Honours and Awards
The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) honours through a variety of awards those who advance science and promote international cooperation in all fields of research related to forestry. The scope of activities is spread through a number of IUFRO Divisions, currently Forest Environment and Silviculture; Physiology, Genetics and Protection; Forest Operations and Techniques; Inventory, Growth, Yield, Quantitative Management Sciences; Forest Products; and Social, Economic, Information and Policy Sciences.
IUFRO recognizes deserving individuals and member organizations through the following honours and awards:
Recognition of Services to IUFRO
The IUFRO World Congress, held on 5-11 October 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, was an opportunity to honor outstanding scientific achievements and contributions to forestry with a range of IUFRO Awards:
- Scientific Achievement Award (SAA) - Nomination form
- Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA) - Nomination form
- IUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Science (ISA) - Nomination form
- IUFRO World Congress Host Scientific Award
- Best Poster Award (BPA)
Special Awards within IUFRO Divisions
Complementary to IUFRO's general system of honours and awards, some IUFRO Divisions have created special awards recognizing outstanding achievements of officeholders in research fields of their respective Divisions. More...