Yale Paleontologist Named a Schmidt Science Polymath Fellow

Pincelli Hull (Photo by Dan Renzetti)
November 7, 2023

Yale paleontologist Pincelli Hull, whose research into ancient marine life and ocean ecosystems has led to new insights into long-ago mass extinction events and what they might tell us about today’s changing planet, has been named a 2023 Schmidt Science Polymath fellow.

The prestigious fellowship supports recently tenured professors with remarkable track records, promising futures, and a desire to explore interdisciplinary research. It comes with an award of $500,000 per year for up to five years, to help support innovative, highly interdisciplinary research. The Schmidt Science Polymath program is supported by Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative of Eric and Wendy Schmidt. For more information, click here for an article published by Yale News.

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