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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),
World Wood Day 2020 Online Celebration in China, March 21st, 2020
As an eco-friendly and renewable biomaterial, wood plays a key role in our lives and sustainable world future. The International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) celebrates World Wood Day annually on March 21st to spread the concept Wood is Good,
A New Educational Card Game about Wood was Developed
We developed an educational card game about wood. The game, called Wood Suey!, can be played by anyone and is aimed at making people appreciate the diversity of wood and think about its sustainability
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.
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
Keynote speech by Teresa Terrazas
One of our most active members, Dr. Teresa Terrazas, member of both the softwood and bark list committees
PHD Position and Scholarship Available at Stellenbosch University
Applications are invited to undertake a PhD study in the biology of the kinetics of wood formation
I.W. Bailey award 2019 goes to Angela Balzano
A panel of six editors of the Journal composed of Pieter Baas, Lloyd Donaldson, Elisabeth Robert, Uwe Schmitt, Elisabeth Wheeler, and Michael C. Wiemann has evaluated the four nominations for the I.W. Bailey Award 2019 best manuscripts or pa