XXV IUFRO World Congress 2019
"Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development"
Curitiba, Brazil; 29 September - 5 October 2019
Congress website: <http://www.iufro2019.com/> http://www.iufro2019.com/
2019 IUFRO World Congress Awards - Reminder: Nominate Your Candidates Now!
For the upcoming IUFRO World Congress 2019 in Curitiba, Brazil, there will
again be an opportunity to honor special scientific performances and
achievements with selected IUFRO Awards. There are still good chances for
your candidates to be among the award winners, and to receive a ticket to
travel to Curitiba and be given the opportunity to present the award winning
work to the Congress participants.
Therefore, choose among the Scientific Achievement Award (SAA), Outstanding
Doctoral Research Award (ODRA) and the IUFRO Student Award (ISA) and make
your nominations soon. Note that you should only nominate candidates from
IUFRO Member Organizations! No self-nominations are accepted! The deadline
for submission is 31 August 2018. (See awards below.)
Find more information and the nomination forms on our website
Send your nominations to the Chair of the IUFRO Honors & Awards Committee
(Professor John Innes, john.innes(a)ubc.ca) with copy to the IUFRO Executive
Scientific Achievement Award (SAA)
Up to 10 awards to recognize distinguished individual scientific
achievements within the fields of research covered by IUFRO. Criteria for
judgment are: dissemination of results, implementation of knowledge, methods
or techniques in practical forestry and skilled research management (success
in publications, meetings, funding, etc. in a larger group than the
individual) and involvement in IUFRO activities.
Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA)
One award per IUFRO Division to recognize outstanding individual scientific
achievements among young Doctoral researchers and to encourage further work
within the fields of research covered by the Union.
IUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Science (ISA)
Up to three awards to recognize outstanding individual achievements
related to the main theme and sub-themes of the IUFRO World Congress made by
Master's degree students (or equivalent), and to encourage their further
work within the fields of research covered by the Union. Nominations can be
made through IUFRO Members and through the International Forestry Students'
Association (IFSA) via the IFSA Secretariat/Liaison Officer.
Furthermore, the Congress will also offer
Best Poster Award (BPA)
To encourage public dissemination of high quality research and to recognize
distinguished poster presentations by young scientists during the IUFRO
and IUFRO World Congress Host Scientific Award
Honours a truly outstanding scientist from the Congress host
country/countries who has elevated the profile of forest science and