Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) at last year’s ceremony to honour scientific achievement with (left) Nobel prizewinner and pharmacologist Tu Youyou and (right) physicist Zhao Zhongxian. Photo: Xinhua

Who will be named China’s next top scientist? The countdown begins

  • Regarded as the Chinese Nobel Prizes, the annual national science and technology awards have been running since 1955
  • Focus is on original work that could lead international research
Topic |   China science

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) at last year’s ceremony to honour scientific achievement with (left) Nobel prizewinner and pharmacologist Tu Youyou and (right) physicist Zhao Zhongxian. Photo: Xinhua
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