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16 Jun,2020

Come here to see the world laureates’ magnetic presence!

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The Shanghai Science Hall is on 59 Nanchang Road, Huangpu, Shanghai, China, which sits right in the heart of the city.

As we all know, the Shanghai Science Hall is a heritage preservation French-style villa, and its history can be traced back to the beginning of last century.

The past Saturday marks China’s fourth Cultural and Natural Heritage Day. Since the Shanghai Science Hall, one of the major historical and cultural sites protected at the national level will for the first time in history officially open to public, including the Shanghai Centre of the World Laureates Association (WLA Shanghai Centre) inside the Shanghai Science Hall, we have collected some of the highlights for you earlier.

Part One: The French-style garden in the city centre


The Shanghai Science Hall has become a popular spot for travellers in Shanghai. Photograph: Science Hall

Part Two: The World Laureates’ home in Shanghai

The World Laureates Association (WLA) is one of the largest world laureates’ organization, which currently consists of 148 laureate members, containing 62 Nobel Laureates.

WLA’s vision is to bring together the smartest brains in the world and to build a scientific and technological community of share future for mankind. WLA’s mission has always been advocating for science worldwide, and promoting the growth of young scientists and cross-border scientific cooperation.

The World Laureates Forum (WLF) initiated by WLA, is the foremost global scientific gathering of prize-winners. Since 2018, the Forum has been held from October 29th to 31st annually in Shanghai, China. On October 29th, 2019, Xi Jinping, President of PRC, sent a congratulatory letter to the 2nd WLF.


The external beauty of the WLA Shanghai Centre.


Entry into the WLA Shanghai Centre.

The mascot of the World Laureates Forum (WLF).


‘Science Knows no Boundaries.’—— Roger Kornberg, Chairman of the World Laureates Association.


The spectacular video shown on the screen and the wall of pictures of the World Laureates Forum will make you feel like you are in that scene.

The lobby.

The pictures of the members of the Executive Committee and the Steering Committee of the WLA.

Roger Kornberg’s handprint.

Wall of pictures of World Laureates

The ‘Tablecloth Forum’ is the unique component of the WLF Young Scientists Forum. More Than 200 International Top Young Scientists from over 62 World-Renowned Universities and Scientific Institutions are invited to come to the WLF every year.

Tablecloth Ideas Where Dreams Take Flight.

The scientist’s handwriting.

(Unlabelled Photographs are taken by Zi Qiang. )