6th HOPE meeting, Tokyo, 2014

Date and venue: March 2-5 (Tokyo, Japan)

Subject fields: Physics, chemistry, physiology/medicine and related fields

Lecturers: Professor Brian Schmidt AC FAA FRS, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2011, Professor Makoto Kobayashi, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2008, Professor Martin Chalfie, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2008, Professor Einichi Negishi, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2010 and Sir Richard Roberts KB FRS, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1993.

Participants: 98 PhD students and young scientists from the 16 countries/areas in the Asia-pacific and Africa region: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Korea (ROK), Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan and Thailand

Australian participants:

  • Lachlan Gray, Burnett Institute
  • Sean Hodgman, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
  • Tu Le, CSIRO
  • Edward Nagul, The University of Melbourne
  • Alastair Stewart, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
  • Michael Vanner, The University of Queensland

At the closing ceremony, Sean Hodgman was awarded the "HOPE award" for the best poster presentation. Sean recieved his award from the chairperson, Professor Kobayashi, the Nobel Laureate in Physics.


View a photo gallery from the meeting.

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