Lau Oi Wah Memorial Science Lecture Series
Former Dean of Science Professor Lau Oi Wah recognized the importance of nurturing young minds of the next generation and the necessity to bringing scientific knowledge and advancement to the public. First held in 2005, the annual Lau Oi Wah Memorial Science Lecture Series – jointly sponsored by the Faculty of Science and the Lau Oi Wah Memorial Fund – has been one of the ways the members of the Faculty of Science at The Chinese University of Hong Kong carry on Professor Lau’s dedication to igniting a passion for science among high school students.
Popular Science Special Lecture Series
How to Win a Nobel Prize?
This year, the Faculty of Science is pleased to hold a Popular Special Science Lecture Series “How to Win a Nobel Prize?” for the general public, especially to young people. We hope to deliver more science knowledge by explaining the science behind world-class scientific research.
Popular Science Talks
This is an undertaking in our outreach programme which was started in 1992/93. The Faculty sends our teachers to secondary schools and external organizations such as the Hong Kong Science Museum to deliver popular science lectures to students and the general public.
Prof. Chan Kin-shing of the Department of Chemistry gave a Popular Science Talk entitled "Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 and 20xx" on 17 January 2011. For a video clip of the lecture, please click here. For the photo album of the lecture, please click here.
Science Faculty Research Day
BIO-X Lunch Colloquium
Iron Man of Science Competition
The Faculty first launched the Iron Man of Science Competition in the summer of 1999. 80 secondary school students were invited to participate in the pilot programme, many of whom expressed support for the project to be carried out as an annual event, attesting to the popularity of the event among Hong Kong secondary school students.
Pilot Science Research Programmes for Secondary School Students in 2001-2002
This novel Programme was held 2002 at the CUHK. It aims at providing secondary school science students with essential and updated knowledge in life and physical sciences as well as general science and research methodology through lectures, practicals, information technology and face-to-face discussions with expert researchers. The purpose of the Programme is to arouse students’ interest and to further their understanding of new developments in science by participating in an authentic research environment.
A Science Enrichment Programme for Secondary 3-4 students
The Science Enrichment Programme is supported by the Quality Education Fund. It is a three-phase programme for Secondary 3 students who exhibit high passion and capability in science. The programme provides students with opportunities to explore and develop their higher order thinking skills, creativity and personal-social competences. It covers a series of learning and training activities in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences. The activities are designed to nurture students' multiple intelligences and to foster their all-round development in sciences.
Summer Science Programme
The first Summer Science Programme was held from 18-21 July 2006 and attracted two hundred 12-15 year-old participants. The goals of this event are to bring science to life, create a passion for learning science among students and to allow young students to learn in a relaxed and playful environment. Participants spend 4 days and 3 night in a quest to find solutions to mental quizzes, physical challenges, participate science workshops and talks, hands-on experiments, group activities, and etc.