Croucher Foundation News

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Croucher awardee receives Porter Medal 2020 29 June 2020

Professor Vivian Yam has been awarded the Porter Medal 2020.

Croucher Fellow receives Otto Hahn Medal and Award 24 June 2020

Dr Chun So has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal and Otto Hahn Award.

COVID-19 special edition 10 June 2020

A special news section to keep the global and local community up to date with their many contributions.

COVID 19 special edition 28 April 2020

In this special Croucher newsletter, we have investigated Hong Kong’s contribution, talked to some of the leading virologists, microbiologists and epidemiologists, sought expert opinion on the implications for mental health, and public health education, and compiled a round-up of COVID-19 research outputs from different universities in the city.

Shenzhen honour for Croucher Fellow 27 April 2020

Congratulations to Professor Che Chi Ming.

Croucher senior research fellow receives Nick Holonyak Jr Award 3 March 2020

Professor Kei May Lau has been named the 2020 recipient of the Optical Society’s prestigious Nick Holonyak Jr Award.

Non-invasive prenatal testing pioneer receives Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award 21 January 2020

Professor Dennis Lo (Croucher Senior Medical Research Fellowship 2006) has been...

Croucher scholars selected as highly cited researchers of the year 2 January 2020

Ten Croucher scholars have been named “Highly Cited Researchers 2019” by Clarivate Analytics in recognition of their research output.The highly anticipated list identifies scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers. A total of 6,216 resear...

Welcome Class of 2019 16 December 2019

25 outstanding scientists have been awarded the 2019 Croucher Scholarship, Fellowship and Studentship.

Croucher Innovation Awards 2019 and Senior Research Fellowships 2020 16 December 2019

Nine distinguished scholars from local universities received the Croucher awards.

Max Planck Croucher Symposium 2019 29 November 2019

Scientists gathered at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University to discuss topics, ranging from Matter to Life.

Inspiring next-generation scientists to tackle vital global challenges 22 October 2019

Summer 2019 proved an eye-opener for Lau Shing Fai on challenges for trees posed by climate change.

Nerd Nite x CSA 26 July 2019

Croucher Scholars Association organised a public talk in collaboration with Nerd Nite Hong Kong on 22 Jul 2019.

Hong Kong scientists shine in Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards 9 July 2019

13 research projects received the award.

69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 5 June 2019

Two Croucher scholars have been accepted to attend the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting from 30 June to 5 July.

CSA Summer Refresher 10 May 2019

Croucher Scholars Association held a non-alcoholic summer party at Flamingo Bloom in Central on 9 May.

Croucher mathematician elected European Academy fellow 8 May 2019

Professor Yang Tong has been elected a fellow of the European Academy of Sciences.

Neutron scattering lab officially launched 11 March 2019

Hong Kong’s first laboratory on neutron scattering was officially established.

Professor Paul Tam to receive 2020 Rehbein Medal 28 February 2019

Professor Paul Tam is the first Asian to receive the Rehbein Medal.