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Field Identification Manual for Ghanaian Timbers was Published
Field Identification Manual for Ghanaian Timbers, edited by Rafael Arévalo, Emmanuel Ebanyenle, Alberta Asi Ebeheakey, Kofi Abban Bonsu, Ophilious Lambog, Richard Soares
New Postdoc Position in Wood Identification of Oregon State University
The US Forest Service Wood Identification & Screening Center (WISC) at Oregon State University invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in stable isotope
International Summer School on Wood and Charcoals will be held on June 21-25 2021
The Summer School Wood and charcoals in Mediterranean Forest ecology: anatomical identification and functional traits to interpret past and current climate changes will be held on June 21-25, 2021, in a hybrid in-presence/on-line formula.
Request for duplicate wood samples from Romania
The Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering from Brasov (Romania) is one of the flagship faculties in forestry.
New Members Elected to IAWA Council (2021-2023)
The election of IAWA Council members (2021-2023) was completed by the IAWA Executive Secretary office in accordance with the IAWA Constitution
New postdoc position in wood anatomy of Puerto Rican trees
A new postdoc position on wood anatomy in Bob Muscarella’s lab is open for application, and the project is on wood anatomy of tropical angiosperm trees in Puerto Rico.
The 7th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting at Lin-an, China, November 28-29, 2020
The seventh annual meeting of IAWA-China Group was held at Lin-an city, Hangzhou, China on November 28-29, 2020, organized by the Zhejiang Agricultural and Forestry University
Special Edition on Wood Identification 2020:41(4) was Published
The special edition of IAWA Journal 2020: 41(4) on Wood Identification “Advancing Wood Identification - Anatomical and Molecular Techniques”, edited by Yafang Yin, Alex Wiedenhoeft and Lloyd Donaldson was publishedon November 12, 2020.
Open call for nominees for the next IAWA Council (2021-2023)
We have a number of Council members who are reaching their term by the end of 2020 and whose vacancy will have to be filled according to the IAWA Constitution (amended version, 2007).
IW Bailey Award 2020
The joint recipients of the 2020 IW Bailey award are Dr Joyce Chery (Cornell University, USA) and PhD Candidate Israel Lopes da Cunha Neto (University of São Paulo, Brazil) awarded for their paper entitled
App CITESwoodID - published on October 24, 2020
App CITESwoodID, as a useful tool of computer-aided identification and description of CITES-protected timbers, was published on October 24, 2020.
Q-NET: New Network on Quantitative Wood Anatomy & Virtual Workshop on November 30, 2020
We are very pleased to announce Q-NET, a new community-based network on quantitative wood anatomy, and the first virtual Q-NET workshop on November 30th.
A New IUFRO Research Group: 5.16.00 Wood Identification
A new established Research Group (RG) of IUFRO,5.16.00-Wood Identification,has been approved by the IUFRO Board in September, 2020. Prof. Yafang Yin, from the Chinese Academy of Forestry
Charcoal study attracts great media interest
The results of the currently published IAWA paper The European charcoal trade (Haag et al. 2020, DOI 10.1163/22941932-bja10017) have attracted considerable media interest. Nature (news) and, etc.
The Survey of Pterocarpus erinaceus (African rosewood)
You are invited to participate in the survey of Pterocarpus erinaceus (African rosewood). Please kindly fill out a google form on ECOWAS-PARI collaborative research for data collection on Pterocarpus erinaceus (African rosewood).
Labs Closed, Researchers are Turning to InsideWood
The global pandemic has kept most of us out of our labs and away from the institutions where we work. In such times, online resources can help us to continue our work.
Continuously Participate in IAWA Global Xylaria Survey
The IAWA sincerely invites you to continuously participate in the Global Xylaria Survey and submit the survey via wood collections on the IAWA website
IAWA Twitter Account
From March 2020, the IAWA twitter account has been up and running (@IAWA_Wood). With weekly posts on our most recent articles
Audit of IAWA Finances 2019 Delayed due to Covid-19
The annual audit of IAWA's finances, normally scheduled for March has been postponed until next year, to comply with Covid-19 regulations.
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.