UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science

List of Laureates

2013
Xiangyi Li, China
In recognition of his contribution to science popularization, including as cofounder of the China Science and Technology Museum

2011
Réne Raúl Drucker Colín, Mexico
In recognition of his contribution to the promotion of science through print and television media

2009
Trinh Xuan Thuan, Vietnam
In recognition of his work in sharing scientific knowledge and its discoveries though print media in a form that is accessible to scientific and non-scientific readers

2009
Yash Pal, India
For his contribution to science communication in various forms over the decades

2005
Jeter Jorge Bertoletti, Brazil
In recognition of his role in making science better known and more accessible to the general public, especially to children, students and rural communities

2004
Jean Audouze, France
In recognition of his long career and role in the promotion of science, notably for his work in science museums

2003
Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy, Pakistan
For his contribution to broadening the understanding of science in Pakistan, notably through print and television media

2002
Marisela Salvatierra, Venezuela
For her outstanding career in science communication and environmental education in Latin America

2001
Stefano Fantoni, Italy
In recognition of his role to improve communication between the scientific community and the general public

2000
Ernst Hamburger, Brazil
In recognition of his extensive efforts to popularize science in schools in Brazil

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