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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Epidemiological Study on Coronavirus 2019 at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Coronavirus 2019-20 (COVID-19) pandemic has already caused tremendous impact on global public health, world economy and socioeconomic landscape.……

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Science in the Community

Beyond Vaccines

24 Sep, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic (the Pandemic) has swept through the whole world for over half a year. There seems no sign of slowing down…

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Interview with 2015 Shaw Laureate - Mr William J Borucki

22 Sep, 2020

The Shaw Prize in Astronomy 2015 was awarded to astronomer and space scientist Mr William J Borucki for his work in conceiving and leading the Kepler Mission, which greatly advanced our knowledge of both extrasolar planetary systems and stellar interiors…

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IMMC 2020 Greater China Challenge – Credibility Assessment of Online News

16 Sep, 2020

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” This adage has never been truer than in the era of online media…

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