Selden Honored with Research Award
Paul Selden, director of the Paleontological Institute at KU, has been awarded a Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Foundation in Germany. The Humboldt Research Award is for outstanding academics at the peak of their careers and in leading positions, such as full professors and directors of institutes. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future. The award is valued at $81,000 U.S. (€60,000). Award winners spend period(s) of six to twelve months, over one or more years, on academic collaboration with specialist colleagues in Germany.