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

Professor Dennis Lo has been honoured with the prestigious Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award for his pioneering contributions to non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), along with other ground-breaking advances.

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...

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

Nine distinguished scholars from local universities received the Croucher awards.

Welcome Class of 2019 16 December 2019

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

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.

Croucher Foundation Day Dinner 2018 11 December 2018

Croucher Foundation celebrates its 39th anniversary on the evening of Friday, December 7, 2018.

Welcome Class of 2018 10 December 2018

21 outstanding scientists have been awarded the 2018 Croucher Scholarship, Fellowship and Studentship.

Scholar wins award for cancer breakthroughs 15 November 2018

Jun Yu received an award for her contributions to the Chinese science community.

CSA: BBQ boat trip in Sai Kung 5 November 2018

Croucher scholars had an enjoyable day spent in Sai Kung on 3 Nov.

Professor Francis Chan receives award 18 October 2018

Professor Chan is the first Chinese scholar to be selected for the International Leadership Award.

Professor Kwai-man Luk elected as a fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering 20 September 2018

Professor Kwai-man Luk (Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2001) of the City University of Hong Kong has been named a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK in recognition of his contributions to advancing the development of antennas.Over the past three decades, Luk has made a great impact on the wideband antenna development, prompting further research around the world, and contr...