The Shaw Prize Award Ceremony 2021 (Live Streaming) Press Invitation

21 Oct 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its rippling effects on travel and event-related restrictions, The Shaw Prize Award Ceremony 2021 will be held virtually on Thursday, 28 October 2021. The ceremony will be live-streamed on website, Facebook page and YouTube Channel of The Shaw Prize.

The Shaw Prize, which was launched in 2002, consists of three annual prizes: Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences. Each prize carries a monetary award of US$1.2 million. This is the eighteenth year that the Prize has been awarded and there are five Shaw Laureates in 2021.

You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to join the virtual Award Ceremony. Details are as follows:

Date: 28 October 2021 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00pm (1000 GMT)
Venue: Live Streaming

Broadcast channels:
“The Shaw Prize” Website:
“The Shaw Prize” Facebook Page:
“The Shaw Prize” YouTube Channel:
“The Shaw Prize” Weibo:

For the programme of the Ceremony, please refer to here. Archived video can be viewed later on the website.

If you have any press enquiries, please contact Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd:

Joanne Yik Tel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710

Invited by The Shaw Prize Foundation
Presented by Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd

21 October 2021  Hong Kong