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IUFRO WORLD CONGRESS 2010 - Nominate a Scientist for an IUFRO Award

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Thu Jun 25 13:20:22 CEST 2009

Dear Mailing List Members:

As at past IUFRO World Congresses, there will be the opportunity to honour
special scientific performances and achievements with selected IUFRO Awards
in the Seoul Congress in 2010.

If you know scientists doing outstanding forest research, nominate them for
one of the IUFRO Awards and give them the opportunity to travel to and
participate in the Congress as well as the chance to present their research
to the Congress participants.

Choose among the Scientific Achievement Award (SAA), Outstanding Doctoral
Research Award (ODRA) and the IUFRO Student Award (ISA) and make your
nomination soon. Bear in mind that you can only nominate candidates from
IUFRO Member Organizations, - no self-nominations are accepted - and that
the deadline for submission is 31 July 2009.

Find more information and nomination forms on our website and send your nominations to the Chair
of the IUFRO Honours & Awards Committee (Dr. Su See Lee, leess at
with copy to the IUFRO Executive Director (Dr. Peter Mayer,
office at

Dr. Su See Lee

Chair of the IUFRO H&A Committee


IUFRO AWARDS at the IUFRO World Congress 2010

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 will be 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 (ISA)

One award per IUFRO Division to recognise outstanding individual
achievements in forest science made by Masters 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 member
organizations or officeholders and through members of the International
Forestry Students Association (IFSA).

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
World Congress.

and IUFRO World Congress Host Scientific Award

Honors a truly outstanding scientist from the Congress host
country/countries who has elevated the profile of forest science and
research accomplishments.

International Union of Forest Research Organizations
IUFRO Headquarters - Secretariat
c/o BFW Mariabrunn, Hauptstrasse 7 │ 1140 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43-1-877 0151 0 │ Fax: +43-1-877 0151 50
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