Forests 2021 Travel Awards
As Editor-in-Chief of Forests, I am pleased to announce the two awardees for the 2021 Forests Travel Awards.
Ms. Pipiet Larasatie is completing her PhD at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA. She is an interdisciplinary scholar and social scientist researching sustainable business management and forest sector competitiveness. Her current research includes engineered wood industry development, public perceptions of wooden multi-storey buildings, forest-based circular bioeconomy, and gender dynamics in the forest industry and faculties of forestry. For more information about her research and publications, please visit her personal website at www.competitive-forest.com.
Ms. Tania L. Maxwell is a PhD student at the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE), completing a double-degree program focused on Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems at the Université de Bordeaux and Forest Sciences at the Université Laval in Quebec, Canada. Her professional interests include soil ecology, biogeochemistry, forests, global changes, R, and coding.
With so many high-quality applicants, the evaluation process and final decision were challenging. We would like to thank all the applicants for submitting their diverse and fascinating range of research topics. On behalf of the assessment committee, I congratulate the winners on their accomplishments.
Prof. Dr. Timothy A. Martin
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, 32611-0410, USA