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2009 L'Oréal-UNESCO Award
Duration: 04’41”
March 5, 2009


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01 :00 :00 :00 Opening ceremony by Koïchiro Matsuura, UNESCO’s Director-General


01 :00 :09 :06 Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Chairman of L’Oréal and of the L’Oréal corporate foundation

01 :00 :17 :16 Laureate for North America: Professor Eugenia KUMACHEVA (Canada)

01 :00 :22 :06 Laureate for Asia-Pacific, Professor Akiko KOBAYASHI (Japan), receiving the Awards by Mr Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, and Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Chairman of L’Oréal and of the L’Oréal corporate foundation

01 :00 :28 :11 Laureate for Europe: Professor Athene M. DONALD (Great Britain)

01 :00 :32 :02 Laureate for Latin America; Professor Beatriz BARBUY (Brazil)

01 :00 :36 :02 Laureate for Africa and the Arab States; Professor Tebello Nyokong (South Africa)

01 :00 :48 :19 Laureate for North America: Professor Eugenia KUMACHEVA, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada
“ For her research on fundamental and applied properties of polymers, including the conceptualization and development of new materials”

01 :01 :06 :12 Soundbyte Professor Eugenia Kumacheva

01 :01 :48 :01 Laureate for Asia-Pacific, Professor Akiko KOBAYASHI, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
“For her contribution to the development of molecular conductors and the design and synthesis of a single-component organic metal”


01 :02 :04 :02 Laureate for Europe: Professor Athene M. DONALD, Professor of Experimental Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
“For her development of novel electron and x-ray scattering methods and their applications in soft matter physics”

01 :02 :18 :13 Soundbyte Professor Athene M. DONALD

01 :02 :57 :13 Laureate for Latin America; Professor Beatriz BARBUY, Professor at the Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of São Paulo in Brazil. (Brazil)
“For her work on the chemical composition of ancient stars and its relevance to the formation and evolution of galaxias”

01 :03 :12 :05 Sounbyte Professor Beatriz Barbuy

01 :03 :47 :11 Laureate for Africa and the Arab States; Professor Tebello Nyokong, Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. “For her work in phototherapy and environmental remediation combining organic dyes and quantum dots”

01 : 04 :06 :22 Soundbyte Professor Tebella Nyokong

01 :04 :41 :17 End

Contact audiovisuel :
Carole DARMOUNI
Tél.: +33 01 45 68 17 38
Adresse électronique : c.darmouni@unesco.org

Author(s) UNESCO
Publication Date 06 Mar 2009
Europe and North America Latin America and the Caribbean Africa Arab States Asia Pacific