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Post-doctoral Fellowship: Advanced imaging of developing xylem
This research will be done within the “EucXylo” Research Chair, a program funded mainly by the Hans Merensky Foundation (HMF), based at the Department of Forest & Wood Science at Stellenbosch University.
New PhD position in comparative wood anatomy, the Netherlands
A new PhD position (4years) on comparative wood anatomy in Naturalis Biodiversity Center (The Netherlands) is open for application, the deadline for application is July 31, 2020 and the position starts November 1stat the earliest. Please fin
I.W. Bailey Award 2020 - Call for Nominations
From 2014 onwards, the I.W. Bailey Award is presented annually for the best original or review paper submitted to the IAWA Journal by a PhD candidate or postdoc who has completed her/his PhD no longer than five years since the submission of
IAWS Call for PhD Dissertation Award to June 15, 2020
International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS) wishes to provide recognition to outstanding thesis/dissertation research at the PhD level by students throughout the world. I would like you know that IAWS PhD Dissertation Award for 2020
IAWA Global Xylaria Survey
The IAWA sincerely invites you to participate in the Global Xylaria Survey, which is available under wood collections on the IAWA website ( ), sharing information of your xylarium with the i
Update of New Editors-in-Chief and Associate Editors of IAWA Journal, March 1st, 2020
Please welcome our new editorial team of IAWA Journal. New Editors-in-Chief of IAWA Journal are Lloyd A. Donaldson (New Zealand) and Marcelo R. Pace (Mexico). Associate Editors are Susan A. Anagnost (USA), Pieter Baas (The Netherlands), Anne
International Summer School on Wood and Charcoals is postponed to June 15-19, 2021
Anatomical identification and functional traits to interpret past and current climate changes" is postponed to June 15-19, 2021.
CITES questionnaire on timber ID
At its 18th meeting (CoP18, 2019), CITES Conference of the Parties adopted Decisions Decisions 18.140 to 18.143 and 16.58 (Rev. CoP18) on Identification of timber and other wood products.
Announced interviews of the exhibition "Cambio" are available
The announced interviews of the exhibition Cambio, which has been closed in the famous Serpentine Gallery in London, are available on the following homepage (see rubric interviews) now. Please visit . Very nice and
Call for manuscripts of IAWA Journal 2020
The editors of IAWA Journal would like to encourage new manuscript submissions over the next month or so as we have plenty of space available for issue 2.
Extended Deadline April 30, 2020: IAWA Special Issue 2020 on Updating Wood Identification
To all IAWA members who had considered submitting an article to the IAWA Journal Special Issue Challenges and Opportunities for Advancing Wood Identification: from Wood Anatomy to Innovative Technologies but did not have the time to prepare
Dr. Fritz Hans Schweingruber passed away on January 7, 2020 in Switzerland
With great sadness we regret to inform that Dr. Fritz Hans Schweingruber passed away on January 7, 2020 in Birmensdorf, Switzerland. Fritz was born on February 29, 1936. He was the founder of the Dendrosciences group of Swiss Federal Resear
Atlas of Macroscopic Wood Identification - Book launch event
Ruffinatto F, Crivellaro A. 2019. Atlas of Macroscopic Wood Identification. With a Special Focus on Timbers Used in Europe and CITES-listed Species.
Open access of Pierre Détienne’s Unpublished Atlases of Woods from Madagascar, Indochina and Tropi
Pierre Détienne the great wood anatomist, formerly from Nogent-sur-Marne and Montpellier, France donated his unpublished work in French to IAWA in 2014.
The 6th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting at Hefei, China, November 23-24, 2019
The sixth Annual Meeting of IAWA-China Group has been successfully held at Anhui Agriculture University (AAU)
Digitalization of IAWA J Supplements 3-7 is available
Digitalization of IAWA J Supplements 3-7 is now available on the website
A MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Wood Anatomy is open for registration
A MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Wood Anatomy starts on 22 January 2018 (in french with english subtitles).
Scarves by Featuring Photomicrographs of Modern and Fossil Woods
Litharbory scarves are printed from color-enhanced photomicrographs of a variety of woods including native U.S. trees
A 2020 Calendar For Wood Anatomists
Plants With A Past. Inside Fossil Woods. Each month features multiple photomicrographs of fossil and modern woods.
Farewell Dinner in Leiden for outgoing Editors
On October 13, IAWA hosted an intimate farewell dinner for the outgoing IAWA Editors Emma van Nieuwkoop