01.03.2011 -

Nominations close 15 June for UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science

Disk of stars and dust lanes in spiral galaxy NGC 2841. © NASA

Jointly funded by the Kalinga Foundation Trust, the Orissa Government of India and the Indian Government, the UNESCO Prize for the Popularization of Science is an international distinction to reward the efforts of a person who has had a distinguished career as writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme director or film producer, which has enabled him/her to help to interpret science, research and technology to the public. He/she is expected to have knowledge of the role of science, technology and general research in the improvement of public welfare, the enrichment of the cultural heritage of nations and the solutions to the problems of humanity.

Nominations for the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science should reach UNESCO (Division for Science Policy and Sustainable Development, Natural Sciences Sector, UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis, 75732 Paris Cedex 15, France) via your country’s National Commission for UNESCO by 15 June 2011.

For more information, see UNESCO Kalinga Prize. 

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