Hoodbhoy, Dr. Pervez

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Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy has been a faculty member at the Quaid-e-Azam University since 1973. In 1984 he received the Abdus Salam Prize for mathematics and is the author of 65 scientific research papers. He is chairman of Mashal, a non-profit organization which publishes books in Urdu on women`s rights, education, environmental issues, philosophy, and modern thought.

In 2003, Dr. Hoodbhoy was awarded UNESCO`s Kalinga Prize for popularizing science in Pakistan with TV serials and his film `The Bell Tolls for Planet Earth` won honorable mention at the Paris Film Festival.

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