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PolyU SCIENCE Young Talents Competition

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Thank you for joining the online preliminary round on 19 Jan! We are thrilled to have over 370 teams from more than 150 schools participating in the competition.

Please click here for the list of the qualified teams entering the Final Competition at PolyU on 16 March 2024! Results and information on the Final Competition for the qualified teams have been sent to the teacher advisors via email.

Kindly note that the score results of the teams that participated in the preliminary round will not be shared.

Introduction 比賽介紹

poster_sytc2024The Faculty of Science at PolyU aims to cultivate the next generation of young scientists by organising the “PolyU SCIENCE Young Talents Competition” for secondary school students. This event, which runs from January to March 2024, offers two rounds of competition to assess participants' theoretical knowledge while also giving them a chance to gain hands-on laboratory experience. This allows them to explore their interests and get a first-hand look at advanced research facilities at PolyU.


Participating teams will take part in an online Preliminary Round, with the qualified teams progressing to the Final Competition at PolyU. During the final stage, teams will have the opportunity to conduct exciting and challenging experiments in PolyU laboratories. All questions and tasks throughout the competition will be centred around four areas: Biology and Food Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

In addition to receiving attractive cash rewards, the overall winning teams will have the opportunity to intern with our Star Professors during Summer 2024. We warmly invite you to participate in this thrilling competition!

為培育下一代科學青年人才,理學院將於2024年1月至3月舉辦「理大科學青年人才比賽」。比賽旨在評估中學生的理論知識,並在理大的先進實驗室中提供實踐學習的機會,讓參賽者能夠發掘對科學的興趣。


比賽將分為兩個階段。 隊伍將於第一輪出席線上預賽。表現優秀的隊伍將獲邀到理大校園進行決賽。 在決賽中,參賽隊伍將在理大實驗室參與有趣且具有挑戰性的實驗,兩個階段的問題和任務將涵蓋生物與食品科學、化學、數學及物理四個科目。


除了可以獲得豐富的現金獎外,勝出隊伍更能獲得於2024年暑假參與理學院星級教授研究實習的寶貴機會。歡迎大家踴躍報名參加!

Eligibility 參賽資格

  • Secondary 4 - 5 / Grade 10 - 11 / Year 11 - 12 students in 2023/24 academic year who possess valid HKIDs;

    於2023/24 學年就讀中四至中五 / 第 10-11級 / 第 11-12 班並持有有效香港身份証的學生;

  • Each participating team should consist of 3 - 4 students nominated by their secondary school, along with 1 teacher advisor from the same school;

    每支參賽隊伍需經由學校提名,及由3 - 4名來自同一所學校的學生1位學校導師組成;

  • Each school can nominate up to 4 teams for the competition. A teacher can lead a maximum of 2 teams

    每所學校最多可提名4支團隊參賽。每位教師最多可帶領2支團隊

Registration 報名

  • Online registration will be open from 1 November to 22 December 2023.

    網上報名將於202311月1日起至1222期間開放。

  • Teams should be nominated by schools through the completion of the online registration form.

    參賽隊伍需由學校提名,並填妥網上報名表格

  • This form requires the school name, teacher adviser’s and participating students' details. Please note that the contact email of the teacher advisor will be the primary mode of communication for all related updates.

    網上報名需要填寫學校名稱、學校導師和參賽學生的資料。學校導師的電郵將用作聯絡及接收消息的指定郵箱。

  • Once registration has been successfully completed, a confirmation email will be sent by the Faculty of Science.

    成功報名的隊伍將會收到由理學院發出的確認電郵。

 

Registration Fee 參賽費用

  • Free of charge

    免費

Registration Deadline 申請截止日期

  • 22 December 2023

    2023年12月22日

Important Dates 重要日期

 

1 Nov - 22 Dec 2023
Open for Application
開始接受報名
30 Nov 2023 Online Briefing Session
網上比賽簡介會
Jan 2024 Confirmation of Successful Applications
確認參賽申請
19 Jan 2024 Preliminary Round
預賽

Early Feb 2024 Announcement of the Qualified Teams for the Final Competition
公佈決賽隊伍名單
Mar 2024 Online Briefing for Qualified Teams
決賽簡介會
16 Mar 2024 Final Competition at PolyU campus
決賽

 

Qualified Teams for Final Competition
決賽隊伍名單

 

List of qualified teams (listed in alphabetical order by the name of schools)
決賽隊伍名單 (依學校名稱順序排列)

 
 Team Number School
 BLMCSS1  Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School
 BLMCSS3  Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School
 BLMCSS4  Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School
 BPS0003  Belilios Public School
 CARMEL3  Carmel Secondary School
 CCCHWC1  CCC Heep Woh College
 DBS0001  Diocesan Boys' School
 DGS0002  Diocesan Girls' School
 WTSMC01  HKSYCIA Wong Tai Shan Memorial College
 HPCCSS4  Hoi Ping Chamber of Commerce Secondary School
 HKBUAS4  HKBU Affiliated School Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School
 LASA002  La Salle College
 MSC0001  Munsang College
 CLSCMC1  PLK Centenary Li Shiu Chung Memorial College
 CLSCMC2  PLK Centenary Li Shiu Chung Memorial College
 PLFC001  PLK Laws Foundation College
 PLFC002  PLK Laws Foundation College
 TYTC002 PLK Tang Yuk Tien College
 TYTC003 PLK Tang Yuk Tien College
 PKC0001  Pui Kiu College
 PKC0003  Pui Kiu College
 QES0002  Queen Elizabeth School
 SKWGSS1  Shau Kei Wan Government Secondary School
 SYSS001  Sing Yin Secondary School
 SYSS002  Sing Yin Secondary School
 SBBSS03  SKH Bishop Baker Secondary School
 MST0001  SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School
 SLKMSS1  SKH Lam Kau Mow Secondary School
 SLWMSS1  SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School
 STSKSS2  SKH Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School
 STSTSS2  SKH Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School
 STSTSS3  SKH Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School
 SMARKS1  St. Mark's School
 SMCC003  St. Mary's Canossian College
 SPC0003  St. Paul's College
 TKPSS01  Tin Ka Ping Secondary School
 WYC0004  Wa Ying College
 YWC0001  Ying Wa College
 YWC0002  Ying Wa College
 YCKMC03  Yu Chun Keung Memorial College
  • Information on the Final Competition has been sent to the teacher advisors via email.
    有關決賽的安排已透過電郵通知學校導師。
  • Kindly note that the score results of the teams that participated in the preliminary round will not be shared.
    所有隊伍於預賽的分數結果不會公佈。

Final Competition 決賽

  • Date: 16 March 2024 (Sat)

    日期: 2024年3月16日(星期六)

  • Time: 9am – 6:30pm

    時間: 上午9:00 – 下午6:30

  • The Final Competition will consist of four parallel sessions in the following streams: Biology & Food Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

    比賽將分四場進行,分別為:生物與食品科學, 化學,數學,物理。

  • All teams will need to complete four tasks within the laboratory facility or classroom, with each task lasting 75 minutes.

    參賽隊伍需要在實驗室或教室中完成 4 項指定任務。 每個任務限時75分鐘。

  • All participants must attend all sessions on the PolyU campus in person.

    所有參賽隊伍必須親身出席理大校園參加所有項目。

Prizes 獎項

1. Overall Winning Teams 勝出隊伍

  • Champion  – Cash Prize HK$20,000

    冠軍 – 現金獎港幣$20,000 

  • First runner-up – Cash Prize HK$10,000

    亞軍 – 現金獎港幣$10,000

  • Second runner-up – Cash Prize HK$5,000

    季軍 – 現金獎港幣$5,000

*In addition to receiving attractive cash rewards, the overall winning teams will have the opportunity to intern with our Star Professors during Summer 2024.

*除了可以獲得豐富的現金獎外,勝出隊伍更能獲得於2024年暑假參與理學院星級教授研究實習的寶貴機會。

 

2. Teams with Excellent Performance 團隊表現優異獎

  • Apart from the overall winners, the teams with excellent performance will receive cash prizes, which are HK$2,000 for the team with the highest score, and HK$1,000 for the rest.

    除了勝出隊伍外,表現優異的隊伍將獲得現金獎。第一名隊伍獲得現金獎港幣$2,000,其餘隊伍每隊獲得現金獎港幣$1,000。

 

3. Awardees will be given favourable consideration for admission to PolyU.

    得獎者報讀理大將優先獲得考慮。

Adverse Weather Arrangement 惡劣天氣下的安排

The competition will be suspended without prior notice in case of inclement weather i.e. Tropical Cyclone Signal No.8 or above; and/or the Red/Black Rainstorm Signal as announced by the Education Bureau by 7:00 a.m. on any of the competition day. If the competition cannot be conducted as scheduled, teacher advisors will be informed of the follow-up arrangements via email in due course.

The makeup dates are as follows:
Online Preliminary Round: 23 January 2024 (Tuesday)
Final Competition: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)

Updated announcements will also be made on the competition website. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University reserves the right to change or cancel any of the programmes under the PolyU SCIENCE Young Talents Competition if it is affected by adverse weather. The decision of the organiser will be final and binding on all parties concerned.

 

於任何比賽日期間,如因惡劣天氣(如八號或以上熱帶氣旋信號及/或紅/黑色暴雨信號),教育局於上午七時前發出停課通知,當天比賽將暫停,我們將適時以電郵通知學校導師後續安排。

有關比賽日程將會順延,安排如下:
預賽:2024年1月23日(星期二)
決賽:2024年3月23日(星期六)

更新公告將在比賽網站上發布。香港理工大學保留受惡劣天氣影響而更改或取消理大科學青年人才比賽的權利。主辦單位的決定為最終決定,對各方均有約束力。

Enquiry 查詢

For enquiries, please contact Faculty of Science by phone 3400 2689/ 2766 5385 or Email fs.sytc@polyu.edu.hk.

如有任何查詢,請致電3400 2689/ 2766 5385或電郵至fs.sytc@polyu.edu.hk與香港理工大學理學院聯絡。

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