Shaw Prize Lecture

The College has the privilege of hosting a public lecture delivered by one of the Shaw Laureates in Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine or Mathematical Sciences. 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.

  • The Shaw Prize LectureProfessor Maria JASIN, Shaw Laureate in Life Science and Medicine 2019
  • The Shaw Prize LectureDr. Jean-Loup PUGET, Shaw Laureate in Astronomy 2018
  • The Shaw Prize LectureProfessor Claire VOISIN, Shaw Laureates in Mathematical Sciences 2017
  • The Shaw Prize LectureProfessor János KOLLÁR, Shaw Laureates in Mathematical Sciences 2017

For more information about the Shaw Prize, please visit its official homepage.

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Introductory Lecture

To facilitate a better understanding of the achievements of the Shaw Laureates, to explain to general public reasons for their being awarded and the importance of their researches, introductory lectures have been held every year before the Shaw Prize Lectures. Professors from CUHK of related field of the Shaw Laureates were speakers.

With DNA repair: double loss (break) is not scary at all (19 September 2019)

by Professor CHOW Hei-man Kim and Professor WONG Wing-tak Jack

The unseen universe (20 September 2018)

by Dr. LIN Lap-ming

A novel about algebraic geometry (20 September 2017)

by Professor Chan Kwok-wai

Genetic studies of rare diseases (22 September 2016)

by Professor CHAN Ho-yin Edwin, Professor CHAN Ting-fung

Earth 2.0 (23 September 2015)

by Professor CHU Ming-chung, Professor HUI Ho-lam Jerome