CUHK: Popular Science Special Lecture Series: How Nobel Prizes Are Won

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Date: 30 November 2018 (Friday)

Time: 4:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Venue: LT1, Cheng Yu Tung Building (CYT), CUHK

Register: Online Registration

Enquiries: 3943 5523 / 3943 1993 /


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 every year on research that has garnered scientists recent Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, in Physics, and in Physiology or Medicine.  By explaining the science behind world-class scientific research, we hope to bring to life the sense of excitement and participation in the progress of science to senior secondary students and the general public.

This year, the Popular Science Special Lecture Series: How Nobel Prizes Are Won will be held on 30 November 2018 (Friday). To participate, please register through the on-line registration platform on or before 27 November 2018 (Tuesday).


Lecture Series Topics:  

First Talk


Evolution in a Test Tube
(Science behind the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018)

Prof. XIA Jiang

Department of Chemistry

Second Talk


Taking brakes off Immune System to attack Cancer
(Science behind the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018)

Dr. Iris K.S. PANG

School of Life Sciences

Third Talk


Laser once more 
(Science behind Nobel Prize in Physics 2018)

Prof. WANG Dajun

Department of Physics

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