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Honours and Awards

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Scientific Congress Award Winners
Find out who were the award winners at the IUFRO World Congress in Stockholm:

Scientific Achievement Award (SAA), Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA) and IUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Science (ISA):
IUFRO World Congress Host Country Award:
Best Poster Award:

Distinguished Service Award Winners
At the IUFRO World Congress in Stockholm, four Distinguished Service Awards were presented during the Closing Ceremony.

  • Elisabeth JOHANN
  • Max KROTT

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 honours and awards listed below. In the selection of the awardees IUFRO strives to reflect the equity, diversity, and inclusion of its broad membership across more than 115 member countries and about 630 member organizations.

Recognition of Services to IUFRO

Honorary Membership
Distinguished Service Award (DSA)
Special Recognition Award (SRA)  
Certificate of Appreciation
Anniversary Certificate
Membership Certificate

Awards for Scientific Work

At the IUFRO World Congresses outstanding scientific achievements and contributions to forestry are honored with a range of IUFRO Awards:


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...