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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Last Solar Eclipse in 2019

On 26 December 2019, there was an annular eclipse occurred. However, people could only see the partial eclipse in Hong Kong. What is the partial eclipse? What is the difference between it and annular eclipse? How should we observe this kind of celestial events?

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PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

THE SHAW PRIZE 2019 - MARIA JASIN

Maria Jasin's work showed that localized double strand breaks in DNA stimulate recombination in mammalian cells. This seminal work was essential...

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW ON PHOENIX TV HK CHANNEL

Prof Timothy Tong, BBS, JP, Chairman of the HKLF, was invited to the TV programme “News Decoder”…

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LAUNCHING CEREMONY OF THE HKLF

The HKLF held a ceremony on 14 May 2019 at Government House Ballroom to celebrate…

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