The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experiences in science communication and editing.

Vietnamese Regional Chapter

The aims and objectives of the Vietnamese chapter of EASE are:

  • To promote the internationalization of science editing activity in Vietnam.
  • To improve scientific publishing and editing standards for domestic platforms.

The SciComm system at https://sc.sshpa.com is the key interface for the EASE Vietnam Chapter, which enables the communication and exchange of resources for academic authors, editors, publishers and the Association.

Chapter members

The Vietnamese Regional Chapter is chaired by Dr Vuong Quan Hoang, Director at Center for Interdisciplinary Social Research. For full details of the Chapter Chair, supporters and members click here.

Planned activities in 2020

  • To provide resources and facilitating discussions regarding enhancing academic standards for publishing and editing
  • To advocate quality and idea exchange for the betterment of academic discussions and proliferation of knowledge
  • To promote evidence-based policymaking through the means of quality publishing and editing
  • To raise awareness of science editing’s international standards through distributing EASE’s publications and tools.

Achievements

10th February 2020 – Translation of Joan Marsh Elsevier Connect article highlighting the value of EASE to the editorial community, which was published in the SciComm system of EASE Vietnam: https://sc.sshpa.com/post/5611

1st March 2019 – Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology’s newspaper, Science and Development, introduces the Vietnam Chapter to the academic circle. http://khoahocphattrien.vn/thoi-su-trong-nuoc/hiep-hoi-bien-tap-khoa-hoc-chau-au-thanh-lap-chi-hoi-tai-viet-nam/2019030102068711p882c918.htm

Resources

Vuong QH, Ho MT. (2019). The values and challenges of ‘openness’ in addressing the reproducibility crisis and regaining public trust in social sciences and humanities. European Science Editing 45(1): forthcoming.

Vuong QH (2018). “How did researchers get it so wrong?” The acute problem of plagiarism in Vietnamese social sciences and humanities.  European Science Editing; 44(3):56-58; DOI: https://doi.org/10.20316/ese.2018.44.18003. 

Vuong QH (2017). Open data, open review and open dialogue in making social sciences plausible. Nature: Scientific Data Updates 2017 (December 12). URL: <http://blogs.nature.com/scientificdata/2017/12/12/authors-corner-open-data-open-review-and-open-dialogue-in-making-social-sciences-plausible/>