Dr. Tuyen Phuong Nghiem ISET-Vietnam organized a meeting with the rectors and vice rectors of seven universities from Hanoi, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, and the Central and Western regions on 5 June 2015. Dr. Tuyen Phuong Nghiem and her colleagues presented the UCRSEA research framework and provided the group with details about fieldwork research funding and scholarships, among other opportunities. Those in attendance did raise concerns about the high English proficiency required for applicants to the PhD scholarship opportunity.
Participants were enthusiastic about participating in the UCRSEA’s evolving network of universities, academics and other organizations that can connect them to and update them on regionalization, urbanization and climate change issues. The university representatives in attendance kindly offered to distribute the scholarship announcement within their respective