The HK Prize For Excellence in Clinical Research

hk prize is one of the premier high school contests rewarding academic achievements, extracurricular participation and leadership abilities. It also offers students the opportunity to win monetary prizes and access to Hong Kong’s premier research facilities. The competition encourages more young people to pursue science and fosters an international outlook.

The prize is based on the principle of fairness, impartiality and free competition. Its selection process is independent of sponsorship or committee influences, and is aimed at honoring scientists whose research has profoundly affected the lives of mankind. Winners will receive a cash award and a trophy. They will have the opportunity to conduct scientific research at world-class universities and laboratories in Hong Kong.

The Prize is intended to recognize excellence in the field of clinical research. It is open to Academy Fellows whose research is published in a peer-reviewed medical journal between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2020. The research should be directly relevant to clinical practice and of significant societal benefit. Clinical studies, observational and epidemiological studies as well as meta-analyses and review articles are eligible for submission.

This year, the finalists ranged from a student who used technology to assist homeless students to an artist who interprets human rights concepts into fine art concepts. All finalists receive scholarships that will help them with their studies and are encouraged to continue pursuing their passions in the future.

Hong Kong film director Benny Chan won the best director prize for his cops-and-robbers actioner Raging Fire at the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, while a documentary about a reporter exposing cases of abuse in a care home won the audience’s choice award. Emperor Motion Pictures’ The Goldfinger, a drama about a major corruption scandal, won the best screenplay and best cinematography awards.

US lawmakers have called for the Nobel Peace Prize to be awarded to Hong Kong democracy activists rounded up by Beijing for peacefully expressing their political views. They said the move would be in line with previous Nobel winners, such as Nazi critic Carl von Ossietzky, Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov and Polish politician Lech Walesa, all of whom were imprisoned for their work.

The HK Prize is one of Asia’s premier awards and draws thousands of applicants each year. The prize was created in 2016 to recognise individuals who advance world civilisation and inspire others towards a harmonious society. It offers winners a chance to gain valuable experience by working at some of Hong Kong’s premier research facilities, and to expose their work to the world while maintaining high moral integrity standards. The winner of the HK Prize will also receive a cash prize and a trophy. Those wishing to submit their applications should follow the guidelines on the official website. Those who do not meet the requirements will be disqualified. The Board reserves the right to terminate the Prize and withdraw the prize money, certificate and trophy if any of the rules are violated.