2018 Best Young Investigator Prize

To: All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College

2018 Best Young Investigator Prize

To encourage research by colleagues, the Best Young Investigator Prize was created in 2015 to be awarded annually to the best paper published between 1st July of previous year and 30th June of the awarding year.


Entry into the Best Young Investigator Prize competition is voluntary.

Applicants must be members of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians (including Associate Members, Members and Fellows) AND aged 46 years or under as at 30th June 2018. 

The papers should be published in peer-reviewed print or electronic journals, and written in English or translated into English if they are written in languages other than English.

Only the first author or corresponding author is eligible to apply. One paper is eligible for only one submission, and each paper will be allowed to compete for only one prize.

If the paper has previously been awarded the Best Dissertation Prize of the College prior to publication, it will not be eligible for the Best Young Investigator Prize and vice versa.


The decision of the assessment panel will be final.


Submission deadline for the year 2018 Prize is 31st August 2018.  Interested colleagues can email their papers (PDF or MS Word format) together with the Application Form to the College Secretariat ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) on or before 31st August 2018.


The Best Young Investigator Prize will include a cash reward of HK$5,000 and will be presented during the College annual dinner in December.


Scientific and Research Subcommittee

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

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