2021年丘成桐中学科学奖亚洲赛区参赛指南

2021年丘成桐中学科学奖亚洲赛区参赛指南

2021丘成桐中学科学奖亚洲赛区时间及规则已经公布

  •      from February : Call for application (开始电询申请)
  •      31 May : Deadline for registration (5月31日 注册截止)
  •      13 June : Deadline for submission of research outline by email (6月13日 邮件提交科研摘要)
  •      early-July :Result announcement of initial screening (7月6日 摘要初选结果公布)
  •      31 August : Deadline for shortlisted teams to submit full research report by email(8月31日 晋级名单邮件提交科研论文全文截止日期)
  •      mid-September : Result announcement of referee assessment (9月中旬 评审结果宣布)
  •      late-October : Oral defenses and Award ceremony (10月底 答辩及亚洲赛区颁奖典礼)

2021 Competition

Joining the competition is free of charge! However, any expenses incurred from the participation thereafter will be borne by the participant, e.g., expenses on experiment, travelling, accommodation, etc.*


1. Form your team and register ……

 

  • Each team shall consist of 1 to 3 student member(s) from the SAME secondary school.
  • Each team shall have a supervising teacher^ providing guidance and advice for the research.
  • A school may have more than one team participating in the competition and a supervising teacher may lead more than one team. However, a student can only be listed in ONE team in any subject category. That means it is possible for a student to participate in competition of multiple subject categories, but for each subject category the student can only be listed ONCE.
  • When you are ready, click here to register. The deadline for registration is 31 May 2021.
  • Once your team has been successfully registered, change of team members is normally NOT allowed.
  • To facilitate registration, a registration form sample is provided for reference.

 

2. Start preparing for ……

 

  • Research Outline : Each team shall submit a research outline (in English) by 13 June 2021.
  • Research Report : Each shortlisted team shall submit a research report (in English) by 31 August 2021.
  • Oral Defense : The oral defense (in English) will take place in late-October 2021.

 

3. Concurrent submission

Research reports that have been submitted concurrently with other competitions will NOT be accepted by YHSA(Asia). However, submission in the past, if declared as such in the research report, will be allowed. Concurrent submission or past submission without declaration, if found, will be subject to disqualification.


Submission of Research Outline


Research outline shall be submitted by 13 June 2021 to yauaward@ashk.org.hk. For file over 5MB, please instead send a download link to the above email address.


Format Requirement

 

  • in English
  • in PDF format (A4 size)
  • not more than two pages
  • margins set at a minimum of 2.5 cm
  • line spacing should be 1.5 lines or double (except for quotations, footnotes, references, captions, which may be single-spaced)
  • in one single file (zip your files if you have attachments)
  • file name must be “Registration Number-Research Outline”, e.g., “Math-001-Research Outline”
  • download and use the research outline template

 

Content Requirement

(not more than two A4 pages)

 

  • Name(s) of team member(s) and school, city, country
  • Name of supervising teacher and his/her job title, school/institution, city, country
  • Title of the project
  • Abstract of the project
  • Keywords
  • References

 

To facilitate your preparation of the research outline, a research outline sample is provided for reference.

Submission of Research Report

Competition teams whose research outlines have been shortlisted to enter the second stage of the competition are required submit a research report (in English) by 31 August 2021 to yauaward@ashk.org.hk. For file over 5MB, please instead send a download link to the above email address.  

Format Requirement

 

  • in English
  • in PDF format (A4 size)
  • margins set at a minimum of 2.5 cm
  • line spacing should be 1.5 lines or double (except for quotations, footnotes, references, captions, which may be single-spaced)
  • in one single file (zip your files if you have attachments)
  • file name must be “Registration Number-Research Report”, e.g., “Math-001-Research Report”
  •  download and use the research report template

 

Content Requirement

 

  • Cover page showing
    • Name(s) of team member(s) and school, city, country
    • Name of supervising teacher and his/her position, school/institution, city, country
    • Title of the report
  • Content pages including
    • Title of the report
    • Author(s)
    • Abstract (less than one page)
    • Keywords
    • Table of contents
    • Contents (e.g., introduction to research background & existing research, research materials & approaches, conclusion, discussions, etc.)
  • References
    • References to existing research methods and conclusions must be indicated with clear citations.
    • Each team shall observe the common standard of academic integrity adopted by most journals or degree theses.
  • Acknowledgement indicating
    • all the assistance and contribution you have received for the project.
  • Commitments on academic honesty and integrity
    • All team member(s), including the Supervising Teacher and School Principal of all team member(s), shall sign on the page.
  • Other supplementary documents as deemed applicable (e.g., experiment videos, relevant text/graphic materials, etc.)

 

To facilitate your preparation of the research report, a research report sample is provided for reference.

Remarks: 
*Given the scale, geographic division and limited resources of the Award, YHSA(Asia) does NOT foresee providing any financial support to any competition teams to participate in any of the events/activities in general. However, YHSA(Asia) may provide limited airfare support to students who reside in an Asian region other than Hong Kong, and have entered the third stage of assessment. The maximum level of support for different cities will be announced after the second stage of assessment. Students should buy their air tickets first, then claim for airfare reimbursement (subject to the maximum level of support announced) after the oral defense. 

^Hiring of services from profit-making training/education institution is NOT allowed. 

文章来源:丘成桐中学科学奖亚洲赛区官:https://yauaward-asia.hk/join