Iranian female researcher wins UNESCO award in Nanoscience

2015-04-22 05:49:36 | Al Muslim News
Iranian female researcher wins UNESCO award in Nanoscience


Iran’s woman Professor Dr. Soudabeh Davaran was one of the laureates who received the UNESCO Medal for the “Development of Nanoscience and Nanotechnologiesâ€, Nanotechnology Now reported.
Dr. Davaran, a professor at Tabriz University, is one of the eight scientists who received the UNESCO medal in the field of nanotechnology, ISNA reported.
The medal awarded to the researchers who have significantly contribution the development of nanotechnology and nanoscience was presented by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to 8 laureates during a ceremony organized at UNESCO headquarters on April 10.
She is head of Medicinal Nanotechnology Department of Pharmaceutics College of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences and the professor of medicinal biomaterials and medicinal nanotechnology of the university.
The UNESCO Medal “for contribution to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies†was established in 2010 at the initiative of the thematic group on “Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies†of the International Commission on the Development of the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). The medal is presented to the researchers who have significantly helped the development of nanotechnology and nanoscience.


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