The deadline for submission of nomination materials for IUFRO awards is May 15, 2023. The
specific awards are:
The Scientific Achievement Award: Up to ten awards. In recognition of distinguished
individual scientific achievements within the fields of research covered by IUFRO.
Outstanding Doctoral Research Award: One per IUFRO division. To recognize path-breaking
doctoral dissertations completed in the period 2018-2023 within the fields of research
covered by IUFRO.
IUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Science: One per IUFRO division. Recognizes
outstanding individual achievements in forest science made by Masters degree students (or
equivalent) completed in the period 2018-2023, in order to encourage their further work
within the fields of research covered by IUFRO.
Best Poster Award: recognizes distinguished poster presentations during the IUFRO World
Congress by under-graduate students, graduate students, and individuals who completed
their graduate degrees up to 7 years prior to the congress. For this award, the
corresponding author of the poster indicates consideration for the award during the
abstract submission process.
IUFRO World Congress Host Scientific Award: honours one or more truly outstanding
scientists from the congress host country who has elevated the profile of forest science
Further information on the awards, who is eligible to prepare nominations for
consideration, and nomination forms can be found here:
You are encouraged to consider nominating colleagues and the honours and awards committee
looks forward to receiving the nomination materials.
Best regards, Tod
Tod Ramsfield, PhD
Coordinator, IUFRO Division 7 - Forest Health
Research Scientist Forest Pathology, Canadian Forest Service
Natural Resources Canada / Government of Canada
Tod.Ramsfield@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca<mailto:Tod.Ramsfield@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca> / Tel:
Chercheur, Pathologie forestière, Service canadien des forêts
Ressources naturelles Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Tod.Ramsfield@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca<mailto:Tod.Ramsfield@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca> / Tel :