News from NTN September25 Today, the winners of the second “Science Exploration Award” are officially announced. Each of the 50 young scientists will receive a total of 3 million yuan in prizes from the Tencent Foundation in the next 5 years , and they can freely dispose of them. Use of bonuses.
▲ Source: Tencent
According to the information, the “Science Exploration Award” was established by Ma Huateng, the founder of the Tencent Foundation, and Rao Yi, a professor at Peking University, together with scientists such as Yang Zhenning, Mao Shude, and He Huawu, on November 9, 2018. The Tencent Foundation will invest 1 billion yuan in start-up funds to fund the award.
The average age of the 50 winners this time is less than 40 years old, including 5 women, 6 winners 35 years old and below, and the youngest winner is only 30 years old.
In addition, more than 800 “academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences” participated in the nomination, recommendation and evaluation process of this year’s awards.
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