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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Inaugural Forum


The inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum took place on 13-18 November 2023. Shaw Laureates and distinguished scientists spent a week in Hong Kong interacting with almost 200 young scientists and Forum Ambassadors from around the world, sharing their views, experience and aspirations in various scientific fields. The week of programme consisted of world-class intellectual seminars, discussion groups, 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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Exploring New Horizons 2024

"Exploring New Horizons 2024" is one of the activities under "the HKLF Science Explorer Award Scheme 2023/2024 for Secondary Students", launched by the Council of the Hong Kong Laureate Forum. In this activity, senior secondary school students can visit local universities and research institutions' laboratories and engage in dialogue with local scientists and researchers, to gain a deeper understanding of scientists' work, cultivate their interest in science, and ignite their pursuit of scientific research advancement.

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Science in the Community

Rise and Succumb: Human Brain Neurons Undergo Rapid Aging upon Re-entering the Cell Cycle

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The Shoelace Problem – What's the Best Way to Lace Your Shoes?

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