Winner of a Forests Travel Awards 2018 Presented at the US-IALE Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, USA, April 8–12, 2018, April 24, 2018 17:33

We are pleased to announce that one of the winners of the 2018 Forests Graduate Student/Post-Doc Travel Awards is Ms. Monika Shea. Ms. Shea made a presentation at the US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, USA, April 8–12, 2018. She is a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA, studying the identification processes controlling vegetation in ecotones. The Chair of the US-IALE awards committee, Dr. Betty Kreakie presented Ms. Monika Shea with a certificate commemorating the award on 17 April 2018.

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Check for Updates: A New Function in the Article PDF Version, March 23, 2018 10:32

At MDPI, we always want to keep you up to date. Even for already published articles, some corrections or minor changes may occur. To prevent you from missing any updates, from now on you will be able to access the latest version of any manuscript by clicking on the “check for updates” logo that you can find in the PDF file, even if you have saved the file on your computer.

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MDPI Becoming a Member of UKSG, March 13, 2018 11:05

We are proud to announce that MDPI is now a member of UKSG, the UK´s largest scholarly communications community. Through UKSG, different stakeholders share their knowledge and experience in order to improve the knowledge and information environment for researchers. UKSG´s members include universities, publishers, content providers, intermediaries, and other similar organisations. Members participate in discussions and events on issues around scholarly communications.

The UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition is a flagship initiative from the UKSG and one of the most stimulating events in the scholarly communications calendar. It is held annually and attracts a large number of delegates. More information is available at

MDPI is delighted to be a part of this active community and we look forward to making our own contribution. We will continue to support organisations and initiatives that boost collaboration and vision within scholarly communication.

More information about UKSG can be found at The full membership list is available at:

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