The recipients of the Louis De Pauw award are listed by year. A short introduction concerning their research and contributions to Belgian paleontology are briefly discussed. The biography of each awardee will be updated after the award ceremony

Louis De Pauw, had no academic background but devoted himself completely to paleontology and natural history at the Museum of Natural Sciences and the University of Brussels (ULB-VUB). this award is a small gesture to remind everyone that the collaboration between citizen scientists and professional scientists should become the new modern standard. It is also a powerful message that citizen science transcends the misconception of being a handy and low-cost tool for professional scientists who use large groups gather big data.

Louis De Pauw, had no academic background but devoted himself completely to paleontology and natural history at the Museum of Natural Sciences and the University of Brussels (ULB-VUB). this award is a small gesture to remind everyone that the collaboration between citizen scientists and professional scientists should become the new modern standard. It is also a powerful message that citizen science transcends the misconception of being a handy and low-cost tool for professional scientists who use large groups gather big data.