The Shaw Prize Foundation announced the Shaw Laureates for 2012 at a Press Conference held on 29 May 2012 at Hong Kong time 15:30 (GMT 07:30).
The Shaw Prize in Astronomy is awarded in equal shares to
Professor David C Jewitt and Professor Jane Luu
The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine is awarded in equal shares to
Professor Franz-Ulrich Hartl and Professor Arthur L Horwich
The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded to
Professor Maxim Kontsevich