About The Hong Kong
Laureate Forum

The Hong Kong Laureate Forum aspires to be a world-class academic exchange event to connect the current and next generations of leaders in scientific pursuit, and to promote understanding and interests of the young generation in Hong Kong and around the world in various disciplines in science and technology.

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2021 Forum

 

The inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum will take place on 15-20 November 2021. Shaw Laureates and distinguished scientists will spend a week in Hong Kong interacting with about 200 young scientists from around the world, sharing their views, experience and aspirations in various scientific fields. The week of programme will consist of world-class intellectual seminars, discussion groups, workshops, poster sessions and visits to the latest Hong Kong scientific development projects, universities and institutes as well as cross-cultural social activities.

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Shaw Laureates

 
The Shaw Prize is an international award to honour individuals who are currently active in their respective fields and who have recently achieved distinguished and significant advances, who have made outstanding contributions in academic and scientific research or applications, or who in other domains have achieved excellence. 

 

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Great Conjunction

In Astronomy, conjunction refers to the observation that two astronomical objects are very close in the sky when observed from a specific object such as Earth. When a conjunction occurs, the locations of the two objects have either the same right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude as observed from Earth…

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Science in the Community

Prophecy Fulfilled?

25 Mar, 2021

The first discovery of gravitational waves was made during the first so-called observation run, extended stretches of data taking, between September 2015 and January 2016. During this first observation run, Advanced LIGO made two detections of gravitational waves, both originating in the collision of two black holes…

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A Study on Multiscale Kinetic Models with Uncertainties

25 Mar, 2021

Kinetic equations are widely used in many important areas such as rarefied gas, plasma physics, astrophysics, and have also seen a host of new applications such as semiconductor device modeling, environmental, social and biological sciences…

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Technology Adoption among the Elderly – Smart Older Adults in the New Decades

25 Mar, 2021

Information and communication technology (ICT) keeps advancing at a skyrocketing speed and complexity. Meanwhile, many developed societies are seeing an ageing population as a result of advancement in modern medicine as well as improvement in nutrition and public health…

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