UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science

List of Laureates from 1999 to 1990

Emil Gabrielian, Armenia
In recognition of his efforts to promote public awareness of science and its role in the development of Armenian science and medicine

Marian Ewurama Addy, Ghana
For her activities to promote the understanding of science through her weekly televised programme and her activities to encourage young adults to study science

Ennio Candotti, Brazil
In recognition of his role to popularize science in Brazil, notably by conceptualizing a popular science magazine

Regina Paz Lopez, Philippines
For her contribution to the popularization of educational scientific programmes for children in the Philippines

Dorairajan Balasubramanian, India
For his work in promoting science and increasing public awareness, notably though science communication (newspaper columns, radio and television programmes)

Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, India
In recognition of his efforts to popularize science through print and electronic media

Jiří Grygar, Czech Republic
In recognition of his activities in spreading the culture and knowledge of science, notably through the medium of television

Julieta Fierro Gossman, Mexico
In recognition of her role as a public figure of science and for her contribution to spreading the understanding of astronomy to the general public

Nikolai Nikolayevich Drozdov, Russia
For his contribution to the promotion of scientific knowledge, notably on environmental conservation, and raising public awareness on environmental issues

Piero Angela, Italy
In recognition for his interpretation of a wide range of scientific subjects through a variety of media intended for the general public

Peter Akinsola Okebukola, Nigeria
For his contribution to reinforcing the teaching of methodologies of science education

Jorge Flores Valdés, Mexico
In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the communication of science and technology to a wide public, notably through print media and interactive science centres in Mexico

Narender K. Sehgal, India
For his contribution to the promotion of the integrity and accessibility of scientific knowledge, and propagating the scientific and technological culture to the broadest possible base

Radu Iftimovici, Romania
For his engagement in the popularization of science through his scientific books, articles, television and radio programmes, films and theatrical plays

Misbah-Ud-Din Shami, Pakistan
For increasing public awareness of science and acquainting the public with the role of science in bettering living conditions

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