DayMay 13, 2024

The Hong Kong Prize and the Duke of Edinburgh Award

In the hongkong prize, participants are given the chance to showcase their work and gain exposure in one of Asia’s premier science hubs. This competition is open to scientists from Southeast Asia, mainland China, and the rest of the world, allowing them to expand their networks and boost their career prospects. The prestigious award also provides financial prizes and access to the city’s premier research facilities. Those interested in the prize can visit its website for more information and to apply.

Founded to promote Hong Kong as a scientific hub, this prize honors outstanding researchers whose work is relevant to the region. Selection is conducted by an expert panel that aims to identify groundbreaking projects with the potential to benefit the people of the region. Winners receive cash prizes and have the opportunity to present their research at an awards ceremony, further boosting their career prospects.

Copy editor James Cook won second runner-up in the Best Headline category for his innovative title In the Green Fast Lane, for a story on Hong Kong’s efforts to accelerate the adoption of public and private electric vehicles. The Hong Kong Prize judges were impressed by his commitment to improving the lives of people in the region through his use of data and storytelling.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a global youth initiative, launched by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 1956, that encourages young people to direct their energies towards positive social change. There are more than 130 Operating Authorities around the globe running the Award in secondary schools, tertiary institutes and uniformed groups. It has attracted more than 1,300,000 young people from 142 countries and territories, including 40,000 in Hong Kong. The programme is also a platform for youth to express themselves and contribute to their community through creative activities.

Golden Sixty made history by becoming the first horse in Hong Kong racing to clinch a hat-trick of Group One wins when he won the Stewards’ Cup, Gold Cup and Champions Mile on Friday night. The victory made him the joint champion miler with Beauty Generation, who also won the race in 2015. Lucky Sweynesse was third in the same category for his resounding win in the Jockey Club Sprint Cup.

The hongkong prize is one of the top high school contests that recognize academic achievement and extracurricular participation. The contest is open to all enrolled students in Hong Kong and the top ten finalists will receive both monetary awards and shopping vouchers. Those interested in participating should make sure to read all rules and regulations thoroughly before entering to avoid any issues later on.