If you are a PhD student and/or have completed your thesis in Forestry and Timber, here is a good oppportunity to make all your years of study even more valuable. The ECE/FAO Forestry and Timber section has launched a 10,000 USD dollars PhD Thesis Award, in order to promote scientific research on sustainable forest management. The prize of will be awarded to the best PhD thesis providing new data and insights into forest management, how to balance forest conservation, forest productivity and social well being.
To learn more about the award visit http://www.unece.org/press/pr2011/11tim_p03e.htm
The application form, as well the guidelines for applying, are available in: http://timber.unece.org/index.php?id=335