Date: 1 December 2015

Nominations are closed for The Shaw Prizes 2016. Thank you very much for all the nominations and support. Adjudication of the nominations will shortly begin and announcement of winners will be made in May/June 2016.


Date: 15 November 2015

Final call for Nomination 2016: all invited nominators please ensure your nomination arrive at the Secretariat’s office on or before 30 November 2015.


Date: 15 October 2015

Call for Nominations 2016 opens 1 September to 30 November 2015. A warm appeal to all invited Nominators to submit their nominations before 30 November.


Date: 5 October 2015

Monetary award for each Shaw Prize in Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine and Mathematical Sciences will be increased from USD1 million to USD1.2 million from the nomination year of 2016.


Date: 2 October 2015

Professor Lin Ma and Professor Chen-Ning Yang have respectively retired from the Council and become Founding Members of the Shaw Prize from October 2015.


Date: 2 October 2015

On 1 October 2015, Professor Chen-Ning Yang retired from the Board of Adjudicators and Professor Yuet-Wai Kan succeeded him as the Chairman of the Board.


Date: 24 September 2015

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2015 was held in 24 September 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Honourable CY Leung, Chief Executive of the HKSAR presented the awards to the five Laureates.


Date: 24 September 2015

The 12th Award Presentation Ceremony of The Shaw Prize will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Thursday, 24 September 2015.


Date: 24 September 2015

Press are cordially invited to attend the Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony. It will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Thursday, 24 September 2015.


Date: 24 September 2015

Shaw Lecture on Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine and Mathematical Sciences will be held at participating universities on 25 September 2015.


Date: 24 September 2015

The Shaw Prize Public Forum will be held at Hong Kong Science Museum on 26 September 2015.


Date: 24 September 2015

Invitations to nominate Shaw Laureates 2016 have been sent today. Nomination Deadline falls on 30 November 2015. Monetary award for each prize will increase from 2016.


Date: 1 June 2015

Shaw Laureates 2015 announced in Press Conference on 1 June 2015.


Date: 1 June 2015

2015 Shaw Prize Press Conference will be held today (1 June 2015) at 3:00pm announcing Shaw Laureates in Astronomy, Life Science & Medicine and Mathematical Sciences.


Date: 1 June 2015

Announcement of the Shaw Laureates 2015 will be made on 1 June 2015 (Monday). Press are cordially invited to attend the Announcement Press Conference to be held on Monday, 1 June 2015.