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Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

About

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki (pronounced "crucial-nitski") is the man with the answers when it
comes to Science and Technology.
The Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at Sydney University, Dr Karl spreads the word about
science and its benefits.
With weekly Radio shows, regular television appearances, magazine articles, podcasts, and
47 (so far) published books, Dr Karl is constantly in demand by the media and for corporate
appearances.
In 2002, Dr Karl was honoured with the prestigious Ig Nobel prize awarded by Harvard
University in the USA for his ground-breaking research into “Belly Button Lint and why it is
almost always blue”.
In September 2003 Dr Karl was named ‘Australian Father of the Year’.
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki received the Member of the Order of Australia Award in the 2006
Australia Day Honours list.
In 2019 the United Nations awarded Dr Karl the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the
Popularisation of Science at the World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary. The prize is
global recognition of Dr Karl’s gift for science communication. Dr Karl is the first
Australian to win the prize.
His enthusiasm for science is totally infectious and no one is better able to convey
the excitement and wonder of it all than Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
Please welcome… Dr Karl.
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