Meet the Shaw Laureates 2016

“Meet the Shaw Laureates 2016 -
The challenges and the joy of doing science"
Popular Science Forum


Forum Schedule


Date:
29-9-2016 (Thursday)
Venue:
Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
 
Meeting the Shaw Laureates in Astronomy 2016
Time:
2:00pm – 3:15pm
Speakers:
Professor Kip S Thorne
(Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus, California Institute of Technology, USA)
Professor Rainer Weiss
(Professor Emeritus of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
 
Meeting the Shaw Laureate in Mathematical Sciences 2016
Time:
3:15pm – 3:45pm
Speaker:
Professor Nigel J Hitchin
(Savilian Professor of Geometry, Oxford University, UK)
 
Meeting the Shaw Laureates in Life Science and Medicine 2016
Time:
3:45pm – 4:45pm
Speakers:
Professor Adrian P Bird
(Buchanan Professor of Genetics, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK)
 
Professor Huda Y Zoghbi
(Professor of Pediatrics & Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, USA)
 
Moderators:
Professor Kenneth Young
(Vice-chairman of the Board of Adjudicators of The Shaw Prize and Master, CW Chu College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
 
Professor Wai-Yee Chan
(Council Member of The Shaw Prize and Director, School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)