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 all the Chapter’s members, click here.

Planned activities in 2021

  • To provide resources and facilitate 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

25th December 2020 – Seminar on Research Outputs in Social Sciences and Humanities of Vietnam from Scopus database: Overview and Implication: https://edlabasia.org/news/hoi-thao-ket-qua-cong-bo-thuoc-linh-vuc-khoa-hoc-xa-hoi-va-nhan-van-tren-danh-muc-scopus-cua-viet-nam-tong-quan-va-ham-y/ 

18th December 2020 – Translation of the Quick Check Table for Submissions for the ‘Help researchers save time’ campaign: https://ease.org.uk/publications/ease-statements-resources/quick-check-table-for-submissions/

21st November 2020 – Article by Quan Hoang Vuong and Hiep-Hung Pham to introduce the book titled “The Vietnamese Social Sciences at a Fork in the Road”: https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201118123527565

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, La VP, Ho MT, Vuong TT, Ho MT. (2020). Characteristics of retracted articles based on retraction data from online sources through February 2019. Science Editing, 7(1):34-44. https://doi.org/10.6087/kcse.187.

Vuong QH. (2020). The rise of preprints and their value in social sciences and humanities. Science Editing, 7(1):70-72.

Vuong QH. (2020). The limitations of retraction notices and the heroic acts of authors who correct the scholarly record: an analysis of retractions of papers published from 1975-2019. Learned Publishing 33(2):119-130; doi:10.1002/LEAP.1282.

Vuong QH. (2020). Plan S, self-publishing, and addressing unreasonable risks of society publishing. Learned Publishing 33(1):64-68; doi:10.1002/leap.1274.

Vuong QH. (2020). Reform retractions to make them more transparent. Nature 582(7811):149. doi:10.1038/d4158

Vuong QH, Ho MT. (2020). Rethinking editorial management and productivity in the COVID-19 pandemic. European Science Editing, 46:e56541. DOI:10.3897/ese.2020.e56541

Vuong QH (2019). The harsh world of publishing in emerging regions and implications for editors and publishers: The case of Vietnam. Learned Publishing 32(4), 314-324; DOI: 10.1002/LEAP.1255.6-020-01694-x

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): 14-17, DOI: https://doi.org/10.20316/ESE.2019.45.17021.

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/>