Nature Awards for Mentoring in Science – China (2015)

For its annual awards for science mentorship in 2015, Nature invited nominations of outstanding scientific mentors in China. Four prizes of ¥50,000 RMB will be awarded, two in northern China and two in southern China. In each region, one of the awards will be for a mid-career mentor and the other for life-time achievement in mentoring. (For an introduction to the awards, see and

Award Winners

Northern China
Lifetime achievement award (joint winners): Xuetao Cao (Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences) & Xingwang Deng (Peking University)
Mid-career award: Yigong Shi (Tsinghua University)

Southern China
Lifetime achievement award: Hongyuan Chen (Institute of Analytical Science and Nanjing University)
Mid-career award: Hongbing Shu (Wuhan University)

Press releases

8 December 2015

Nature recognises distinguished Chinese scientists


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