The Shaw Prize Foundation announced the Shaw Laureates for 2013 at a Press Conference held on 28 May 2013 at Hong Kong time 15:30 (GMT 07:30).

The Shaw Prize in Astronomy  is awarded in equal shares to Professor Steven A Balbus and Professor John F Hawley.

The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine is awarded in equal shares to Professor Jeffrey C Hall, Professor Michael Rosbash and Professor Michael W Young.

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded to Professor David L Donoho.