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Awards and Honors for Iranian Artists
Monday, June 14, 2010
Active ImageThe 2010 edition of “Prix de la Photographie, Paris” (Px3) selected several Iranian photographers as winners. The 2010 edition of the Videoex Experimental Film and Video Festival has awarded Iran's Whistling under Water directed by Houshmand Varaei. Iranian filmmaker Tahmineh Milani's Superstar has been awarded at the 2010 edition of the Rainbow Film Festival held in the British capital of London. The 2010 Munich Film Festival will honor internationally-acclaimed Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami and screen a retrospective of his films.
Iranian Researcher Discovers SSRIs & Cataracts Link
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Active ImageA widely prescribed type of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) appear to boost the risk for developing cataracts among seniors, according to the first study to explore the subject.
Iranian Surgeons Succeed to Treat Eye Tumors
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Active ImageIranians have succeeded to treat eye tumors using radioactive plaques, overcoming the need for sending such patients to foreign countries for eye surgeries.
Awards for Iranian Artists and Academics
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Active ImageIranian filmmaker Peyman Haqani's Man Who Ate His Cherries has been awarded at the 4th edition of Russia's Zerkalo International Film Festival. “Macondo”, an Iranian play directed by Azadeh Ansari received the Imatra Award in the Puppet Section at the 7th International Black and White Theatre Festival. Two Iranian caricaturists have claimed the second and the third place at the sixth international cartoon competition held in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Dr. Negar Farakish received the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) Outstanding Thesis/Dissertation Award.
Iranian Artists Win Awards in Turkey and China
Sunday, May 30, 2010
Active ImageTwo Iranian artists have been awarded by Turkey's 2010 Aydin Dogan International Cartoon Competition, known as one of the world's largest cartoon contests. Acclaimed Iranian photographer Hossein Fatemi has received the bronze prize of the 2010 edition of China's International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP).
Awards for Iranian Filmmakers
Monday, May 24, 2010
Active ImageIranian director Esmaeil Monsef has received the Best Short Film award of the 58th edition of Italy's Trento Film Festival for his Oyan. Iranian artist Masoud Shojaei-Tabatabaei has been selected to serve on the jury of Turkey's 5th edition of Don Quixote Cartoon Contest. The Iranian film “The Hunter” wins the top award at the 16th International Environmental Film Festival Envirofilm 2010 running from May 10 to 15 in several cities of Slovakia.
Iranian Researcher Among World’s Top Researchers
Saturday, May 22, 2010
Active ImageCanadian universities have lured 19 world-leading researchers, including an Iranian researcher, as prestigious Canada Excellence Research chairs. In the field of environmental sciences and technologies, Iran-born Ali Emadi, a top researcher in hybrid engine technology, will join McMaster University in Hamilton.
Building Organs with Biological Legos
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Active ImageTissue engineers create a new way to assemble artificial tissues, using 'biological Legos' - cells transformed into bricks. The researchers--Ali Khademhosseini and Javier Gomez Fernandez--call their new technique micromasonry, and have just published a paper on the technique.
Awards for Iranian Artists
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Active ImageIran's Farhad Bahrami has received the first prize of the 2010 Ken Sprague Fund International Political Cartoon Competition, becoming the youngest artist to top the event. Iranian documentary filmmaker Kamran Shirdel was recently awarded the Italian Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI.
Iranian Scholar 2010 Fellow of AAAS
Saturday, May 8, 2010
Active ImageParviz Moin, the Franklin P. and Caroline M. Johnson Professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford University has been named fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences along with other scholars and researchers.
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