27. 12. 2018 Issue 65
Popular Science Special Lecture Series: How Nobel Prizes are won

Three Science professors spoke on "How Nobel Prizes 2018 are Won" at the Popular Science Special Lecture Series on 30 November, 2018 inspiring students through stories of hard work and awardees' passion for science.

The lecture series attracted over 200 secondary students, teachers and visitors this year. Professor Xia Jiang of Department of Chemistry kicked-off the lecture by introducing the evolution of enzymes and the phage display of peptides and antibodies. Dr. Iris Pang of the School of Life Sciences then took audience on a journey to the discovery of cancer therapy and illustrated how to take brakes off the immune system to attack caner. Professor Wang Dajun of the Department of Physics concluded the lecture by discussing the groundbreaking inventions of laser physics, radiation pressure, optical tweezers and their application to biological systems, ultrafast laser, chirped power amplification and high-intensity pulses.  Besides attractive explanatory slides, audiences were also fascinated by the elaborative videos selected by professors to illustrate the interesting theories and ideas.

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Prof. Jiang Liwen presented certificates to three outstanding speakers and expressed his appreciation for commitment in promoting science to youngsters.

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Table of Contents
Orientation Day for Undergraduate Admissions
Popular Science Special Lecture Series: How Nobel Prizes are won
10th Anniversary Symposium of Cell and Molecular Biology
20th Anniversary Symposium of Molecular Biotechnology
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Graduation Ceremonies
Alumni Homecoming Day
Professor Chu Ming Chung has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Conferment of Honorary Professor
Highly Cited Researchers 2018
Croucher Innovation Award and Croucher Senior Research Fellowship
The Hong Kong Mathematics Society Young Scholar Award 2018
Major Progress Made in Plant Multivesicular Body Biogenesis and Membrane Protein Vacuolar Transport
Low-cost and High-precision Nano Chips for Effective Detection of Harmful Substances
Stride in Fruit Nutritional Quality Improvement
Postgraduate Research Output Award 2017
International Quant Championship 2018
Science Students Won Champions In National Innovation Competitions
The Simon Marais Mathematics Competition
Outstanding Students Awards 2018
International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2018

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