Date: December 9, 2020
Time: 7:30pm (HKT; Webinar format)
HKU Academy for the Talented collaborates with the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), a distinguished academic honour society co-founded by Mr. Claes Nobel, to offer the annual Nobel Week for our members. The Nobel Week allows participants from around the world to Stockholm in Sweden to partake in intellectual lectures at Stockholm University, to meet and have a dialogue with the Nobel laureates. Last year, four Academy members attended the Nobel Week 2019.
This year, the Nobel Week Dialogue 2020 will be held virtually for the safety of our members. What's more, the Academy has invited our returnees to share their experiences and how it has made impact on their studies and career plans. Join us on Wednesday, December 9 at 7:30pm (HKT) for a Nobel Webinar to kick off the Nobel Week Dialogue!
Register HERE and we will send you the webinar details! Feel free to invite your friends and families to join us.
“It was such a great honour to attend lectures by the 2019 Nobel laureates in Physics, Chemistry and economical sciences, listen to their debates on current world issues in climate change, nuclear threats and public health with experts from around the world. Meeting great minds such as members of the Nobel committee was a phenomenal opportunity to not only ask them questions on groundbreaking topics they were experts in, but also at which restaurant they had had dinner the previous night and if they recommended I try a kanelbullar (Swedish cinammon roll) there!”
By Tecla Mafa from United World College Thailand International School
“Sitting in the grand lecture hall, being a part of the atmosphere of intense concentration and curiosity in the air, I wished nothing but to be able to one day stand on the very same stage, and tell the world about a discovery that can save lives. Then and there, as I listened in awe to the laureates’ speeches, I promised myself that I would learn from their dedication and steadfast determination, to ask questions and dare to persist on searching for the answer. These would be the proper attitude for a curious mind.”
By Yu Sheung Wing Serena from St. Mary's Canossian College