HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Open utility for the inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board begins at the moment and can finish on 13 December 2020. We welcome undergraduates, postgraduates and PhD graduates who’re aged 35 or under and finding out or conducting analysis in Astronomy, Life Science and Drugs, Mathematical Sciences or different carefully associated topics to use for the Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board and turn out to be one of many 200 chosen younger scientists to be impressed by world-renowned Shaw Laureates. Eligible Younger Scientists are welcome to finish and submit their purposes by way of this hyperlink: https://hklaureateforum.org/en/application-form
The inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board can be held on 15-20 November 2021 in Hong Kong. Being Asia’s world metropolis and a metropolis lengthy celebrated for its vibrancy, Hong Kong is a perfect place for such a global gathering.
Throughout a week-long programme, there can be ample alternatives for exchanges between collaborating Shaw Laureates and the younger scientists. Other than plenary lectures, panel discussions and parallel group periods carried out by Shaw Laureates and different distinguished scientists, the programme may even provide casual and comfy gatherings with loads of probabilities of networking and dialogues. There may even be presentation periods for chosen younger scientists to showcase their newest analysis concepts to spark mental exchanges.
Mrs DO PANG Wai Yee, Secretary-Common of the Council of the Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board (the HKLF) mentioned: “As of at the moment, we now have acquired constructive response from over 20 Shaw Laureates, together with a number of Nobel Laureates and Fields Medalist, to hitch our Discussion board.”
Professor Steven Balbus, Shaw Laureate in Astronomy 2013 remarked: “I’ve nothing however nice reminiscences of Hong Kong and I stay up for many extra. It’s a metropolis that feels thrilling and that issues are working. I feel the Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board goes to be extraordinarily thrilling and a really particular program that’s going to seize the creativeness of the general public.”
Professor Simon White, Shaw Laureate in Astronomy 2017 mentioned: “I feel the importance of the Shaw Prize is as a result of it makes sure features of science seen to a wider public. And this fuels the curiosity which leads individuals to do science, which pushes them to enhance their capabilities. I hope the Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board will make younger individuals actually enthusiastic and interested in science.”
Essentially the most excellent 200 younger scientists can be chosen to hitch the inaugural Discussion board by a Scientific Evaluate Panel comprising native and non-local teachers. All candidates, both profitable or not, will obtain electronic mail notification in April 2021.
For enquiries relating to utility, please contact Discussion board Programmes and Contributors Enquiry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board is an annual scientific change occasion organized by the HKLF. It aspires to be a world-class tutorial change occasion to attach the present and subsequent generations of leaders in scientific pursuit. The Discussion board additionally promotes understanding and pursuits of the younger technology in Hong Kong and all over the world in varied disciplines in science and know-how. The HKLF was launched in Might 2019 and is absolutely sponsored by Lee Shau Kee Basis. The vital accomplice of the HKLF is The Shaw Prize Basis which organizes the annual worldwide award The Shaw Prize.
To the Press
With this press launch, we wish to prolong an invite to the Press to attend and report on the inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Discussion board.