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LAWRENCE — University of Kansas researchers increasing understanding of child welfare, geology and ecology have received this year’s Steven F. Warren Research Achievement Award and the KU Research Staff & Postdoctoral Achievement Awards. The annual awards recognize outstanding unclassified…

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Kansas Biological Survey are recruiting students to participate in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) opportunity in Summer 2023. The REU opportunities are part of the New Roots for Restoration Biology Integration Institute, a…

Three KU professors named AAAS fellows

LAWRENCE — Three University of Kansas professors have been elected as 2022 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellows, a distinct honor within the scientific community. This year’s fellows include: Maria Orive, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology and associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences; Robert Moyle, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology and senior curator at the KU Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum; and Michael Engel, University Distinguished Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. The 2022…


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