The Shaw Prize 2023 Award Presentation Ceremony will be held on 12 Nov 2023

17 Oct 2023

2023 marks a significant milestone as the Shaw Prize celebrates its 20th anniversary. After three years of virtual celebration, we are thrilled to announce that we will be gathering in person once again. Shaw Laureates from the current year and the past three years will receive their awards at the Award Presentation Ceremony on 12 November 2023, at the Grand Hall of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong. The Ceremony will be officiated by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Honourable John KC Lee.

Shaw Prize Award  Presentation Ceremony 2023
Date: 12 November 2023 (Sunday)
Time: 19:00
Venue: Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong

The Shaw Laureates 2023:

Astronomy Matthew Bailes

Duncan Lorimer
Maura McLaughlin

(Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery)
(West Virginia University)
(West Virginia University)
Life Science and Medicine Patrick Cramer
Eva Nogales
(Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences, Germany)
(University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Mathematical Sciences Vladimir Drinfeld
Shing-Tung Yau
(University of Chicago)
(University of Tsinghua)

The Shaw Prize Lectures 2023 will follow on the day after the Ceremony. Three Lectures (Lectures on The Shaw Prize in Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences) given by the respective Laureates will be hosted by three universities in Hong Kong. Details are as follow.

The Shaw Lectures 2023
Date: 13 November 2023 (Monday)

Shaw Lecture in Astronomy
Time: 15:00
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Hosted by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Shaw Lecture in Life Science and Medicine
Time: 16:00
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Hosted by The Hong Kong University
Shaw Lecture in Mathematical Sciences
Time: 17:00
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Hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Shaw Prize 2023 Exhibition
The Shaw Prize Exhibition showcasing the award-winning researches of the 2023 Shaw Laureates will also be held at the Hong Kong Science Museum starting from 10 November 2023 to 10 January 2024. Please click here for more information.