Announcement of The Shaw Laureates 2011 Press Notification

24 May 2011

The Shaw Prize Foundation will hold a press conference in Hong Kong on Tuesday, 7 June 2011 to announce the Shaw Laureates for 2011.

The information about the Laureates will also be posted on our website at Hong Kong time 1530 (GMT 0730) on that date. Highlights of the press conference will be released worldwide via satellite between Hong Kong time 1930 − 2000 (GMT 1130 − 1200).

The Shaw Laureates 2011 will receive their Awards in Hong Kong at the ceremonial prize-giving on Wednesday, 28 September 2011. The Shaw Prize, which was launched in November 2002, consists of three annual prizes: Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences. Each prize carries a monetary award of US$1 million.

Established under the auspices of Mr Run Run Shaw, the Prize honours individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or application and whose work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on mankind.

The   Shaw   Prize   is   an   international   award   managed   and   administered   by    The   Shaw   Prize   Foundation   based   in   Hong   Kong.  Mr   Shaw   also   founded The Sir Run Run Shaw Charitable Trust and The Shaw Foundation Hong Kong, both dedicated to the promotion of education, scientific and technological research, medical and welfare services, and culture and the arts.


Jeannie Lee Joanne Yik
The Shaw Prize Secretariat Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd
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24 May 2011 Hong Kong