Objectives

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A Chapter of ASHK

Established as a chapter of  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences (ASHK), YASHK leverages on ASHK’s established strengths and network with the academic, industrial and public sectors by capitalizing on its academic excellence and tying in with the region’s development needs.

  

Through the establishment of YASHK, we aim at forming a vibrant community of aspiring young scientists dedicated to serving the community, who will in turn serve to enlighten and groom future talents in science, innovation and technology. More importantly, YASHK will provide a perfect platform for young voices to be heard and for the younger generation to be organized to make meaningful contribution to the Hong Kong community and forging a better research and education environment for science and technology.

Objectives

The objects for which YASHK is established are, for the advancement of education and on a non-profit basis:

  • To encourage young scientists to promote the development and advancement of science and technology in Hong Kong.
  • To encourage young scientists to promote and advance the teaching of science and technology in Hong Kong.
  • To encourage young scientists to educate and inform the public on issues pertaining to science and technology.
  • To foster Hong Kong as a centre of scientific excellence especially with regard to young scientists.To assist ASHK in carrying out the ASHK’s objects.