Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - How Nobel Prizes Are Won

How Nobel Prizes Are Won

The Faculty of Science of The Chinese University of Hong Kong has been dedicated to promoting science to the general public, especially to young people. In addition to our annual Popular Science Talks, where our faculty members give talks on cutting-edge topics of science, we are pleased to hold a special Popular Science Lecture Series on research that covers topics related to each year’s Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine.

This year, the Popular Science Special Lecture Series: How Nobel Prizes Are Won will be held on 4 December 2020 (Friday) via ZOOM Webinar. To participate, please register through the on-line registration platform by 1 December 2020 (Tuesday).   

Poster 2020  

Date 4 December 2020 (Friday)
Time 4:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. (ZOOM Webinar)
Enquiries 3943 5523 / 3943 1993 / sfo@cuhk.edu.hk


Lecture Series Topics: 

First Talk

Genetic Scissors
(Science behind the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020)

Prof. XIA Jiang

Department of Chemistry
(In English)

Second Talk

Hepatitis C – A Success Story from Being Unknown to Having a Cure
(Science behind the Physiology or Medicine 2020)

Prof. CHOW Hei Man Kim

School of Life Sciences
(In Cantonese)

Third Talk

Irreversible Exits of the Universe – Black Holes
(Science behind the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020)

Prof. CHU Ming Chung 

Department of Physics
(In Cantonese)