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1st HKU-Pasteur Science Slam: Celebrate science through creativity!

Apply now and join us for the 1st HKU-Pasteur Science Slam! Present the scientific subject of your choice in 5 minutes in the most creative way and get a chance to win a 200 euros* prize.

Participate in an innovative initiative to disseminate science through an easy and creative way to engage researchers, from yours and other domains, as well as a non-scientific public.

The objective of this slam is to liaise science and society through a 5-minutes presentation of a scientific concept, thesis or research project with the aim of making it understandable to everyone.


Participants can choose to present the topic of their own research or a general scientific concept of their choice. You're free to pick whatever you feel most comfortable with!


5-minutes intervention using the tool of choice. You can:

· Use a video,

· Create a presentation,

· Propose a game…

The slam gives the participant the possibility to speak about science in their own way, creativity is the word of order!

Save the date

· Date: August 22nd, 2023

· Place: Seminar Room 3, HKJC Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

· Time: 4-5pm


· Be a MPhil or PhD student of HKU-Pasteur or the School of Public Health.

· Presentation must be in English.

. Application deadline: August 8th, 2023


· 1,750HKD, sponsored by the Pasteur Network

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, August 8th

Please note that only selected and shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Should you like to know more or have questions about the event, please contact us at

Organizers: HKU-PRP in collaboration with the Pasteur Network

*Prize amount will be paid in HKD (exact amount to be confirmed according to the exchange rate on August 22nd)


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