluation and approval sessions at the faculty level, the Departmental Acceptance Councils have selected 15 oral reports to be presented at the plenary session and 27 poster reports to be displayed at the Conference.

The reports show the enthusiastic, highly practical investment associated with the Faculty’s training disciplines such as International Business, Accounting – Auditing, Finance, Business Administration, Informatics and Engineering Computers, Management Information Systems… In particular, a number of topics in the fields of natural science and technology have applied some advanced techniques, methods and technologies of Industry 4.0 such as  Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and digital transformation models, machine learning, and deep learning techniques in their scientific work, some groups have applied theories to produce prototypes, with technically feasible parameters; and some scientific results presented in the form of scientific articles and possible publication at conferences are indexed in the Scopus database.

In the academic year of 2019-2020, 58 students of International School registered to participate in 19 research projects in the fields of computer science and information; economics and business. Through the evaluation and approval sessions at the department level Councils, 11 oral reports and 19 posters have been selected to be presented and displayed at the 12th Student Research Conference.

11 topics presented at the Conference were highly appreciated by the Council for the evaluation and selection of scientific research topics by students because of their scientific content, practicality, investment of a lot of effort and time, and a great deal of enthusiasm.  In particular, among 11 selected topics, there was research by a first-year student.

In the academic year 2018-2019, 20 student’s research projects were completed at International School. Following the evaluation and review sessions conducted at the faculty level, the Acceptance Councils selected 09 oral reports for presentation during the plenary session, along with 11 poster reports. These 20 scientific research projects align with the high-quality training in specialized fields that the faculty provided. The research presented in English is appropriate for the instruction language and the academic environment of the faculty. Through their participation in research, students have had the opportunity to enhance their knowledge, skills, and problem-solving abilities in real-life scenarios.

The 09 topics presented at the conference received high praise from the Council responsible for evaluating and selecting scientific research topics by students. These topics were commended for their scientific and practical content, as well as the presenters’ confident and fluent delivery in English.

In the 2016-2017 school year, 08 students’ research projects were completed at International School. According to the comments of the members of the Acceptance Council, the student groups carried out the topic seriously, delved into and studied all aspects of the problem. The topics strictly follow the layout of the scientific research topic; survey and analysis of the data are utilized to make the research more convincing. This is the first academic year that the International School has launched a student scientific research movement with a new model: writing reports and presenting all papers in English.