UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science

List of Laureates from 1999 to 1990

1999
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

1999
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

1998
Ennio Candotti, Brazil
In recognition of his role to popularize science in Brazil, notably by conceptualizing a popular science magazine

1998
Regina Paz Lopez, Philippines
For her contribution to the popularization of educational scientific programmes for children in the Philippines

1997
Dorairajan Balasubramanian, India
For his work in promoting science and increasing public awareness, notably though science communication (newspaper columns, radio and television programmes)

1996
Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, India
In recognition of his efforts to popularize science through print and electronic media

1996
Jiří Grygar, Czech Republic
In recognition of his activities in spreading the culture and knowledge of science, notably through the medium of television

1995
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

1994
Nikolai Nikolayevich Drozdov, Russia
For his contribution to the promotion of scientific knowledge, notably on environmental conservation, and raising public awareness on environmental issues

1993
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

1992
Peter Akinsola Okebukola, Nigeria
For his contribution to reinforcing the teaching of methodologies of science education

1992
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

1991
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

1991
Radu Iftimovici, Romania
For his engagement in the popularization of science through his scientific books, articles, television and radio programmes, films and theatrical plays

1990
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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